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Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Backend

Cypress, California
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 238252
Primary Location: United States-California-Cypress
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

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, 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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Position Overview

The Senior Software Engineer works with cross-functional teams to develop products, business processes, and cloud applications. The Senior Engineer follows industry best practices to design, develop, modify, and implement highly available and scalable cloud services. The Engineer also leads research and development of new cloud technologies and methodologies to maintain our competitive edge.



·       Creates, documents, and executes software design, which may involve significant re-architecture of important existing systems, defining and coordinating implementation

·       Develop and deliver cloud-hosted services which meet business goals and non-functional requirements, including the migration of legacy systems and business logic

·       Define, design and deliver robust automation processes and tooling for cloud computing infrastructure

·       Support product development by providing technical input during requirements gathering and refinement

·       Promote innovation through the ability to introduce new technologies and knowledge into one or more product areas and throughout cross-functional teams

·       Provide problem resolution and technical leadership for a product development team

·       Work without supervision on highly complex projects with complete latitude for independent judgment and technical expertise


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·       Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent study or experience

·       5+ years of professional experience in software development

·       2+ years of experience delivering cloud-hosted solutions on AWS

·       Proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Python, or Node.js

·       Proficiency in at least one scripting language for automation, such as Bash, Python, or Go

·       Understanding of software and infrastructure security fundamentals, including but not limited to: secure coding practices, application development, encryption in transit and at rest, identity and access management, and SSL certificate management

·       Familiarity with key offerings of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform, including but not limited to: highly available service development, database development, storage services, infrastructure automation, and identity and access management (IAM)

·       Familiarity with modern development practices for cloud-hosted services, including but not limited to the following: microservices architecture, API gateway architectural style

·       Proven ability to understand and lead delivery of complex products and solutions

·       Strong business, problem-solving, oral communication, and written communication skills


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Highly desirable candidates will also possess one or more of the following:

·       Developer or Architect AWS certification, at Associate level or higher

·       Prior experience designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS

·       Prior experience with one or more of the following technologies: MongoDB, Redis, Express.js, AWS CloudFormation, AWS DyanmoDB, Gitlab CI

·       Prior experience building engineering design or digital gaming software

·       Prior experience with infrastructure and build automation tools and practices

·       Prior experience in a leadership role

·       Prior experience in a globally distributed development team

·       Prior experience in a project management or delivery management, or release management role



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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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