IoT System Engineer/Administrator at Siemens

| Houston, TX
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Position Overview

Siemens ADVANTA is looking for an IoT System Engineer / System Administrator with a background in deploying, implementing, maintaining and monitoring systems in support of various applications and / or developed solutions. This person will be responsible for delivery and support of common Siemens Advanta application platforms and environments, both on-premise and cloud for our customers.

Siemens Advanta offers an unmatched industrial DNA paired with strong IoT expertise to drive sustainable growth in a digital world. From strategy to design to implementation - we support our customers globally to successfully re-invent their businesses. We offer highly consultative value-add Digital and IoT consulting and technical solutions to our customers regionally in America's, therefore your experience in delivery of commercial agreements, contractual understanding and cultural consideration is required in this role.


The IoT System Engineer / Administrator has the following broad responsibilities in both internal as well as customer environments:
  • Debug and analyze applications issues related to infrastructure components and system performance
  • Deployment of applications based on documentation provided by the Technical Architect
  • Deployment of any necessary prerequisite software, middleware, databases required by the above software (e.g. Tomcat, Java, Apache HTTP)
  • Deployment of application updates in the form of service packs or hotfixes
  • Provide technical support and resolution to the project team for any issues potentially related to deployment of these components
  • Role may have similar responsibilities in multiple projects due to the dynamics of the responsibilities
  • Together with the project manager, define and realize project deliverables.
  • (Preferred but not required) Delivery of Network Architecture (Infrastructure) workshop for Siemens Applications (e.g., Siemens EnergyIP Platform)
  • (Preferred but not required) Design, develop, and document solution system architecture in collaboration with customers
Required Skills and Experience:
  • This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.
The Engineer/Admin is expected to have a broad range of basic IT skills such as:
  • Unix/Linux system administration
    • Installation/management of operating system
    • System/performance monitoring
    • Use of common command line tools for managing the environment, working with files and file systems, etc
    • Manage Kafka servers
  • Linux/UNIX command line
    • Ability to use a text-based editor such as vi
    • File system (copy files, manage directories, check disk space availability/usage)
    • Read/write basic shell scripts
  • Networking knowledge
    • Understand basic design elements of TCP/IP networks, VLAN usage
    • Usage of common command line network tools such as ping, traceroute, SFTP, SCP, TCPDump, netstat, curl.
  • Security
    • Understanding of a firewall's role in a TCP/IP network as well as potential impact on application behavior
    • Basic understanding of Active Directory & LDAP structures and accessibility from 3rd party applications
    • Usage and deployment of SSL/certificates in applications like Tomcat or Apache HTTP
  • Database Navigation
    • Perform basic queries against a database to extract information needed to support analysis of environment/application issues
    • Oracle specific experience preferred, but not required
  • Oracle (preferred)
    • Functional usage of common Oracle tools such as SQLPlus, tnsping, SQL Developer
    • Create connection strings for use in tnsnames.ora or jdbc applications based on Oracle server details
    • Construct basic SQL statements to query or update an Oracle database
  • Cloud
    • Familiarity with AWS or Azure Environments
  • Troubleshooting/log analysis
    • Analyze/trace application issues to determine root cause
    • Review application logs and correlate with other application/system data
  • 2 -3 years' experience with System Engineering or System Administration
  • Broad familiarity with cloud platforms, IoT solutions, compute infrastructure, cloud platforms, networking, connectivity protocols, sensors etc.
  • Competency in application, data, system, and network architectures
  • Ability to work and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Ability to facilitate client workshops
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills, both internally and externally
  • Superb organizational and prioritization skills
  • 'Whatever it takes' attitude and motivation to deliver above quota performance

Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens Advanta Solutions Corp.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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Siemens operates in the Artificial Intelligence industry. The company is located in Flanders, NY, Indianapolis, IN, Grand Prarie, TX, Boulder, CO, Foster City, CA, Norwood, MA, Florham Park, NJ, Iselin, NJ, Blue Bell, PA, Malvern, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, Reston, VA, Morrisville, NC, Raleigh, NC, Rural Hall, NC, Roebuck, SC, Alpharetta, GA, Atlanta, GA, Peachtree Corners, GA, Orlando, FL, St. Rose, LA, Houston, TX, Worthington, OH and Sacramento, CA. Siemens was founded in 2022. It has 293000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 526 open jobs at Siemens, click here.
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