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Strategic Student Program Software Development Intern (CAS, Charlotte)

Charlotte, North Carolina
Internal Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 232220
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

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, Healthcare and Financial Services.


Job Description:

Siemens PLM Software

Strategic Student Program (SSP)

Discover your career with us at Siemens PLM Software!

We are a leading global software company dedicated to the world of computer aided design, 3D modeling and simulation— helping innovative global manufacturers design better products, faster!  With the resources of a large company, and the energy of a software start-up, we have fun together while creating a world class software portfolio. Our culture encourages creativity, welcomes fresh thinking and focuses on growth, so our people, our business, and our customers can achieve their full potential.

We’re currently recruiting co-ops for our spring and summer 2019 Strategic Student Program. Our co-op positions will allow you to find a career path that most inspires you. Here, you will apply your education to solve real-world problems, and turn theory into practice. At Siemens, our goal is to empower our students to become the next leaders of our company.


We have positions available in software development, user experience, data management, technical marketing, global technical customer support, and research & design innovation. For more information on our specific roles, please see the attached PDF.

Baseline Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Authorized to work in the United States without the need for current or future sponsorship by the company
  • Preferred sophomore or junior status


  • Victorious daily foosball tournaments  
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Employee discounts at our top customer sites
  • Networking with our global leaders
  • Mentorship from senior engineers
  • Individual career development planning
  • Professional and technical workshops
  • Energetic student community
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Potential for full time offers after university graduation and completion of the program


Cloud Service (CAS)
MindSphere Global Architecture Team


As an intern in Cloud Services for MindSphere (CAS-MS), you will dive into various aspects of software design in the cloud. You may work on critical projects in cloud based environments using modern tools, processes and concepts in an agile work environment. In this role you will be challenged to think in new directions, solve challenging problems and learn new things quickly.  You will have the opportunity to partner with senior engineers and architects and push the limits on our project teams across two disciplines:


Cloud Architecture

  • Optimizing existing systems for scalability and cost

  • Research, test and evaluate technology options and perform benchmark comparisons

  • Participate in build versus buy analysis

  • TCO analysis for comparison of technical solutions and architectures

  • Perform PoC to validate design proposals

  • Participate in Architecture meetings and discussions

  • Assist in documenting design concepts and contribute to the Architecture WIKI

  • Familiarity with design patterns and principles especially related to cloud or SaaS

 Software development

  • Follow Agile Software Development methodology

  • Adhere to best practices in coding, documentation, test automation, and deployment

  • Contribute in continuous integration and continuous delivery (CICD) environment

  • Assist with implementation as needed based on projects and sprint teams

  • Option to work side by side with development teams

    • Potential to be involved with an on-site scrum team

    • Work directly on a real-world deliverable


Organizational Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, or a first year Master’s student, in Computer Science, or a related engineering field

  • Proficient in Documentation tools (PowerPoint, Visio, WIKI markup, UML)
  • Knowledge of AWS or Azure preferred
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Java, C++, NodeJS, Python, JAVAScript, C#
  • Be flexible, open minded, and self-directed
  • Resilient and adaptable to a fast paced environment
  • Learn fast and communicate effectively
  • Ability to problem solve, investigate various new solutions, and report out findings

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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