Siemens IT Solutions Architect - Infrastructure & Extra Low Voltage Systems - Building Technologies - Midwest in Mount Prospect, Illinois

IT Solutions Architect - Infrastructure & Extra Low Voltage Systems - Building Technologies - Midwest

Locations:Mount Prospect, Illinois

Job Family: Information Technology

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Country Division Controller

Requisition Number: 229888

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Mount Prospect

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 35%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market

leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly

buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and

system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection;

life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation,

and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995,

Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide,

including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center

Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and

the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

*This role can reside in Mid West Region (Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis & Kansas City)

Position Overview

The Solutions Architect for IT Infrastructure & Extra Low Voltage Systems will provide technical support in development of Intelligent Infrastructure Solutions (Digital Building) projects, with a focus on Information Technology and Extra Low-Voltage (ELV) systems. You will be responsible for guiding branch sales and operations teams through all stages of the project: conceptualization, initial design, budgeting, final architecture, deployment, commissioning and service. Very complex support will be required for projects to provide optimum input for quotes, workshops, scope of material (BoM assessment) and realization of potential for savings. You’ll be responsible for managing IT and ELV 3rd party and partner engagement. You’ll create project related technical documentation to include design architecture, project plans, and scopes of work. Installs and services IT/ELV systems and software as required. This individual will act as the main regional contact for all engagements with customer’s IT departments.


This role is very customer focused and requires world class communication skills, including the ability to distill very complex technical issues and effectively communicate the outcome to a nontechnical audience. Network engineer will be responsible for the following:

• Overall schematic design of complex integration projects

• IT & ELV partner relationship & engagement management

• Project assessment and qualification (go/no-go decision support)

• Project documents review (RFP, RFI, etc) and strategy formulation to address IT/ELV requirements of a project

• SOW and design for IT and low voltage solutions

• Budgets and estimates development in close collaboration with sales and operations teams

• IT / Network and ELV architecture

• RFP / RFQ / RFI responses

• Field application engineering including site surveys, customer needs assessments, troubleshooting, software updates, etc.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

• 5+ years experience in IT Solutions Architecture or Networking

• Current RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)certification

• 5+ years experience in converged building infrastructure solutions

• Significant experience in creating solutions in a team environment

• Experience in conceptualization and design of converged IT infrastructure

• Strong understanding of IT/Networking and Low Voltage market

• IT/ELV manufacturer certifications are highly desired

• BS/BA in Information Science/Technology or Network Engineering


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