Senior Software Engineer (Cloud)

Siemensglobal (Kitchener ON, Canada) 25 days ago
Remote Friendly DevOps & Sysadmin North America Full-time

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Before our software developers write even a single line of code, they must understand what drives our customers. What is the environment? What is the user story based on? Implementation requires trying, testing, and improving outcomes until a final solution emerges. Knowledge promotes the sharing of expertise through discussions with colleagues from all over the world. Join our team and embrace our cutting-edge technology and innovation.


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Do you want to create technologies that transform the everyday for billions of people? Our digital careers offer the opportunity to shape the next era of growth and innovation, challenging ourselves to build a better future. By creating ground breaking technologies that transform our world, we need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Picture yourself in the Digital World of Siemens here: [...] you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

Enlighted is a trailblazing Silicon Valley company in Smart Buildings and IoT and we’re looking for the brightest minds out there to join our Canadian team. We build an end-to-end IoT solution from sensors to cloud-based Big Data and web-based applications with the big mission of helping our customers meet their sustainability challenges while saving both money and time. Our innovative lighting control systems are already delivering energy savings of up to 90% at a large and growing number of Fortune 500 companies. And, once installed, intelligent lighting networks forms the basis for new IoT applications in commercial buildings such as space utilization, traffic flow and asset tracking allowing customers to see for the first time how their buildings and assets are being used.


Enlighted is part of the Siemens family of companies, combining the agility and culture of a startup with the global reach of an industry heavyweight. As part of Enlighted Waterloo, you will join an energetic, cross-functional team working to seize an enormous market opportunity, backed by all the resources of Siemens, with approx. 2500 employees across Canada who work together to deliver solutions for sustainable energy, intelligent infrastructure, healthcare, and the future of manufacturing.

We are seeking passionate, and enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer IaC to join the software teams at Siemens. Whether you want to work on some of the world’s largest Industrial IOT systems, leverage cutting edge AWS technologies, streamline content delivery to end-users globally, build an awesome user experience, or just code to solve some of the hardest software problems, you will love working at Siemens. Come join our startup culture and participate first hand in designing the next generation of computing.


Work with cross-functional teams to develop products, business processes and online commercialization of cloud applications. Perform research and development on new cloud technologies and methodologies. Develop best practices leveraged across Siemens business segments for cloud development and deployment.

Ability to understand complex products, solutions, and problems. You will work with technical leaders to refine our technical direction, and own design, implementation, and operation of core services, which support all Siemens cloud services. You will work closely with a tight, agile team that ships features continuously, and you will be able to see the impact of your work on real customers. Provide problem resolution and technical leadership for the group. Self-directed work on highly complex projects with latitude for independent judgment and technical expertise.


What will you do?

  • Support the team as a subject matter expert for Infrastructure as Code
  • Develop and extend the existing web services for current IoT products
  • Design new features to address customer use cases in existing markets
  • Work closely with product management and with customers to understand how products could be more effective, and put those insights into action
  • Identify opportunities for system improvements that can enhance the operation of the entire end-to-end system
  • Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team spanning hardware, software, cloud development and product management.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other related discipline required
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as: Java, C++, C#, Scala, Python, JavaScript/Typescript, Terraform

4+ years of professional experience in software development, with experience in one or more areas:

  • Experience with Terraform preferable with AWS providers
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
  • Experience with data processing technologies such as Kafka/Kinesis, Spark, Storm
  • Java microservice frameworks like Spring Boot or Quarkus
  • Define, design and deliver a distributed automation platform for compute, storage, database, queuing and other infrastructure 
  • Understanding web service development
  • Knowledge of multi-tier architectures across multiple technology stacks: .net, Java, J2EE, web servers, caching, application servers, RDBMS/NoSQL: MySQL, Mongo, Dynamo DB

AWS / Azure Experience:

  • Proficiency (one or more years) in designing, developing and deploying cloud based solution using AWS or Azure
  • Understanding of core AWS/Azure services, uses, and basic architecture best practices


It is highly desirable that you possess one or more of the following:
Cloud development experience: 

  • Experience building complex, scalable, high-performance software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS
  • Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements
  • Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on AWS
  • Implementing cost control strategies 


Proactive business skills and strong collaborative skills required include:

  • Self-directed, high energy.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision as part of a globally distributed virtual team.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles, and geographical and time zone boundaries.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills will be necessary to present information, analysis & recommendations to all levels of employees, including management, and customers.
  • High degree of organization to manage and maintain project plans, road maps and provide accurate updates as part of the review cycle.

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada’s passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.

Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at [...] we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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