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Project / Solutions Engineer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 22 August 2021
  • Ref: PSE3321

The Role

-The Solutions Engineer role will be responsible for the delivery of the Clean Air Zone system primarily within Manchester and providing support in the operations of the solution from Project inception through the operational phase including, product management and support, managing 3rd party approvals, obsolescence reviews, testing, product quality reviews and supporting the wider delivery group ensuring the successful delivery of the solution. As a part of the operations team, the role will include responsibility for the project deployment and support of innovative Traffic Enforcement solutions both in the United Kingdom and Worldwide, including Civil and Criminal Enforcement, Clean Air Zones, Congestion Charging and Tolling. -The role requires working amongst a team of highly experienced Traffic Enforcement specialists to deliver and support standard products and systems, deploying these to customers with some degree of customization. -Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager you will be expected to provide regular updates, operate in a dynamic environment and be able to travel throughout the United Kingdom and worldwide. Your main base of operations will be in the Manchester area however some travel to other Siemens sites will be required. -You will be responsible for establishing effective relationships and communications with Customers, the wider Siemens Project Delivery and Product Support teams within the Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems business. -The successful candidate will be a self-starting innovator who has a passion for delivering change and improving the status quo.

Requirements

-Be a strong technical expert who has the ability to drive innovation, problem solve and communicate effectively with all project stakeholders -Support the delivery of projects within time, quality and budget constraints -Have regular customer contact, to establish feedback against current performance levels and to gather an understanding of any potential future opportunities -Have a natural flare for technology and be motivated to keep abreast of current trends -Responsible for planning and tracking of projects, including the planning of timescales / milestones, forecasting of cost through to project tracking and reporting progress (including recommending mitigating options) to management -Create solutions for complex and unfamiliar systems that have a major business impact. Establish system requirements from appropriate regulations, customer requests, or technology strategies -Support the Sales and Tendering by quantifying the quality, time and cost scope of solutions to enquiries -Be able to identify and implement process and product change resulting in safety, cost, or customer improvements -Flexibility to accommodate scheduled working across the UK and internationally

Experience and Qualifications

-Minimum BSc/BA in Engineering or IT related field required -Robust knowledge of IT systems and software -Full UK Driving license -Must be able to create, track and follow project planning using structured methods -Highly desirable - Expertise in traffic systems including ANPR technology for use in low emission zones, congestion charging, fixed and average speed systems -Desirable - Knowledge and experience of regulatory framework and accreditation processes for civil and criminal enforcement systems -Highly Desirable - SQL Server or MySQL working knowledge -Highly Desirable - Knowledge of IP communications, routing, switching, VPNs for network design -Desirable - Linux and Windows environment configuration including virtualization -Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Microsoft Project -The role requires excellent communication skills, with customers, external partners and internal colleagues at all levels.

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