Service Engineer (Protection and Automation)

Full time Full day

Siemens strongly believes in the value of a Digital Portfolio, hence Smart Infrastructure combines Digital Power Distribution and Digital Building Infrastructure technologies. Our Digital Portfolio will enable our customers to enjoy occupant’s intuitive buildings which are comfortable, safe, secure and energy efficient.

Smart infrastructure from Siemens intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. We work together with customers and partners to build an ecosystem that intuitively responds to the needs of people and helps customers to better use resources. It helps our customers to thrive, communities to progress and supports sustainable development.

Join our Smart Infrastructure Electrical & Automation Business Unit as the Service Manager/ Engineer (Protection and Automation) and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

Your Role – International, Challenging And Future-Oriented!

The P&A engineering role is an investment in the future of our business. Working together with the Product Line Management Team, Sales Team and Engineering teams, this technical expert role will be responsible for leading the development of standardized solutions. Solutions will vary in nature and may include a wide variety of protection, automation, and control products

  • Configure and test protection relays and/or RTUs for protection and controls schemes of substations systems and generation stations with one of the major brands; Siemens, GE, SEL or ABB

  • Develop new application solutions with IEC61850 or other communication protocols (IEC61850 (MMS/GOOSE/SMV), IEC 60870-5-101/104, SNMP, DNP, Modbus, Profinet) relevant in the energy automation field

  • Prepare (FAT) Factory Acceptance Test and (SAT) Site Acceptance Test procedures & testing environments for customer projects within Factory as well as at sites.

  • Proper understanding of Protection schemes. Development of protection schemes and logic diagrams based on technical drawings

  • Be one of our primary customer interfaces, including trouble shooting and commissioning support

  • Occasionally assist in developing new order proposals (bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc.)

  • Report processes and tools inefficiencies and suggests improvements ideas.

  • Prepare Test Set (Omicron, Doble, etc...) routines for various protection applications

  • Design, development, implementation, testing, and commissioning of protection and control applications and schemes

  • Configure, test and perform commissioning relays for retrofit applications

  • The candidate will be required to travel to project sites

  • Systems Architect evaluating different concepts with respect to technological and commercial aspects

  • Configure, test and perform commissioning relays for retrofit applications.

  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining documentation related to protection and automation systems, including technical reports, procedures, and standards.

  • Responsible for troubleshooting problems related to protective relaying and automation systems. Utilization of various testing and diagnostic tools to identify the root cause of problems and develop solutions.

  • Having good knowledge of cyber security applications in IT/OT.

  • Travel to job sites, customer offices and vendors factories expected to be around 65% of total time

Candidates who can demonstrate knowledge in these areas will be given extra consideration:

  • Work experience with power utilities as customers

  • Knowledge of ANSI standards, IEC standards.

  • DIGSI V4 & V5




  • Generator protection (including protection settings calculation)

  • High voltage, distribution, and generation applications

  • C Programming Language experience.

  • Control and Protection commissioning experience

Qualifications And Skills – Digital And Solid!

  • BS degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent with applicable experience

A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant engineering experience preferably in the power automation or protection engineering field. A strong candidate should be able to demonstrate applied knowledge of:

  • Busbar protection

  • Transformer protection

  • Breaker failure protection

  • Capacitor bank protection

  • Medium voltage protection schemes (including design of transfer schemes and reverse interlocking schemes)

  • Knowledge of Siemens, GE, SEL or ABB relay/automation products and associated software

  • Communication Network Technologies, including Design, Configuration, and troubleshooting.

  • Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Modbus, IEC103, IEC101, IEC104, Profinet, Profibus

  • Control and Protection commissioning experience

  • Certification or International training if any

  • English, Urdu

  • Project Management, Good Communication skills, Team player, Commissioning skills, Ability to Multitask, Able to work independently, Ability to work under pressure.

What else do you need to know?

As a world leader in developing and producing the most advanced engineering technologies, we improve lives and further human achievements worldwide, while also protecting the climate - all thanks to our employees. Working with us, you have the foundation to develop personally and professionally. We give you the chance to do something significant, that benefits society and human progress. We give you the chance to create a difference.

Diversity at Siemens is our source of creativity and innovation. Having different types of talent and experiences makes us more ambitious and better prepared to respond successfully to the demands of the Society. Therefore, we value the candidates that reflect the Diversity that we enjoy in our Company. Please find more information at

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

Please note: Only complete applications can be considered in the selection process.

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