23 days old
2018-01-302018-03-11

Senior Manager of User Experience - Arlington TX, or Milford OH, or Cypress CA

Siemens
Cypress, CA
**Senior Manager of User Experience - Arlington TX, or Milford OH, or Cypress CA**







Multiple Locations:Arlington, Texas; Cypress, California; Milford, Ohio







Job Family: Engineering







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Digital Factory



**Business Unit:** Product Lifecycle Management-PLM



**Requisition Number:** 221437



**Primary Location:** United States-Texas-Arlington



**Other Locations:** United States-Ohio-Milford, United States-California-Cypress



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Senior level



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



**Travel Required:** 20%







**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, Healthcare and Financial Services.















**Job Description:**







**Position Summary:**







Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software is seeking a Senior Manager of User Experience, responsible for institutionalizing UX across our portfolio of products. This role requires a strong understanding of user experience best practices and hands on experience with interaction design, visual design, information architecture, user research and UX strategy.







This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to advocate the value of UX at every level in the organization. You will be working across disciplines, organizational and geographical boundaries and with customers from diverse industries to rapidly develop world-class enterprise software. Your challenge will be to take large, powerful and complex applications and transform them into the simple, intuitive and compelling experience that modern user expectations demand, while preserving their sophisticated capabilities. You will be working in a fast-paced, agile environment where you will have to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technologies and standards. The ideal candidate is driven by the desire to be a user advocate and is passionate about designing products that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn.







**Job Description:**







As Senior Manager of User Experience you will own the UX vision and strategy for PLM products. Evangelizing, coaching and mentoring the organization as to UX best practices will be an integral part of what you do as we continue to evolve our UX practice. You will work closely with Executive Management to build simple and engaging products as well as provide thought leadership on scaling the UX organization to the next level of maturity. Success will be creating and maintaining best-in-class user experience across our products.







**Responsibilities:**







+ Lead, mentor and guide a group of talented UX leads to meet their full potential



+ Evolve, strengthen, and evangelize a world class UX culture



+ Bring the voice of the customer and user centred design processes into the software development lifecycle



+ Work with executive management to play a strategic role in the UX investments made release to release



+ Define customer centric UX/UI measurement criteria and test to ensure we increase customer satisfaction with every release



+ Continue to pioneer adoption of UX maturity to level 5 institutionalization and build a top notch enterprise UX team



+ Collaborate and partner with Product Development to understand the vision of the products we build and ensure UX is highly integrated into the features and capabilities that are enabled



+ Be a change agent along with the VP to make good on the promise of high UX quality across our product offerings







**Ideal Candidate:**







In selecting for this position, we will focus on the following criteria:







+ At least 10 years of experience understanding and building world class experiences for the users of your product. Experience with complex Enterprise software products a plus



+ Degree in human computer interaction, human factors engineering, computer science, design, interaction design, library sciences or other related discipline required



+ Ability to switch easily between different projects, and flexibility to handle rapid change while delivering quality results



+ Comfortable speaking to all levels of an organization and customers



+ Strong team leadership skills, with the ability to build out UX teams from generalists to specialists



+ Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple, parallel projects in a fast-paced environment



+ Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles and geographical and time zone boundaries



+ Skilled at finding agreement among groups of strong-willed individuals and ability to influence others outside your direct reports



+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills



+ Willingness to travel







**It is highly desirable that the candidate possess one or more of the following:**







+ Is a Bold, decisive and courageous leader



+ Experience designing web and mobile applications



+ Proven track record building and maintaining UX teams



+ Expertise with establishing UX standards and gaining organizational adherence to those standards



+ Experience with Lean and/or Agile development approaches



+ Industry domain expertise in at least one discipline relevant to the Teamcenter Product Line



+ Experience as an end user of PLM software applications







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**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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