28 days old
2018-01-252018-03-10

Project Manager - R&D Future of Automation

Siemens
Berkeley, CA
**Project Manager - R&D Future of Automation**







Locations:Berkeley, California







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Corporate Technology



**Business Unit:** Corporate Technology



**Requisition Number:** 221205



**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



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



**Travel Required:** 10%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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. Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to better enable responsible and profitable growth. For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/







**Job Description:**







**Are you ready to make a difference and create the Future of Automation?**







We are looking for a motivated **R&D Project Manager** who would like to be part of a dynamic team in Berkeley, California.







For more than 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens success. Our **central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT)** plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own **future-oriented research** .







We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively **helping to make peoples lives a little better every day** . Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether youre helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology youll be working in the **heart of Siemens technological research** together with the best.







CT is seeking a member of its **Advanced Manufacturing Automation** Research Group of the vertical **Future of Automation** Technology Field in the **Bay Area of San Francisco, California** . In this research group, we shape the innovation roadmap towards the advanced manufacturing of the future; in collaboration with technology **startups** , leading **academic institutions** and **government agencies** . We are a team of automation-enthusiasts, innovators, engineers and scientists with deep technical expertise who are passionate about disruptive technologies in the areas of Machine Learning, Simulation, Engineering, Control, and Optimization. Our deliverables enable the successful transformation of the technology trends in Automation & Control into the business of the future for a multitude of customer products and services.







**What are my responsibilities?**







+ **Manage scientific projects** including the definition and execution of the technology strategy



+ **Calculate/assess risk** factors of a project. Anticipate potential problems and demonstrate sophisticated reasoning skills as well as creative, innovative and resourceful approaches to developing solutions to complex problems.



+ Provide **technical supervision** to achieve project goals.



+ Lead, and collaborate with others, both within and outside Siemens, to develop successful research proposals for **external funding** that align with Siemens strategic direction.



+ **Scout and evaluate new automation & control technologies** in collaboration with leading academic institutions and government agencies, by working with Siemens Business Units.



+ **Seek advocacy** from appropriate Siemens business units on potential use cases.



+ Manage cutting-edge research projects with **the best universities and professors** in the US. Co-develop with top academic partners the Automation Systems of the Future.



+ **Educate and transfer** technologies to Siemens business units for product implementations.



+ Assist in **project acquisition** and **project funding**



+ Represent Siemens at relevant **standardization committees** and forums.







**What skills are needed to qualify for the job?**







+ Bachelors required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. PhD preferred.



+ * BS plus 10+ years related technical experience



+ * MS plus 8+ years related technical experience



+ * PhD plus 5+ years relevant technical experience



+ Proven track record of preparing, managing and winning government proposals is a must**.



+ Prior experience in one or more of the following: automation, optimization, embedded systems, robotics, AI, machine learning.



+ Experience in applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to industrial problems.



+ Proven experience analyzing, designing, executing, modifying, and implementing research projects



+ Solid theoretical and practical knowledge of project management.



+ Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills in English required.



+ Experience working with international and multi-cultural teams.



+ Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on http://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs?view=category&id=33#







**What skills/experience are preferred?**







+ Experience working with National Labs and/or Government Agencies.



+ Knowledge of the landscape of automation standards and initiatives, especially the ones related to Industry 4.0: OPC-UA, DDS, IEC standards, OPAF



+ PMI Certification



+ Hands-on coding skills and ability to quickly prototype in C++. Further experience in Scripting languages such as Python is a plus.



+ Understanding the business of Siemens to identify and apply use cases for new technologies in the area of Automation & Control, e.g. Industrial Automation, Train Automation, etc.







**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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