Zone Technology Expert - Building Automation - Major US City

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 239283
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Other Locations: United States-California-Sacramento, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-California-Hayward, United States-California-Cypress, United States-California-San Diego, United States-New Jersey-Florham Park, United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-New York-Rochester, United States-Massachusetts-Canton, United States-Louisiana-Saint Rose, United States-Pennsylvania-Blue Bell, United States-Kansas-Lenexa, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Minnesota-Saint Paul, United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-Missouri-Saint Louis, United States-Georgia-Norcross, United States-Oregon-Beaverton, United States-Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States-Iowa-Ankeny, United States-Maryland-Beltsville, United States-Connecticut-Cromwell, United States-Michigan-Plymouth, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte, United States-Ohio-Garfield Heights, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Tennessee-Memphis, United States-Colorado-Littleton, United States-Washington-Issaquah, United States-Florida-Orlando, United States-South Carolina-Columbia, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-Indiana-Indianapolis, United States-Alabama-Pelham, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Kentucky-Louisville, United States-Mississippi-Jackson, United States-New York-Syracuse, United States-Florida-Miramar, United States-Texas-Irving, United States-Maine-Scarborough, United States-Florida-Tallahassee, United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 50%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market

leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly

buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and

system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection;

life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation,

and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995,
Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide,
including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center

Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and

the Mount Vernon Estate.
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Job Description:

This position can be based out of any major US city.


The Zone Technology Expert Automation Professional provides product expertise in Smart Infrastructure (SI) disciplines.  This senior level role will focus on automation products for Enterprise level customers in the data center and healthcare vertical markets.  The position will interact as the SI liaison with the customer’s IT, engineering and operation groups and serve as the technical subject matter expert.  The position will require travel to customer sites when needed to design, configure and install the customer’s servers and network switches required for the building automation systems.  The position will also be required to provide on-site technical troubleshooting for resolution of customer issues and advanced technical assistance for sales activities.

  • Diagnoses and resolves technical problems on jobs and provides appropriate reports to management.
  • Troubleshoots network, software, and/or hosted system malfunctions.  
  • Leverage remote connectivity to improve rapid problem solving with technicians and customers.
  • Works with other Zone Technology Experts to develop and share technical solutions.
  • Stays current with SI product documentation and communicates updates to field technicians and specialists.
  • Maintains technical expertise on all products, tools and gateways through continuing education initiatives.
  • Coaches Zone level field technicians on company systems and service offerings.
  • Provides technical sales assistance and support on latest company products.
  • Reports to Senior Operations Manager for Enterprise Automation.
  • Mentors other Field Service Technicians / Specialists.
  • Interacts with Project Managers / Engineering staff, Field Specialists and Sales Executives.
  • Performs product demonstrations and communicates design strategies to sales executives.
  • Provides manager a monthly report of all activities performed (sales support, technical and application support, training, mentoring, etc.).  Will support all SI personnel, in the offices in the assigned Zone.
  • Much of the role will be spent at customer locations which may include time spent on construction sites.  These sites may have a moderate noise level and regular distractions.
  • Some physical requirements such as reaching, climbing, standing and bending.
  • Ability to work extended hours occasionally as required.
  • Frequent travel required. 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Experience and Education

  • High School diploma required; BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 3+ years engineering / systems experience in related field.
  • Applicable Microsoft / Cisco / technical certifications.
  • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.
  • Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • 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.


Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.




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