Applications Engineer

Job Description

Interested in helping Siemens take Building Controls to the next level with Automated Engineering?

Position Overview
  • Become the subject matter expert for how buildings work 
  • Become fluent with the strategies of ASHRAE, HCA, FIMs, APAR, NIST
  • Develop a complete understanding of corporate product line and technologies through an expert knowledge of product functionality and end-user operations
  • Follow, maintain and develop standards
  • Identify and create programming solutions, pre-functional and functional tests
  • Lead development of the Automated Programming Tool (APT)
  • Direct external contractor to deliver new solutions for APT
  • Analyze potential partner relationships for the product
  • Serve as the internal and external evangelist for the APT offering
  • Use your existing skills to consult with the development of Autonomous Buildings, Fault Detection (FDD) and Continuous Commissioning
  • Design and maintain workflows for program validation and acceptance
  • Design and maintain specification documentation on programming, sequences and point database
  • Provide guidance and answers detailed questions from internal and external customers related to products and building operation.
  • Provide technical leadership on building operations and control products to assist with the design and implementation of a new equipment and strategies in the APT platform
  • Develop programming solution to meet requirements 
  • Review feature requests and negotiate solutions.  Develop alternative recommendations for very complex customer specifications and/or processes to meet customer needs and improve over-all productivity.
  • Guide investigations and analysis of very complex field problems
  • Develop new, improved and smart APT solutions.
  • Write requirements for enhancements to APT UI

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent, Mechanical, Electrical or Energy Engineering, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of successful experience with the design and commissioning tools.
  • 5+ years of successful experience in building controls, automation and HVAC. 
  • Competent with the commissioning process from reading specifications to customer acceptance
  • Understanding of the smart buildings, energy and automation industry is required.
  • Understanding of mechanical and automation systems is required.
  • Understanding programming with PPCL and HVAC control strategies in today’s market
  • Recognized expert in: - How buildings work; air systems, water systems, etc. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and advanced problem-solving skills. 
  • Self-motivated individual who is comfortable working in a team environment while showing leadership skills to help drive the direction of the team.
  • Comfortable presenting complex technical topics to business and technical audiences live or via webinar.
  • Ability to see and sell the big picture while keeping track of all the details you are responsible for.
  • Travel up to 10% at times.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Experience with Software and Technology development process a plus
  • Understanding of electrical systems a plus
  • Understanding how to write functional requirements is a plus
  • Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments. 
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of buildings and control systems
  • Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. 
  • Typically, 5-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

Job ID: 188217

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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