Siemens Software Applications Engineer in Houston, Texas

Software Applications Engineer

Multiple Locations:Minnetonka, Minnesota; Schenectady, New York; Houston, Texas; Wendell, North Carolina; Foster City, California

Job Family: Research & Development

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Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services

Requisition Number: 231002

Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minnetonka

Other Locations: United States-California-Foster City, United States-North Carolina-Wendell, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-New York-Schenectady

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

Job Description:

Software Applications Engineer

Attention Applicants: Please note that this posting represents a general position profile to generate a pipeline of qualified individuals for this type of job and does not tie to a specific job opening. If you believe you are a fit for this position profile, we encourage you to apply! Following review of your application, you may be invited to apply for a specific role or to join our Siemens Talent Community. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Siemens.

The Company

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.

Siemens is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. Electrical energy makes the world go round. No matter where power comes from or where it has to go, we make sure it makes it’s way – every step of the way!

As the trusted partner for the development and extension of an efficient and reliable power infrastructure, Siemens offers utilities and the industry the portfolio they need. This includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid and energy automation solutions, power supply for industrial plants, and high-voltage transmission systems. Siemens is represented in more than 90 countries, with over 300,000 employees worldwide, and more than 100 production sites worldwide.

Digital Grid

The Business Unit Digital Grid is the leading global supplier of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power.

Energy systems are changing dramatically and in the world of digitalization, automation, and electrification the Digital Grid portfolio has products, solutions, and services to meet the most demanding challenges.

We have major locations in Minneapolis, MN; Foster City, CA; Schenectady, NY; Houston, TX; and Wendell, NC.

Siemens Digital Grid – Ahead of the Challenge – Ahead of the Change!

We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come expand your career in one of the best companies world-wide!

Position Overview

We are looking for a highly dependable and highly skilled software applications engineer. Specific duties include: develop, implement, and perform complex software related to Energy Management Systems (EMS). Analyze, design, develop, troubleshoot, recommend solutions, perform enhancements, provide technical support, and implement modifications associated with the EM System applications. Design, develop and implement application software for electricity markets using different programming methods.

Position Responsibilities

  • Active in all phases of system development; planning and analysis, design, development and testing

  • Provide architectural technical expertise to team concerning methods, procedures and standards to be used in the during the design and development process

  • Develop application from scratch and enhance existing software applications

  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and operational procedure for area of responsibility

  • Investigate and fixe defects in both the pre and post release phases

  • Follow and contribute to the team standard and utilize industry best practices

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software/computer engineering or related field and a combination of work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in C++, JAVA/J2EE, perl, and python

  • Experience with Oracle database and Java application servers like Tomcat

  • Experience with SOA & Messaging experience (JMS, ESB)

  • Experience in large system development

  • Ability to understand client requirement and come up with design solution, strong customer service orientation

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to achieve results within tight deadlines

  • Ability to work together on multiple teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time

Preferred Skills

  • Background in electric utility software

  • Masters degree in computer science or other relevant engineering

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