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Senior Traffic Engineer - Intelligent Traffic Systems

Austin, Texas
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Intelligent Traffic Systems
Requisition Number: 226404
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Division Description:

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Mobility is going digital - Siemens Mobility Division is the world's leading provider of mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly transport of both people and goods which help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people on all continents. 
Driven by innovation, Siemens develops intelligent solutions for the increasing digitalization of the transport sector.  Our range of offerings include rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers value that is unique.  We call this Ingenuity for Life.  Come and make a difference with Siemens.
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Job Description:

Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems' business is growing and we're looking to hire a Senior Traffic Engineer to execute ITS Solution projects that will shape the future of transportation. In this role, you will be focusing on Advanced Traffic Management Systems and Smart Cities Solutions - including Connected Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle, Traffic Management and Adaptive Traffic Control systems.  You will be developing system design documents, technical narrative, developing complete RFP responses, defining winning strategies, and outlining the benefits of Siemens ITS portfolio specific to the customer requirements. This role will report to the Head of Bid and Project Management.
Furthermore, you will be asked to lead project teams during project implementation and guarantee meeting business goals and customer satisfaction by executing complex ITS
projects. This role requires thought leadership in the respective solution space, applying
professional engineering practice in ITS industry, leadership and communication skills as well
as a strong background in customer relationship management, proposal management and
project management.
Responsibilities for this exciting role will include:
  • Understanding and managing regulating authorities, code requirements, and other industry-specific factors
  • Leading all efforts to generate project specific technical system design, system architecture, scope definition, and concept of operations to meet and exceed customer requirements together with R&D, Product Management, and other Engineering groups.
  • You'll be taking the lead on quotations - including costing and pricing for products and service opportunities to determine proposal feasibility
  • Leading all activities to write proposals, describing technical solution, formulating executive summary, generating customer specific narrative as part of a high quality and professional RFP response
  • Managing interfaces with executive management and other internal stakeholders as well as with customers, partners, suppliers, subcontractors and other external stakeholders.
  • Perform quality checks for all Subject Matter Expert input
Bid Coordination
  • Work directly with Sales, Project Management, R&D, Product Management, Procurement, Legal and Field Operations to develop and qualify bids/proposals
  • Review RFP's for feasibility - Complete preparation of offers, bids, proposals, contracts and other sales-related documents required by customers for products, solutions and services
  • Understand customer needs and match them with the Siemens value proposition
  • Present management with suggestions for improving volume, market share and price
  • Manage the individual bid teams and ensure bid and project schedules, milestones, and
    work breakdown structures are understood
Project Implementation: 
  • Work directly Sales, Project Management, R&D, Product Management, Procurement, Legal and Field Operations and external partners to successfully deliver projects based on customer requirements
  • Lead project teams and direct Subject Matter Experts, support functions, and third party
    partners to execute customer projects and achieve project targets
Customer Interaction: 
  • Provide eloquent and professional communication with vendors, subcontractors,
    contractors and customers
  • Understand the requirements of the customer and match them with the Siemens value proposition
  • Drive external and internal offer approval and release requests and processes in
    expedited manner and with highest quality
Minimum Qualifications for this position will include:
  • P.E. License in any of the 50 states
  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Electrical Engineering. Master’s degree or MBA preferred
  • PMI certification (or similar) documenting experience in project management
  • 7-10 years successful experience in the ITS industry
  • Knowledge of Siemens product portfolio – SePAC, TACTICS, SCOOT, CONCERT is a
  • ~30% travel
  • Relocation to Austin, Texas
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision or direction on multiple projects, with varying
    delivery dates, and for multiple stakeholders
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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