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MindSphere Innovation Network intern

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation

English (UK)

Job Description

Job Title: MindSphere Innovation Network intern

Siemens is a diverse global engineering powerhouse giant that combines manufacturing trains and MRI scanners with being the worlds largest industrial software company.  

The next industrial revolution will be driven by digitization – making data available and accessible in new ways (the Internet of Things or IoT) and integrating it from design through manufacture to use and end of life.  Siemens solution to drive this change is MindSphere, a cloud based ‘IoT operating system’ launched in 2016. MindSphere has an open Application Programming Interface (API) that can allow third parties to develop applications that can be sold to MindSphere users to add value to their data.

This role will support a radical new Siemens unit that will be based at Newcastle and Sheffield University and will support the development of new applications for MindSphere in collaboration with academics, students, Siemens business units and their customers, partners and suppliers.  In partnership, Siemens and both universities will also explore the potential for involving the use of MindSphere and other digital tools across university activity. 

The challenge:

The jobholder will have two roles:-
  1. MindSphere Applications engineer
  2. MindSphere Innovation Network programme management

What are my responsibilities?
  • Identification, scoping and implementation of projects developing new MindSphere Applications. Depending on the strengths of the candidate, this will vary across the technical (algorithm and software development, implementation) and non-technical content(project management, customer engagement and support)
  • Support development and delivery of a programme that engages stakeholders in the activity of the new unit. This will include planning and running engagement events and working in partnership with Siemens communications, marketing and recruitment functions as well as technical colleagues. A close working relationship will also be essential with a range of University stakeholders.
  • Use project management best practices to support development of new applications and delivery of the engagement programme.
  • This role reports to Siemens UK Head of Open Innovation.
The candidate

This will be a demanding role that requires engineers and computer scientists to show the hybrid skills needed in the future: the ability to be technically competent and able to engage with finance and non-technical stakeholders. As this is a new unit the candidate will need to be comfortable with a fast paced and challenging environment and exposure to senior stakeholders across a range of industries (e.g. factory automation, building technologies, wind power, power)

  • You must be studying towards a computer science, mathematics or engineering degree, aiming for a 2:2 or above.
  • Proficiency in one software language (Java, Node.JS or Python an advantage)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management and with an understanding of project management best practices
  • Experience organizing events of some kind would be an advantage.
  • Some UK travel will be required to Siemens and customer sites and factories across the UK for project meetings and workshops.

Job ID: 97307

Organisation: Corporate Technology

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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