Siemens Lead Software Developer SW House - Building Technologies - Downtown Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois

Lead Software Developer SW House - Building Technologies - Downtown Chicago, IL

Locations:Chicago, Illinois

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Region Americas

Requisition Number: 213944

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

As a Software Developer at Siemens Building Technologies, you will participate within interdisciplinary teams to enhance and develop products for the commercial HVAC market. You will be responsible for developing software products to satisfy customer needs.


  • Expert in systems design, implementation, testing, troubleshooting, and enhancing software applications for large-scale, complex building automation systems.

  • Design and develop automated tests for verifying complex system application functionality using an appropriate language or platform.

  • Create and review technical documentation for internal process and external customer support.

  • Collaborate with product marketing to understand and elaborate market requirements to propose or implement product designs.

  • Create and direct software methodologies for product design and model documentation.

  • Collaborate and lead in international, multi-site development in an agile environment.

  • Define and comply with documented Siemens development processes.

  • Expert understanding of quality attributes and their impact on SW product systems, design, and development.

  • Lead and contribute to design alternatives via prototyping, peer programming and expert reviews.

  • Passionate and self-motivated to learn and keen to constantly improve and develop skills to stay current with and investigate technology trends.

  • Participate in resolution of field problems in application of existing products based on thorough system impact analysis.

  • Define and ensure that secure coding practices are implemented i all aspects of the system.

  • Mentor Junior level software development team members.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in related discipline or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Typically 8+ years experience.

  • Advanced knowledge in multiple major programming languages and computing platforms (e.g. C#/.NET, C++, Java/J2EE).

  • Experience with state of the art full stack technologies (e.g. Angular, Javascript, Typescript, Bootstrap, Node.js etc.).

  • Practitioner of state of the art practices for software documentation and test-driven designs.

  • Strong focus to deliver quality in every work aspect, utilizing tools to monitor, analyze and enhance software code base.

  • Hands-on experience with state of the art source code control and application lifecycle management systems (e.g. IBM Jazz RTC, Git).

  • Proven experience applying software design patterns and principles.

  • Practical experience with software design languages, models, and diagrams (e.g. UML).

  • Experienced practitioner in agile development approaches with clear understanding and proactive execution for personal responsibilities.

  • Able to provide reliable estimates to tasks and project scopes.

  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience in complex systems.

  • Cultural sensitivity and experience working with global teams.

  • Advanced knowledge of virtualization technologies and platforms.

  • Power user knowledge of modern operating systems and IT networks/infrastructure.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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