Siemens Rail Electrification Requirements Engineer in Tualatin, Oregon

Rail Electrification Requirements Engineer

Locations:Tualatin, Oregon

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Turnkey Projects & Electrification

Requisition Number: 221069

Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Tualatin

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

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, Healthineers and Financial Services.

Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Position Overview

The Requirements Engineer will assume the roles and responsibilities of the Requirements Manager in Projects (RMiP) will support the project manager and the project team with the objective of completely recording, following up and evidencing all internal and external requirements and conditions for the project. As member of the project team, the RM coordinates the identification, follow-up and evidencing of requirements within the project. The RMiP is responsible for administration of the recorded requirements using a RM tool, supports the users of this application and enables the creation of project-specific reports and metrics. The RMiP will play a vital role in the safe and timely completion of RM process to ensure projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.


Provides the necessary tools and structures for the purpose of processing the requirements.

Plans and coordinates the RM project and supports the preparation of requirements documentation (e.g. system requirement specifications, system design specifications).

Ensures the integrity of requirements in line with the rules defined by the Requirements Management process.

Checks and documents the completeness of all evidences for compliance with the requirements.

Provides the controlling instruments that are necessary for the RM tool.

Provides the user (group)-specific reports.

Main Tasks:

o Planning

§ Clarification and determination of RM structures (e.g. levels, modules, attributes) by the project’s underlying conditions

§ Creation, finalization, implementation and maintenance of the RM plan

§ Implementation of the requirements management process within the project

o Implementation

§ Determination of project requirement sources in accordance with project and system manager (e.g. customer requirements, standards, conditions) and transfer to the RM system

§ Maintenance and continuous updating of requirements documentation (e.g. requirements database, system design specifications, system requirement specifications, operating conditions)

§ Methodical support of system engineering in the definition, follow-up and processing of requirements and in creation of the system architecture and technical interfaces

§ Methodical support of the RAMS manager in the definition of RAMS-dependent requirements and conditions and performance of groundwork for safety and RAM documents (safety plan, safety case, etc.)

§ Reporting about the status of requirement management

§ Clarification and specification of the interfaces to non-Siemens RM systems (e.g. customer databases)

§ Participation in reviews and releases of RM-relevant documents

§ Supporting in checking RM-relevant PM milestone results

§ Preparation of baselines and associated documentation in the form of verification reports as a basis for verification, validation and assessment

o Checking

§ Checking for adherence to RM process specifications and project-specific RM rules

Mentor Junior staff as required

Active team player and be able to work well independently and in a team setting


Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (preferred)


Knowledge & Experience:

Minimum 10 years’ experience working as a Requirements Engineer / Requirements Manager

Solid demonstrable knowledge and experience using IBM DOORS

Solid demonstrable knowledge and experience of verification and validation

Rail experience is strongly preferred

Specific Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities for this Post:

Accept a personal responsibility to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions

Take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions that could have an environmental impact

Ensure compliance with the business procedures relative to their position

Follow emergency procedures

Wear approved protective clothing and use safety equipment when required by health and safety regulations

Use all equipment provided safely - notify local management of any observed deficiencies or defects as soon as they become apparent

Inform management of any changes in materials, plant or processes and of any new materials, plant or processes which become apparent in the course of work that may impact on safety or the environment

Inform management of any potential items that could improve Siemens environmental performance

Immediately inform management of any observed hazards, injuries or dangerous occurrences, which become apparent during work

Stop work when instructed to do so and only resume or commence work when instructed it is safe to do so

Report all safety and environmental incidents and accidents



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