Siemens Validation Engineer II - Building Automation Solutions - Hayward CA in Hayward, California

Validation Engineer II - Building Automation Solutions - Hayward CA

Locations:Hayward, California

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 222756

Primary Location: United States-California-Hayward

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:


Siemens is seeking a validation engineer to generate validation support documents and commissioning forms and functional performance tests for our team in Hayward.


  • Develops system life-cycle documentation for Siemens computer-based controls systems for building automation, environmental monitoring, equipment monitoring, and system integrations. Documentation includes URS, FS, FDS, FRS, SDS, SDD, HDS, HDD, Control Logic Diagrams, Trace Matrix, SOPs and other documentation as required by customers.

  • Develops testing plans including FAT, SAT, Commissioning, and Qualification (IOPQ) to prove system compliance with 21CFR Part 11 for electronic data and electronic signatures.

  • Authors Method of Procedure (MOP) documents and test forms for modifications to qualified systems per customer requirements. Oversees execution and reviews final executed document and associated test forms to ensure compliance with customer requirements and Food and Drug Administration Good Documentation Practices standards.

  • Populates test-form content specific to system based on approved engineering and/or system specifications.

  • Interacts with customer quality groups, customer engineering teams, General Contractors, project managers, Siemens Field Specialists, and Commissioning Agents on multiple projects to facilitate execution of test forms and ensure compliance with FDA good documentation practices and customer SOPs during test execution at all levels.

  • Reviews testing documentation to ensure compliance with customer requirements and FDA GDP standards.

  • Manages deviation process during execution of testing. Authors deviation form content. Works with the customer to resolve deviations recorded during test execution or system modifications.

  • Oversees test execution schedule to facilitate efficiency. Supports field execution of documentation as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

  • Required education: High School Diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam.

  • Required experience: At least two years of experienceas a validation/quality engineer or Building Automation Engineer.

  • Required travel: 5%

  • Other requirements:

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

  • Must have excellent communications skills (written and verbal) in English, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

  • Preferred education: Bachelor of Science degree

  • Other preferences:

  • Good understanding of mechanical HVAC systems

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, and Bluebeam.

  • Familiarity with Validation principles and GDP.

  • Two years of experiencewith technical writing of life-cycle documentation (URS, FS, SDS, HDS, etc)

  • Experience/Familiarity with engineering drawings (P&ID, Electrical, Mechanical).

Why Siemens?

  • Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.

  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage.

  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.

  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.

  • Extensive product training and professional career development.


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