26 days old
2018-01-262018-02-25

R&D Principal Software Developer

Siemens
Munhall, PA
**R&D Principal Software Developer**







Locations:Munhall, Pennsylvania







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Mobility



**Business Unit:** Mobility Management



**Requisition Number:** 221367



**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Senior level



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



**Travel Required:** 10%







**Division Description:**







**Siemens Mobility Division**







Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.







For more information, please visit: **http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/mobility.htm**







**Job Description:**







**Siemens Rail Automation**



Rail Automation supplies railway markets around the world with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication.



Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and mega-cities.



Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general. We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!







**Position Overview:**



The Principal Software Engineer aims at increasing competitiveness of Siemens products by creating sustainable systems and software architectures. The Principal Software Engineer leads, guides, coaches and motivates the team to enable, support and enforce an appropriate implementation, quality assurance, test, maintenance and evolution of the software architectures designed, even in the face of challenging, changing and evolving business cases, requirements, realization technologies and other forces (e.g., strategic changes approaching the project). The Principal Software Engineer manages and governs the design and implementation of the stakeholders requirements for a given project. The Principal Software Engineer ensures that the design satisfies all stakeholder requirements, allocates the various requirements to specific subsystem/components, ensures compliance with high-level decisions and monitors implementation to reduce architectural drift. The Principal Software Engineer must have an overall understanding of the business and ensure that decisions made with regards to the architecture of a product align with the overall business goals.







**This Role will include the following responsibilities:**







+ Provides technical leadership to the team, collaborators and customers with respect to state-of-the-art software and system architecture methods, tools and trends.



+ Performs architecture reviews and assessments



+ Ensures the implemented product adheres to the aforementioned architecture and decisions made around the architecture



+ Is responsible for the non-functional aspects of the product, ensuring it meets all required -ilities



+ Must take part in the Change Control Board to ensure all factors are included when making decisions about the architecture



+ Must have knowledge of each phase of the lifecycle and should be able to successfully lead and coach team members during each phase



+ Leads the most complex design, maintenance, enhancement, testing, implementation, and support of software.



+ Leads and designs the development of software test requirements for the most complex modules under development, executes most complex test specifications.



+ Leads and designs estimates for the most complex modules under development, and estimates own work.



+ Leads reviews of the most complex customers' standards specification and other documentation to determine software engineering requirements.



+ Designs presentations of the most complex technical findings and developments.



+ Leads the software quality process through the execution of the most complex module, subsystem and system test procedures.



+ Independently performs leading-edge areas of work for the professional field.



+ Preempts potential problems and provides effective solutions in reaction to application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, or processes.



+ Displays original thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems.



+ Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical/scientific knowledge for software engineering.



+ Acts as advisor to top management and business partners on advanced technical matters.



+ Represents the company as the primary external contact.



+ Develops team members through mentoring and coaching in complex subjects.. **Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**



+ Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Computer Science.



+ Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.



+ Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for area managed and basic knowledge of other areas in the company and how they interact.



+ Qualified applicants will have 12+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.



+ Proven capability to improve SW development/ to support the setup of new development teams **Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**



+ BS in Electrical or Software Engineering preferred



+ Advanced Degree preferred, Masters, PhD, or MBA. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience.



+ Proven capability to mentor SW development and the use of development tools sets



+ Very experienced with C/C++/ Java and various operating systems



+ Technical knowledge signaling, operations concepts in rail industry, rail products



+ Strong analytical skills



+ Experience with Embedded Control Systems design & development



+ Experience with Safety critical/Vital systems



+ Quality assurance, testing, test automation, verification, validation



+ Requirements engineering



+ System/ Software architecture



+ Standards, process and methods for safety critical hardware







**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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