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Senior Systems Engineer - Motion Control

Norcross, Georgia

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Factory Automation
Requisition Number: 226456
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Norcross
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 65%

Division Description:

DF-Factory Automation


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

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:


Systems Engineer – Motion Control Solutions




Position Overview 



Siemens Industry – Factory Automation business unit has a Systems Engineer position available. The position is focused on motion control solutions using a Siemens-centric architecture. 


 This is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong team providing the best end to end industrial automation solutions in the market.  Siemens is leading the charge in providing innovative solutions to bolster the manufacturing renaissance in the US.





  • Acts as the technical resource for customer motion control applications.

  • Generates specific motion control collateral such as application notes and demo’s for reuse by others.

  • Actively participates in account planning sessions in cooperation with the local sales and technical resources on strategic opportunities.

  • Provides customers and account representatives with technical product advice and demonstration support during pre-sales discussions.

  • Performs hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.

  • Provides software development.

  • Supports marketing and knowledge transfer through participation in events such as product/technology core teams and Siemens technical conferences. 


Required knowledge/skills, Education, and Experience



A Systems Engineer is experienced in automation architectures involving multiple products and technologies. A Senior Systems Engineer has  knowledge in multiple automation areas.  Automation areas include PLC’s, Networking, HMI panels, SCADA, PC-Based Automation, Safety, and Drives/Motion. The Systems Engineer for motion is focused on motion solutions and actively participates on product/technology core teams bringing depth of knowledge around motion solutions to the core teams.

  • Technical Skills Required

    • Motion Control

    • PLC’s

    • Networking

    • HMI Panels  

  • Engineering Soft Skills Required

    • Programming

    • Proof of concept

    • Knowledge transfer

    • Commissioning support

    • Communicating well with customers 

  • BS in electrical/computer/mechanical engineering or computer science.

  • Typically 1-5 years of experience in automation/motion systems and demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.



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