Multi-Techno Architect

Schneider Electric AL Khobar Regional Office, East

About the Job

This role is part of the Schneider Electric Process Automation R&D team based in the Schneider Electric Technology & Innovation center in Dhahran Techno Valley, Saudi Arabia. Objective is to support the Industry Business growth with new offers and help improve customer engagement & satisfaction through win-win technology partnerships. This role will have matrix support from identified resources within the other development centers in US, India, Australia, and Canada, etc., and will coordinate with internal departments including but not limited to Sales, Business development, Product development, Marketing, Operations, etc., and will also collaborate with India based outsourcing IT companies like Cognizant and Tata Consultancy Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be involved in regional customer / market engagement activities to define impactful customer use cases through a close working relationship with the regional & global commercial & functional support teams
  • Drive key technical decisions for implementation of the System policy in his/her organization
  • Express the architecture requirements (functionalities, performance, re-use constraints, …) in alignment with our platforming strategy
  • Document architecture aspects of the multi-techno Product including requirements, design, implementation of the system, risks and alternative solutions
  • Subdivide a complex application into manageable pieces
  • Work as an effective member of the global development & execution team in his/her area of expertise once a project is launched
  • Communicate and support designers/engineers to maintain the consistency of the architecture
  • Work across corporate functions and business units, as required
Required Experience
  • Broad understanding of data science, how machine learning and natural language processing work. Hands on experience in one or more of these areas is a strong plus
  • You are regarded as a subject matter expert for one (or more) of the following:
    • Wireless & wired edge automation architectures
    • Understanding of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
    • Data Analytics
  • Understanding of how APIs enable 3rd parties to integrate with core digital services infrastructure
  • Wide and effective network of contacts and the ability to quickly build and expand your network
  • Technically inquisitiveness, willing to get into & figure out the details of a solution to the degree that you can own the solution
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to craft clear, concise, compelling messages appropriate for the audience
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to distill complex and/or ambiguous problems to its component parts, and then propose actionable solutions
  • Leadership skills with the ability to communicate across functional teams, external partners and vendors without direct authority
  • A high degree of personal motivation, a desire to make an immediate contribution and a sense of urgency and excitement
  • Experience with industrial control systems & process automation technologies is a plus
  • Minimum M.Sc. degree in Engineering or a relevant discipline with at least 5 years of relevant experience

Desired Experience
  • M.Sc. degree in Engineering or a relevant discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience or A PhD degree with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge/experience with industrial cybersecurity systems & concepts
  • Cloud computing experience (Azure, AWS, Google, etc.)