Service Engineer - Control Systems

Job Description

Addressing the evolving complexities of the energy landscape requires integrated energy ecosystems that span the entire value chain. Our Gas and Power Operating Company helps customers power the world in this time of change by leveraging existing technologies in different ways, developing new business models and technology systems, and employing cutting-edge data analytics.

Siemens has a fantastic opportunity for a Service Engineer to join our Gas and Power team based at our offices in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Reporting to the Head of Service Operations, this challenging and rewarding role will be responsible for delivering service, maintenance, upgrades and hotline support on our Siemens control system fleet in the power generation and oil & gas industry.

Your key responsibilities include:
  • Carrying out routine service, maintenance and troubleshooting activities of Siemens control systems at customer sites.
  • Performing system hardware and software upgrades and updates.
  • Designing and engineering solutions down to detail to satisfy the specified requirements of the customer.
  • Selecting products, components and designing network systems to be used in ultra-high availability environments.
  • Configuring the components and systems of the solution according to the requirements.
  • Executing projects within the quality framework (time, budget, functionality).
  • Fault finding and administration of control systems within the solution to ensure required performance and availability.
  • Supporting customers remotely and on-site and provide level 1 & 2 support in case of arising issues.
  • Responding promptly to incidents, investigate and provide temporary and/or permanent resolution of incidents escalated.
  • Ensuring success in terms of economic results and customer satisfaction.

What you will bring:
  • Degree in Engineering and / or Information Computer Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in the power generation controls systems industry or large-scale continuous operation industrial control applications.
  • Previous experience with Siemens DCS SPPA-T3000, SPPA-T2000 or PCS7 has added advantage. 
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge in configuring, installing and troubleshooting industrial communication protocols for third party interfaces (Modbus, DNP3 and OPC) is a must.
  • Strong understanding of high availability server/client clusters and networks.
  • Solid understanding of Network concepts such as routing, sub-netting, VLAN's
  • An understanding of cyber security concepts including firewall configuration, VPN and remote access solutions.
  • Ability to work on a roster for after-hours on-call support.
  • Willing to travel to sites and travel on short notice.

Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion helps us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower our employees to best meet work and personal commitments.

Job ID: 190838

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Ltd.

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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