Siemens Informatics Engineer - IT Support in Newark, Delaware
Informatics Engineer - IT Support
Job Family: Research & Development
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Services
Requisition Number: 225741
Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Newark
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%
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, Healthineers and Financial Services.
With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.
For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers
The Headquarter Support Center (HSC) Informatics engineer provides expert level service and support to the Regional Units primarily for problem management and for more complex incident management of issues escalated by the Regional Support Centers (RSC).
This role requires keen troubleshooting, problem management and written skills to address and document technical issues that impact the Siemens laboratory informatics portfolio. HSC is required to work collaboratively with cross functional partners to achieve a final solution and eliminate root cause.
HSC is required to understand all aspects of Siemens Healthcare Informatics products to ensure troubleshooting and issue identification in the form of non-conformance are escalated and processed correctly via the Siemens quality complaint handling process.
The Global Informatics support engineer may respond to the most difficult problems either on site or through remote interaction.
The Global Informatics support engineer is also the primary liaison between theRegional Support Center (RSC)or Designated Complaint Unit (DCU), for problem clarification withResearch and Development (R&D)and/orOriginal Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)vendors for complaint investigation or confirmation processes.
This position is in-house under Siemens Healthcare service organization for Laboratory Diagnostics, and reports directly to the manager of HSC Informatics for Siemens DX. Requires passport or visa for international travel as needed.
Daily or monthly activities may include the following:
Updating / managing complaints to determine if they are non-conformance or enhancement to ensure the proper process is used for solution generation.
Creating and presenting data or information in a way that can drive a business decision to enhance or resolve a product problem identified through the complaint process.
Preparing technical calls and hosting global conference calls, which can include presenting information to technical experts either in person or via remote conferencing.
Creating / reviewing Product Support Troubleshooting Documentation (internal and external).
Troubleshooting technical issues including database and communication interface issues.
Using proactive tools or data sets to target accounts for remedial action and work cross functionally to formulate an action plan that is implemented by the local support organizations.
Working directly with in-house and OEM R&D to ensure the solution will meet the service and/or end user’s needs.
Design and deliver advanced training workshops for support engineers local or remote.
Participating in Service Element Teams to provide technical feedback
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Minimum 4 year degree in Computer Technology or related fields or equivalent experience. Preference will be given to candidates with BS degree in Computer Technology (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with computer concentration).
Experience with IT systems support, including clients and servers.
Experience with customer support ticketing systems.
Advanced Technical Troubleshooting skills.
Excellent communication and writing skills along with the ability to present to different technical groups and management via written and oral communication.
Demonstrated welcoming instincts, a personable and social approach and the ability to effectively handle team issues.
Proficient in Office applications (Word Processing, Presentation and Spreadsheet).
Proven success working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, while readily adapting/responding to changes in the environment and priorities.
Ability to troubleshoot Computer and Server Hardware Issues, without physical access to those systems.
Ability to decipher and analyze various Software, Database and System log files.
Ability to Work with different types of database software (MS SQL, MYSQL, Firebird).
Working knowledge of Linux and the ability to troubleshoot network issues.
Working knowledge of Windows and the ability to troubleshoot network issues.
Ability to Troubleshoot Linux and Microsoft Windows Client/Server software issues.
Experience with clinical informatics systems.
Demonstrated familiarity with and/or interest in using technology and ongoing interest in furthering personal professional development.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Familiarity with laboratory instrument interfacing and having worked with a clinical laboratory.
Support experience with Virtualization.
Experience working with SQL databases and scripting.
Midlevel Programming in an object based language.
Position may be filled as Staff Informatics Engineer or a Sr Informatics Engineer depending on experience.
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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