Platform Engineering Manager - 309501

Milford, OH

About Siemens Digital Industries Software

Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Our solutions help companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation.

Platform Engineering Manager - 309501

We are looking for an experienced Platform Engineering Leader that will drive a team transforming the way Siemens DISW uses modern software engineering principles to implement, deploy, support and operate our software business. This role requires someone who has a clear vision of what a great engineering platform can do and is passionate about helping teams utilize it.

You must have a track record of managing complex roadmaps and have demonstrated skills in working both inside and outside the organization to coordinate and influence highly technical teams to deliver & evangelize a flexible and effective platform for our software engineers. Success will be measured by adoption of this platform by other engineering teams inside Siemens, customer satisfaction (IE: developers), and several operational metrics.

If you are an experienced cloud enablement leader with great communication skills, ready to be an evangelist and part of the team helping transform Siemens DISW into a cloud focused organization, then this is the job for you.

  • Enable a strong, cohesive and nimble team of engineers with the context, vision, skills and tools they need to succeed
  • Present technical concepts & solutions to internal and external audiences and upper management, persuade and influence others through communication skills.
  • Be responsible for the coordination of the development of the team-high-level roadmap, striking a balance between feature-forward work, maintaining a reliable platform and paying off technical debt.
  • Proactively and continuously drive platform wide quality improvements enabling development groups to move faster; by analyzing key SLO/SLI metrics as well as enabling and embracing a postmortem culture
  • Develop and implement solutions for non-functional software applications requirements within the engineering platform with an emphasis on leveragability across development teams.
  • Understanding and adherence to operational processes ensuring compliance with industry standards (ISO/SOC2) and internal risk management policies.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3-4 years prior experience in a technical manager role
  • Experience fostering and developing early-career engineers along with seasoned professionals
  • Deep first-hand experience with containers, Kubernetes, and the cloud-native (CNCF) ecosystem, and operating applications at scale within those environments.
  • Experience working with and operating in AWS, but also a general understanding of other major cloud vendor ecosystems (GCP, Azure, Alibaba)
  • Expert knowledge of Continuous Delivery practices (ArgoCD preferred)
Desired Experiences:
  • Experienced in the development of an engineering platform (Iaas/PaaS).
  • Desirable to have experience working with applications that have undertaken a microservices transformation.
  • Working knowledge of security best practices and common compliance certifications (IE: SOC2, ISO 27001)

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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