Solutions Architect - Aerospace - Electrical Systems in Wilsonville, OR

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Mentor Graphics   •  

Wilsonville, OR 97070

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 48 days ago

Job Duties:

This role resides within Siemens' Integrated Electrical Systems business segment (IES), reporting to the Aerospace Market Director. IES is a rapidly growing business with an outstanding track record of success. It is poised to benefit from the confluence of the trend toward applying digital technology to improve aerospace & defense industry (A&D) business processes, and the technology breadth of the Siemens' Digital Industry Software group.

The Solutions Architect (SA) is responsible for the whole-product serving the A&D electrical systems product lifecycle.


Collect user needs from the global A&D industry,

Define & recommend development direction,

Plan & communicate the A&D roadmap, internally and to the A&D industry,

Align & influence stakeholders across IES and Siemens DISW (Digital Industry Software) to secure development commitments,

Monitor & report development progress, identifying risks & obstacles and devising mitigation plans.

The SA is also responsible for taking whole product solutions to market.


Package & price new solutions;

Develop and execute launch plans and sales campaigns;

Educate and support sales teams and sales management;

Competitively position these new solutions and communicate this positioning to the A&D industry.

The SA possesses, or will develop, facility with Mentor's Capital tool suite, being capable of demonstrating its competitive differentiators to customers.

The SA works closely with an outstanding, world-wide, interdisciplinary team of professionals, dedicated to open communication and revenue growth. This team spans the functions of product development/engineering, marketing, sales, finance and management.

This position affords a rare opportunity to become known as a leader within the A&D industry and Siemens. SA recommendations will influence executive management decisions and will impact the strategy of both IES and its customers.

The successful candidate will advance an industry vital to world-wide security, transportation and the achievement of human aspiration. They will shape the emergence of the model based enterprise as applied to the A&D industry.

For the right individual, the role offers exceptional visibility and influence within the aerospace community and within Siemens DISW.

If the prospect of being a material contributor to growing a business motivates you, and you feel you qualify for this role (see below), I invite you to apply to interview for this role and receive a presentation of its detailed activity. To do so, please submit:

1. A resume and/or CV;

2. A brief description of a personal professional accomplishment;

3. A topic which you feel qualified to teach.

Job Qualifications:

Mentor seeks an extraordinary, self-driven individual, with the capability and desire to make a significant contribution to the automation and management of the A&D electrical systems lifecycle. Candidates for this position should have a strong understanding of, and experience in, this lifecycle, spanning requirements conception, architectural definition, logical and physical design, harness manufacturing and platform maintenance & upgrade in OEMs and suppliers.

We seek an experienced technical leader with demonstrated success in product marketing and project management and/or platform electrical system engineering.

Experience with the Mentor Graphics' Capital tool suite is preferred. Knowledge of the Challenger sales framework is a plus.

Work experience: A minimum of 10 years in aerospace or defense electrical systems; 5 years in product marketing or hands on electrical systems flow definition and implementation.

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering; advanced technical degree and/or an MBA desired.

Travel: The scope of this role is global and requires the candidate be capable of international travel. Typical travel required: 30% - 40%.

Valid Through: 2019-10-30