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Product Line Manager - Power Systems Software

Schenectady, New York; Foster City, California; Houston, Texas; Wendell, North Carolina; Fairfax, Virginia; Minnetonka, Minnesota
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 225527
Primary Location: United States-New York-Schenectady
Other Locations: United States-Minnesota-Minnetonka, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-North Carolina-Wendell, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-California-Foster City
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

Responsible for communicating with customers, preparing proposals, and applying Siemens PTI’s industry leading power system simulator (i.e. PSS®) software portfolio to solutions. Develops and drives innovative customer-need based solutions within the US market, facilitating growth of the Siemens PTI software business.  Responsible for Siemens PTI software proposal activities including but not limited to proposal team coordination, marketing, leading customer calls, communicating customer needs to the technical team, preparing cost/book numbers, and participating in proposal financial reviews.



  • Proposal management for the Siemens PTI US Software Business

  • Own the development and execution of PSS® portfolio proposals in the US.

  • Drive technical discussions between the PSS® software internal team and the customer.

  • Establish customer partnerships to achieve business goals.

  • Promote customer satisfaction by exceeding customer needs.

  • Work directly with customers to increase product satisfaction

  • Manage a variety of marketing activities for the Siemens PTI US Software Business

  • Provide marketing feedback to the larger software team based on industry trends and customer knowledge

  • Provide technical and commercial sales support to the Sales team

  • Support the Sales team by delivering PSS® software demonstrations as necessary, both remotely and at customer sites

  • Communicate PSS® software portfolio features and functionality to support the sale of new software products/services/solutions

  • Participate in US market software user group meetings.

  • Occasionally work with PTI Global Software team in support of demonstrations, solutions and proposals for the business worldwide.

  • Continually looks for opportunities to improve products, processes and customer experience

  • Proactively seeks most up to date technology and industry trends.  Welcomes change as means to innovate. 


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Ability to communicate highly technical information clearly and concisely to peers and customers verbally, in written communications and learning and training situations.

  • Minimum of 8 years in technical, analytical software (power systems SW preferred) and/or electrical engineering within transmission and/or distribution planning.

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or related field.

  • Strong people skills and engaging presentation and written communications skills.

  • Extremely partner-focused, proactive and effective within a team environment.

  • Understanding of power system software (Transmission load flow, Distribution load flow, Transfer Analysis, short-circuit, EMS, Market Pricing, etc)

  • Understanding of optimization techniques related to transmission and distribution planning solutions.

  • Understanding of transmission market systems, security-constrained unit commitment, security constrained economic dispatch, “locational” specific marginal pricing, etc.

  • Understanding of transmission control system, network applications, state estimation techniques, etc.

  • Strong business and industry specific acumen

  • Experience in the US Power Industry 3-5 years.

  • Experience working within a matrix organization.

  • Must be willing and able to travel internationally and domestically 35% of the time.

  • Network Modeling  1-3 years

  • Software System Integration experience 1-3 years

  • C++, C#, and Java coding experience

Preferred  Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Ability to code in Python strongly preferred

  • Familiarity with UML modeling and IEC 61970 and IEC 61968 standards (developed in working groups IEC TC57 WG13 and IEC TC57 WG14), strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in the use of PSS®E, PSS®MOD, PSS®ODMS strongly preferred

  • Advanced Degree in Business strongly preferred


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