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Research Engineer Associate

Charlotte, North Carolina
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 226913
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.

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Position Overview


The Research Software Engineer is responsible for understanding the current product offering, its underlying technology, architecture & design principles, evaluating new technologies, design ideas, research new methodologies to solving software engineering problems related to the current field of business. They will be expected to provide input to the technical direction for one or more areas of the product/research. They are also responsible for building the tools and framework needed to take the research ideas forward into development. They are responsible for delivering core functionality that reaches a high level of quality with minimal defects.




·       Generate Detailed Design requirements based on software functional requirements.

·       Implement and test new functionality that supports the Camstar Platform in the areas of:  portal and

         mobility frameworks, proprietary tooling (Designer, Portal Studio, etc.…)

·       Modifies and develops the components required for simple to moderately complex application features.

·       Maintain development environments in a multiple branch software code management system.

·       Investigate and resolve reported bugs.

·       Perform reviews and approvals of other developer’s code.

·       Interact with other development groups and QA as necessary.

·       Interact with Agile product development team members.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


·       Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related science is desired

·       2+ years development in web based applications and architectures

·       1+ year developing tools, components, and platforms (Desired)

·       Excellent design, programming and debugging skills.

·       Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

·       Strong analytical skills, good judgment, passion for work.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


·       Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

·       Experience in one of the two following areas:

o   Experience on a software team developing commercial multi-user / mission critical applications.

o   Experience in Manufacturing Execution System application development or deployment, or similar custom software.

·       Familiarity with Scrum Agile development principles and practices with a good comfort level of working in

         this type of environment

·       Experience with software product management.

·       Experience of Web Services including Microsoft WCF Services.

·       Experience in Azure, AWS or any Cloud provider

·       Experience with SOA, Microservices.

·       Experience with either C++ or C#

·       Experience with JavaScript.

·       Experience with JQuery.

·       Experience with Web Services and API development.

·       Experience with database systems (Oracle/SQL Server).

·       Experience with NoSQL databases

·       Knowledge in IoT in the industrial landscape

·       Comfortable with Web Based applications.

·       Comfortable with XML and XSLT.

·       Working knowledge of NUnit or other unit testing framework.

·       Experience with Source Control such as TFS and Git

         Development experience in complete product lifecycle.

·       Experience with User and Custom Web Controls.

·       Experience with Angular and other frameworks

·       Knowledge and experience in .Net technologies.

·       Knowledge with JavaScript and CSS.

·       Knowledge with Java &/or technology stack for JVM based platforms

·       Comfortable with HTML, DHTML, and XHTML.

·       Visual Basic programming exposure.

·       Domain knowledge in manufacturing operations.

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