Siemens Systems Engineer in Sacramento, California

Systems Engineer

Locations:Sacramento, California

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Urban Transport

Requisition Number: 209109

Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Mobility goes digital. Getting quickly and efficiently from A to B is a given these days. But passengers expect more – and municipalities, transport operators and industry have to meet these needs.

The Mobility Division of Siemens AG is the global market leader for mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe and ecofriendly transport of people and goods – and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. Our range of offerings includes rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers unrivaled value-added in the rail sector. Our intelligent mobility solutions increase the availability of infrastructure, optimize throughput and create a new quality of passenger experience. We call this Ingenuity for Life.

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

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Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Propulsion and Energy Storage Systems Engineer is the responsible specialist for the cost effective design, development, system configuration, calculation and supervision of components for rail car propulsion and energy storage systems and their integration to a complete rail car.

The propulsion system will ensure reliable and safe driving and braking performance of the rail car and the rail car mounted Energy Storage Systems (ESS) shall be used for energy conservation and catenary free operation.

The Propulsion and ESS Systems Engineer will work closely with the other systems engineers for propulsion and auxiliary power supply and should also possess a broad understanding of the auxiliary power supply systems.


· Definition of requirements for Propulsion Systems and Energy Storage Systems (ESS)

· Development of complex specifications for Propulsion Systems and ESS and its sub-components including necessary calculations and system design

· Preparation of concepts and studies for Propulsion Systems and ESS concerning system configurations, control strategies, protection schemes and EMC/EMI

· Coordination of the Propulsion and ESS functionality with auxiliary power supply systems

· Coordination with mechanical design for incorporation of the respective systems into rail car design

· Preparation of proposal documents

· Coordination of the Propulsion and ESS within a project team

· Coordination with internal and external partners

· Support of the necessary test and commissioning activities (also on site)

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

· Required education: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

· Required experience: Power electronics, propulsion and energy storage system experience in transportation industry or related experience and/or training.

· Required travel: yes, app. 10%

· Additional requirements:

o Must be able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision or coaching.

o Proven experience completing responsibilities outlined above.

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


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