Software Engineer - Smart Buildings, R&D Software House

3+ months agoChicago, IL

Who designs your future? You do.

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!

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Our Culture:
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:

As a Software Engineer at Siemens Smart Infrastructure, you will be part of an agile team contributing to the development of operation and monitoring software solutions for embedded devices in the building automation space.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, implement, test, support, and improve software applications for building automation components and sub-systems.
  • Define and communicate technical, design and test requirements to ensure high quality solutions.
  • Develop and run unit and automated tests to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Collaborate with cross disciplinary teams to ensure high quality solutions for our customers
  • Finding opportunities to improve code quality and efficiencies in refactoring existing code base.
  • Participate in sprint activities such as planning, story elicitation, estimation and retrospectives to further empower the team and its goals.
  • Collaborate with Sr Engineers, Architects and Product Owners to understand market requirements for implementing solid software solutions.
  • Follow and apply software design patterns and principles.
  • Utilize problem solving techniques to troubleshoot field issues, applications and defects to resolution.
  • Collaborate in an international, multi-site development environment using Agile methodologies.
  • Follow documented Siemens development processes.
  • Participate in prototyping, pair programming and code reviews.
  • Self-motivated to learn and keen to constantly improve development skills to stay current with and investigate technology trends.
  • Be willing to continually grow and learn in a continuous improvement environment.
  • This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption

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.


Our team is looking for experienced individuals who are team players, detail orientated, great communicators, adaptable, eager and willing to learn or research new tech stacks, but also different facets of the project!
  • Bachelor or advanced degree in Computer Science preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ideally 3-7 years of experience in:
    • Object-oriented programming languages such as Java or C#
    • Script languages such as bash, python or shell
    • Source code control and application lifecycle management systems such as Git, Git branching, Jenkins, merge requests, code reviews
    • Working in and applying Agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, Kanban and SAFe.
    • Unit and Automation Testing
    • Applying problem solving techniques to troubleshoot and correct issues.
    • CI/CD practices/implementation
    • Understanding and applying software design patterns and principles.
    • Optimizing code for efficiency while keeping high quality standards.
    • Effectively using time management and planning skills to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with:
    • Reading and creating software design diagrams (UML Diagraming, Viso, Enterprise Architect)
    • Front end languages such as JavaScript or Angular.
    • Requirements gathering and estimation techniques.
    • Testing methodologies and best practices.
    • BACnet is a plus
    • Containerization (PaaS) technologies such as Docker.
    • Test frameworks such as Protractor and Selenium are a plus.
    • Code analysis and monitoring tools to enhance software code base is a plus.

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company cell phone and laptop
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions

'At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow's reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here: '


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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Job ID: SIemens-228322-en-us