15 days old

Applications Engineer/Spec 1

Boston, MA
**Applications Engineer/Spec 1**

Multiple Locations:Boston, Massachusetts; Spring House, Pennsylvania; Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Process Industries and Drives

**Business Unit:** Process Automation

**Requisition Number:** 218257

**Primary Location:** United States-Massachusetts-Boston

**Other Locations:** United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates, United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Entry level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 70%

**Job Description:**

**Siemens US Talent Acquisition**

**Position Overview**

Software Product Consultant I for Life Science clients

This position is preferred to be located in the New England area, but could be located remotely when not traveling. Travel will be about 70% for this role.

Act as services consulting team member, individual project task consultant and subject matter expert providing support and technical expertise, for Siemens software implementation projects throughout the project lifecycle (including design, development, implementation, installation, troubleshooting, configuration, enhancements, integration, testing, deployment, production and post-production support). Technical or Functional specialization accessible after 6-12 months experience based on aptitude.

Interact and interface with the customer to support the management of customer technical and process expectations. Leverage technical and industry best practice and experience to help improve productivity and efficiency and leverage Siemens technologies. Works on complex issues/projects. Typically works under project manager within project constraints.


Configuration of S95 Level 3 Manufacturing Execution System application software environment combined with development of extensions in supporting programming languages and Oracle to meet customer requirements including:

Work Order Management

Recipe Management

Work Flow Management

Electronic Batch Record Management

Material Flow Management

Equipment Lifecycle Management

Create documentation supporting regulatory validation of the configured system

Write and/or execute validation scripts in the configured software environment

Understand the goals of the project work stream to which you are assigned, the break-down of project tasks, and be able to explain to the internal or external customer the work streams relationship to the overall solution, and the customers business drivers for process improvement

Assist to establish, build and maintain effective relationships with internal or external customers technical peers and help build new relationships through networking within the customer and other involved parties to support effective delivery

Provide information and feedback to internal or external customers in a timely, accurate and appropriate manner ensuring that key messages are communicated effectively

Provide technical advice and guidance to the internal or external customer in order to support the successful delivery of the solution

Support the delivery of process workshops to identify and document the external customers current process flow and requirements for the new software solution, providing input into potential areas of misalignment.

Contribute to the provision of consultancy for solution definition and aligning processes to software solutions, identifying gaps and recommending software solutions to close the gaps

Consult with the internal or external customer on how to best modify or design processes to align to the software solution and business objectives

Support the documentation of User Acceptance testing strategies for new and modified processes

Effectively work with others to satisfactorily resolve process issues

Generate documentation on business process alignment

Detailed Functions:

Requirements management and functional specification development

Interface to domain experts/SMEs

Development of solution architecture

Develop or execute test plans for performance and interface testing

Manage change control

Requirement tracking and quality assurance

Interface with Siemens product specialists for technical support

Commissioning of application in the production environment

Support of the customer project schedule and plan to meet customer requirements

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

BA or BS degree is required

Basic knowledge of MES and ERP functionality

Must be able to travel up to 70%

Basic programming skills (VB.net, VB Script, XML, Bootstrap) are required.

Working knowledge of Oracle database structures and writing SQL queries is required

-Must also currently hold an H1-B, Green Card or be a US Citizen, located in the USA.

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.

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

C# knowledge helpful

Knowledge of Microsoft system administration, IT infrastructure or Oracle administrationis strongly preferred

Experience with Enterprise software solutions (ERP. Scheduling)

Experience with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Knowledge of manufacturing automation systems

Internship in a Pharmaceutical, IT or Engineering discipline

**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.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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