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Software Developer - Intelligent Traffic Systems

Austin, Texas
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Intelligent Traffic Systems
Requisition Number: 229795
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility


Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.


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Job Description:

Position Overview:
On highways, down inner city streets, through tunnels and railway crossings, travels an endless stream of cars, trains, buses. Traffic is a complex, nonstop challenge for major city centers and small communities alike. Coordinating traffic, staying on top of its ebbs and flows, is a complex, demanding task for emergency support personnel, city planners and transportation system operators everywhere.
The burden of this task is bringing about significant challenges to the way traffic is managed.  Very soon vehicles will communicate with the roadway.  Autonomous vehicles are appearing on the road today.  At Siemens we are building customer specific solutions to meet this future now.
As a Software Engineer at Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) you will be responsible for shaping this future, by designing and developing software for a unique traffic management system to support a urban areas in North America. This system interacts with the connected field devices (e.g. traffic controllers, UPS, detectors, etc.) and supports the complex decision-making tasks to control and optimizes traffic in metropolitan areas.  While working to protect drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, and improve travel times.
You will be part of a small team, working in an AGILE approach.  You will have the opportunity to build your experience in the ITS market, while developing leading edge solutions at the same time. At Siemens we make life better for people, and at Siemens ITS we positively impact the quality of life of millions of American drivers daily by making traffic flow safely and efficiently.
  • Developing exciting new features for our evolving flagship products
  • Exhibit the personality of one who desires to be part of a dynamic AGILE software team in a highly collaborative environment
  • Participating in the planning, estimating, and executing of work packages within the framework of a modern iterative software development process
  • Participating in reviewing customers' standards, specifications and other documentation to determine software engineering requirements
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Background in C++ programming (2+ years)
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering or similar discipline
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of HTML, XML, and XSL technologies
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of OOD (object-oriented design)
  • BS/BA in a related discipline, or advanced degree. Typically 2+ years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills to function within an AGILE team setting, fostering collaboration with developers, testers, and stakeholders.  As well as communication with the customer to understand his needs
Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Experience in C#, WPF, and .NET Technology
  • Experience programming integrating with 3rd party solutions
  • Familiarity with Java and database design a plus
  • Experience with client-server systems and distributed software design
Why Siemens?
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.
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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