Software Application Specialist, Digital Grid

Job Description

Real trendsetters in every language.

Before our software developers write even a single line of code, they must understand what drives our customers. What is the environment? What is the user story based on? Implementation requires trying, testing, and improving outcomes until a final solution emerges. Knowledge promotes the sharing of expertise through discussions with colleagues from all over the world. Join our team and embrace our cutting-edge technology and innovation. 

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle. 
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.  
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused. 
Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is the one-stop supplier for sophisticated energy management technology across the entire energy conversion chain – from power transmission right through to the customer – and makes it possible to adapt smart power grids to future demands, through modernization and capability enhancement. Our technology simplifies the data management, business process execution and control of power grids and ensures an economic, reliable, intelligent, highly available and efficient grid operations. 

One of the business units in the Siemens Smart Infrastructure Operating Company is Digital Grid, which brings to market solutions that over time, are scalable and compliant with industry standards for interoperability and security.  Siemens is making Digital Grid a reality by partnering with utilities and cities to implement their Digital Grid visions. We have major locations in Toronto, Montreal, Fredericton and Regina Canada.  We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. 

The Software Application Specialist will be responsible to work independently as well as within a project team to convert customer business requirements into Siemens Solution configuration parameters. This is a customer facing role that includes ongoing interactions between Siemens software business units and Siemens clients while solving any technical matters arising during the client’s implementation process.

This position is a customer facing role requiring technical experience in utility smart grid software systems and bilingual technical interaction (French & English).  The Software Application Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of Siemens EnergyIP Meter Data Management (MDM) software. The Software Application Specialist will have to work at a minimum 50% of the time on customer premise. This role will report to the Head of Digital Grid Software for Siemens Canada Limited. 

Responsibilities:
  • Work in close collaboration with Siemens utilities customers in Montreal, Quebec to convert their business requirements into Siemens solution configuration parameters  
  • Install, configure, test and support Siemens software applications in both a customer on-premise and Siemens cloud environment  
  • Provide work estimates and regular status updates to be used in project planning & tracking
  • Assist in designing workflows, new processes, data flows and integrations with existing systems and business practices
  • Create and deliver end user training
  • Create, execute and support customer acceptance test plans for Siemens Smart Grid Application solutions
  • Provide technical assistance with the creation of operational processes
  • Identify log track and assist in the resolution of software and process issues
  • Provide the first and second tier of support for technical questions on software functionality from end-users, internal and external customers
  • Implement and deliver projects with minimal supervision
  • Execute operational systems maintenance tasks to ensure optimal continued systems performance
What will you need to succeed?

  • Technical diploma (DEC) or University degree (BAC) in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of customer facing software implementation experience and deployment of Enterprise Software Applications
  • Experience with Linux, Apache and Oracle are a must
  • Experience in the Electric, smart metering and Utility industry, an asset
  • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups
  • Strong background in a customer-focused environment 
  • Very good knowledge of French and English, both written and spoken
About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Job ID: 191156

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

By submitting personal information to Siemens Canada Limited or its affiliates, service providers and agents, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes described in our Privacy Code available at www.siemens.ca.


Siemens s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

En transmettant des renseignements personnels à Siemens Canada limitée ou à ses sociétés affiliées, à ses fournisseurs de services ou à ses agents, vous nous autorisez à recueillir, à utiliser et à divulguer ces renseignements aux fins prévues dans notre Code de protection de la confidentialité, que vous pouvez consulter au www.siemens.ca.

Can't find what you are looking for?

Let's stay connected

Can't find what you are looking for?