Solution Architect - Semiconductor Manufacturing - Any Major U.S. City

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 234457
Primary Location: United States--
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 75%

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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Job Description:

The Siemens PLM Software Professional Services team takes pride in delivering customers leading edge manufacturing, planning, quality and laboratory management systems through a Professional Services team that is unparalleled in the industry. Siemens PLM Software is seeking candidates with semiconductor manufacturing industry experience in process design, controls, interfacing, and/or quality to enhance our field services team as a Solution Architect.
Position Overview
A Siemens PLM Solution Architect provides industry guidance, implementation services and mentoring to our customers in the Americas, specifically around the Siemens PLM Software suite of products. Siemens PLM Professional Services is a cooperative team environment utilizing domain experience to provide end to end solutions to everyday manufacturing challenges.   Team members actively work with Consultants, Developers, other Solution/Product Architects, Project Managers, and other internal & external interfaces such as Industry and Product Development teams to ensure that our customers succeed in their objectives.   
Position Responsibilities
As a part of the Siemens ownership culture, provide the highest value to our customers using industry knowledge and best-practices to architect, develop, configure and deploy end to end software solutions to enhance their semiconductor manufacturing capability, efficiency, and quality
Understand, refine and document customer needs and lead the architectural design element to address their business requirements
Utilize your own knowledge and background to challenge customers to think differently
Support project management activities to control scope, cost, schedule and quality
Interact with customers to support management of expectations and customer adoption
Provide input to Product Development in the creation of the product roadmap and influence the design of new functionality and industry solutions
Provide continual improvement through active participation in Communities of Practice and contribution to the enhancement of best practices
Travel up to 75% required but 25-50% most of the time.
Required Skills:
  1. Excellent communication and personable – able to present to customers.
  2. Very familiar with Object Oriented programming (C#, Java, .net) and the whole Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process.  May have to correct, diagnose problems with written code or determine how to do it better.  May at times use tools like Microsoft Studio for this.  Need previous experience writing code/programming.
  3. Experience in the Semi conductor industry (customers such as Qorvo, Skyworks, Trumpf, Corning, BRIDG, Western Digital, FLIR, Aptina, Agilent, II-VI (Two Six), On Semi, Philips, Rochester Electronics, VLSIP). Knowledge of what people do in making semi-conductors; the equipment used, the processes used; how silicon moves through the process, the fabrication plants used. 
BS in engineering or computer science or equivalent degree in a technical field
5+ years in Domain experience in automated semiconductor manufacturing processes (front end and/or back end), Manufacturing Execution Systems, Process Monitoring, Process Control, Equipment Interfaces (via SECS/GEM, HSMS) Test and Equipment Database Interfaces
5+ years of experience with Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC), best practices, standards, and testing approaches with strong familiarity with a high level programming language such as JAVA, C++, C#
3+ years of experience customer requirements gathering and design writing
Intermediate level Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) skills
Self-managed; strong communication skills (written and oral); leadership of small teams
3+ years of experience in customer-facing experience and related soft skills
Location – Any U.S. City near a Major airport
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Experience in discrete and/or process industry manufacturing environments
Experience developing systems that integrate corporate solutions (PLM, ERP, WHMS, etc.) and/or controls level solutions (test equipment, OPC, PLCs, flat-file, etc.)
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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