Senior Application Engineer- Automation & Microgrid Systems (f/m/d)

Lead as Senior Application Engineer in Erlangen, Germany. Drive solution development for Substation Automation Systems, Microgrid controllers, and more. Manage projects, collaborate internally, and ensure successful outcomes.

Erlangen, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   21 days ago

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

We develop networks that supply our cities with light and heat intelligently and we know our way around automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. For these and many other future projects, we need smart thinkers who bring skills, creativity, and dedication to the table. People like you! Experienced researchers who boldly broaden horizons, true specialists, and clever minds who like to get to the bottom of things. In short, help us tackle the most exciting challenges and put into practice what really matters. We’ll give you the opportunity to really make a difference. So what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

What part will you play?

Power Automation Solutions enabels the acceleration and securing the energy transition with a broad Grid protection and Automation portfolio. We design, manufacture, and deliver Solutions for Control,Protection, Automation, Power Quality and many more for our customers in Generation and Transmission, Distribution, Municipalties, Industry and Infrastructure.

As a Senior Application Engineer (for Power Automation Solution Business) you will be a part of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) global project solution team wherein you will be responsible for driving the solution development, implementation and project deliverables related to Substation Automation Systems, Microgrid controllers, Photovoltaic plant controllers, Loadshedding and other Renewables related applications.

  • You possess comprehensive knowledge of substation automation and microgrid applications to support project stages from initial order intake to on-site delivery.
  • You will prepare and validate various project-specific system solution documentation, including architectures based on customer requirements, and evaluate and validate effort estimations.
  • In this role, you take charge of resource management, coordinating with various internal collaborators to ensure successful project implementation and customer delivery.
  • You will actively participate in project kick-off meetings and ensure alignment for project delivery by engaging with internal partners such as sales teams, competence centers, regional engineering teams, and project management teams to secure timely and efficient project delivery.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in managing customer technical contractual obligations and internal partner deliverables, ensuring timely and cost-effective outcomes.
  • You monitor project progress and work, following up and expediting as necessary.
  • Work closely with the product PLM and sales teams to identify and incorporate key insights and strategies for successful project outcomes.

What you need to make real what matters

  • The basis for your success is a completed bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or Electronics Engineering.
  • You bring several years of professional experience in implementing and leading projects involving automation systems and microgrid systems.
  • Your ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, completing tasks efficiently and independently with high accuracy in time-sensitive environments, sets you apart.
  • Experience with Siemens configuration tools like SICAM PAS / SCC, Toolbox, Device Manager, Toolbox, DIGSI, or equivalent market solutions is in your skill set.
  • You possess knowledge of various serial and Ethernet-based protocols used in Substation Automation Systems, including networking topologies (Ring, HSR, PRP, etc.).
  • Your interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills are strong.
  • You are a fast learner, capable of working independently or as a great teamplayer.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications and strong presentation skills, with experience in delivering project status updates round off your profile.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally (25-30% expected) are qualities you bring.
  • Proficiency in English is a must, and knowledge of German is a plus.

What we offer

  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth
  • An environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and feel a sense of belonging
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Find more benefits here

Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and personal preferences.

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

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About the role

Jul 01, 2024

Full Time


Dec 28, 2024



Erlangen, Germany

Several years of professional experience


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