Solution Architect

Job Description

Solution Architect

Digitalization Changes Everything, to support our growth, the Professional Services department is looking for a Solution Architect

Siemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with fifteen million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software collaborates with companies to deliver open solutions, helping them make smarter decisions that result in better products.

Within our Professional Services organisation in the Benelux we are looking for an Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solution Architect to strengthen our team, responsible for the translation of business requirements into specific and practical application designs for the Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software solutions in line with the customer’s processes and requirements.

The Solution Architect is the lead technical authority for the customer PLM solution.  The role provides direction for design, deployment, testing and rollout activities either internally or at customer sites and acts as a trusted advisor to customers, providing guidance through the complexity of technical requirements and solutions.

Your Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Undertake appropriate business process requirements gathering, solution definition and delivery, running workshops, fit/gap analysis
  • Assist the Project Manager in the planning and effective application of technical elements of change and risk management principles to the project, where required.
  • Co-ordinate and oversee user acceptance testing based on the initial functional and non-functional specifications from the business
  • Provide advice on the problem-solving of strategic technical issues through to resolution, providing considered consultancy and viable solutions to the customer with excellent understanding and consideration of risks, costs, benefits and possibilities offered by customization vs. configuration.
  • Act as solution consultant to strategic Sales/PreSales pursuits and Services projects, providing guidance through the complexity of solution architecture options and the long term roadmap for the solution
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and effectively guide key contacts
  • Provide information and feedback to customers in a timely, accurate and appropriate manner ensuring that key messages are communicated effectively
  • Adhere to and promote Siemens Delivery Methodology in the creation of quality technical and functional specifications and templates, contributing to ongoing development
  • Provide, where relevant, coaching, mentoring and guidance to others
This is a great opportunity to be working on projects on the leading edge of innovation from Formula 1 to Submarines to domestic appliances, heavy industry or anything in between.

Working together to optimize production processes within the Digital Enterprise, PLM software products focus on improving efficiency, flexibility and time-to-market (more info:


Your Profile:

  • Familiarity of PLM product marketplace
  • Knowledge of Siemens product suite or similar
  • Previous experience of designing technical solutions
  • Excellent communications skills, both spoken and written, with good presentation skills.
  • Team player who is able to work well with all people; including engineers and senior managers.
  • Self-starter who can show Initiative and work autonomously when required.
  • Excellent understanding of configuration control practices
  • Excellent understanding of software installation practices
  • Basic project management skills 
  • Strong ability to build and maintain client relationships and expectations.
  • Working knowledge of hardware and operating systems architecture
  • Knowledge of PLM tools and processes, preferably Teamcenter.
  • Experience of software testing
  • Willingness and drive to learn and develop.
  • Language: Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Mobile within Benelux region

Our Offer

Siemens PLM Software offers an internationally oriented and innovative high-tech environment. It is a fast growing, financially healthy company with a flat structure, in an informal, flexible atmosphere. People working within the business unit appreciate the room for initiative and career development. PLM Solutions are driven by innovation and therefore management fosters the creativity of its employees. Siemens PLM Software provides continuous training and competence development, stimulating personal development with respect to technical and/or management skills.

Siemens PLM Software is an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 91601

Organization: Digital Industries

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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