Strategic Student Program Software Development Co-op (IT, SISW-PLM)

Job Description

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Strategic Student Program (SSP)

Discover your career with us at Siemens Software!

We are a leading global software company dedicated to the world of product lifecycle management; from computer aided design, to 3D modeling and simulation— helping innovative global manufacturers design better products, faster!  With the resources of a large company, and the energy of a software start-up, we have fun together while creating a world class software portfolio. Our culture encourages creativity, welcomes fresh thinking and focuses on growth, so our people, our business, and our customers can achieve their full potential.


We’re currently recruiting students for our Spring and Summer 2020 Strategic Student Program. Our intern and co-op positions will allow you to find a career path that most inspires you. Here, you will apply your education to solve real-world problems, and turn theory into practice. At Siemens, our goal is to empower our students to become the next leaders of our company.

We have positions available in software development, user experience, data management, technical marketing, engineering consulting, and research & design innovation. More information on our specific roles are included in this document.

Baseline Requirements:

·       Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Authorized to work in the United States without the need for current or future sponsorship by the company
  • Preferred sophomore or junior status
  • Perks:
  • Victorious daily ping pong tournaments
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Employee discounts at our top customer sites
  • Networking with our global leaders
  • Mentorship from senior engineers
  • Individual career development planning
  • Professional and technical workshops
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Potential for full time offers after university graduation and completion of the program

Information Technology

Enterprise Applications Engineer Co-op

In this role, you will become immersed in activities surrounding our Enterprise Business Systems. We work directly with teams that deliver Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Distribution Applications. We are responsible for system administration, database administration and Application Security following agile development practices. You will participate in projects that allow you to:

  • Contribute to building the infrastructure to be used by our IT partners
  • Work on a team in an agile development environment
  • Work collaboratively with Senior Enterprise Application Engineers
  • Work in a state of the art environment that includes SAP, Hana, SQL Server and Oracle residing in a complex Linux and Windows environment
  • Learn a broad array of tools
  • Continuously reflect with your teammates to drive continuous improvement

Organization Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a university pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT, or a related field
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Result-driven, detail-oriented
  • Eager learner and team player
  • Works well under pressure

·       Driven and self-motivated

  • General knowledge of Linux
  • General knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to research and resolve issues
  • Basic understanding of Enterprise Business Applications, such as SAP

Information Technology

Web Application Developer Co-op

In this role, you will become immersed in application development and support activities for our online marketing digital experiences, as part of our IT Marketing Applications group. We work directly with our Marketing Digital Platforms organization to build, deliver, and support web sites and applications that provide end-to-end digital experiences for our customers and prospects and self-service capabilities to our internal business users. We are responsible for every aspect of the software development lifecycle and we make heavy use of automation for builds and deployments, following agile development practices. You will champion projects that allow you to:

  • Contribute to building self-service web applications to be used by our internal business clients
  • Contribute to building end-to-end digital experiences for our end users
  • Work on a team in an agile development environment
  • Work collaboratively with internal business clients to understand their needs and build solutions to address them
  • Work with on-premise and cloud technology (e.g. AWS)
  • Produce and consume APIs
  • Work with structured and unstructured content in traditional and headless CMS
  • Work in the full stack (front-end, back-end, DevOps)
  • Continuously reflect with your teammates to drive continuous improvement

Organization Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a university pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT, or a related field
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Result-driven, detail-oriented
  • Eager learner and team player
  • Works well under pressure

·       Driven and self-motivated

  • Working knowledge of Javascript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Working knowledge of server-side Javascript (e.g. Node.js) is preferred but not required

·       Working knowledge of AWS is preferred but not required

Lifecycle Collaboration Software

UI/UX Designer

As part of our Lifecycle Collaboration Software (LCS) organization, you will become immersed in development projects for our Teamcenter software. Teamcenter is our database management software, which allows customers to digitally manage product and manufacturing data. Teamcenter virtually connects and enables collaboration with key players across the product development line. In LCS you will help define new approaches and create fresh functionality. Your responsibility will be to engage in one of our innovative teams by:

  • Designing and developing Teamcenter framework and tools
  • Creating tools, utilities and script development for automation
  • Diving into requirements definition, in-depth analysis, and code implementation
  • Discovering solutions to our problem reports
  • Studying for a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, Industrial Design, Interactive Web Multimedia, or a related field
  • Strong coding skills in C, C++, C#, JAVA or XML
  • Commanding grasp of JavaScript, HTML, ANGULAR
  • Have experience with, or able to learn, development environments (Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse), development tools, and Windows/Unix environments
  • Write clean, robust and maintainable code
  • Inspire collaboration
  • Be a curious question asker
  • Driven and self-motivated

·       Championing all steps in the software development lifecycle (specs, design, construction, test planning and execution)

·       Validating software quality through unit testing, writing automated tests, and bug fixing

·       Analyzing data and reviewing our build/test metrics to make key recommendations

Organization Requirements:



Job ID: 180607

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-Time temporary



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