Automation Controls Engineer - External

About the Role

Transformation of Industry
Business Unit
Industrial Steam Turbines & Generators
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day 

We are looking for an Automation Controls Engineer to join our team at Siemens Energy in the Transformation of Industry.

Want to be a part of the transition to a more sustainable world and work in a forward-thinking team?

Then come and join us, we look forward to receiving your application!

In this role, you will provide controls support to our teams and equipment, be responsible for ensuring equipment and controls are designed, built, and programed to customers’ specifications using approved engineering practices and meeting industry standards.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Programming of turbine control and protection systems for industrial steam turbines
  • Implementing and modifying instrumentation and control logics, including HW interfaces and HMIs according to customer specifications
  • Design electrical panels, control architecture, and wiring drawings/diagrams for Instruments and automation control of steam turbines for energy generation
  • Managing customer expectations and coordinating project specific concepts with internal and external engineering partners
  • Troubleshooting
  • Establishing a close relationship to our internal partners located in other countries.
  • Participation in the further development of the control system for continuous product improvement
  • Carrying out functional tests on control cabinets (FATs)

What You Bring

  • Masters in electrical/Computer/Automation Engineering with at least 2 years of experience
  • Advanced user of MS Office tools
  • Interested in instrumentation, automation, control, and digital systems
  • Experience with Ladder logic or similar.
  • Experience with SPPA T3000, SIMATIC, PCS7, S7, Step7 with CFC, WinCC, Siemens TIA Portal is a plus
  • Knowledge of the following systems is desirable: Windows 10, system knowledge, PC technology (hardware knowledge)
  • Experience in automation technology with a focus on control systems is desirable, as well as ideally plant experience from commissioning assignments in the power plant sector and especially steam turbine generator
  • Experience with electrical design tools like COMOS, EPLAN, Autocad (is valued but not mandatory)
  • Willingness to travel to a limited extent
  • Capability to follow processes but still be proactive and think outside the box
  • Great communication skills.
  • Fluent in English – Mandatory, German is a plus
  • Ability to keep focus on all times to assure high quality in the work you deliver.
  • Easily adapt to different type of projects, teams, partners, and workload fluctuations
  • Cultural Sensitivity as we work with partners all around the world
  • Must be a self-motivated, flexible, goal-oriented person with innovation culture
  • Independent working attitude with ability to work inside teams/areas

!!! The employment contract will be through a third party company !!!

About the Team

Our goal is to have successful projects, while having fun doing them.

It is a young and motivated team. There is a great team spirit where everyone has a voice.

We are constantly looking for curious and open-minded people, people willing to ask the most difficult questions and pursue a path leading to innovative solutions of the future

Who is Siemens Energy? 

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. 

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. 

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences. 


  •  Competitive salary
  •   Meal allowance
  •   Health insurance
  •   Remote work allowed
  •   Besides the legal vacation period, if not working abroad, you can enjoy 5 pre-established "Pontes"
  •   If your birthday is on a week day, and you’re not abroad, we give you the day
  •   Free shuttle to our Alfragide office
  •   Among others