"IntroductionWith over 1,900 research operatives worldwide, the Corporate Technology department ( www.ct.siemens.com ) occupies a special position within Siemens' RD facilities. It functions as an international network of expertise and as a global partner for technology and innovations. Through its RD activities in Germany, the USA, China, India, Russia, Japan and Eastern Europe, Corporate Technology helps secure the company's technological future and bolster its competitiveness.The Systems Engineering (SEN) Research Group at RTC India is an amalgamation of multiple competencies: User Experience Design (UXD), Requirements Engineering (RE) and Design Thinking (DT). This group is part of a bigger global team of about 180 experts located in Germany, China and India.The Technical Expert will lead the User Experience Design (UXD) projects in India in close alignment with the research group strategy and portfolio. What are my responsibilities?Plan and Execute UXD projects from requirements elicitation to handover. This includes:coleconducting heuristic evaluations of existing products and providing design recommendations conceptualizing UX/UI approaches collaboration with development teams to incorporate UX concepts into products. designing and conducting usability testsc/ole Provide support in driving the UXD program by contributing towards business acquisition and development Promote UXD by conducting trainings, participating in conferences (both national and international), representing India at a global level in various platforms. Drive next generation UXD for Siemens products. Promote UXD research through establishing and collaborating with world-class research institutes, both at national and international level (e.g., with universities and government laboratories), to inculcate innovation thinking. Demonstrate technical thought leadership and serve as the key contact from Indiaâ€™s research group for Siemens businesses in the field of User Experience Design Create and implement research roadmap strategies in alignment with the global UXD team. Continuously analyze the internal market to optimize the portfolio of offerings by identifying new and important technology trends relevant to UXD, and map them to the portfolio of strategic business drivers and enterprise-wide processes for UXD. High degree of proficiency with prototyping tools like Fireworks, Photoshop, Axure, Balsamic, sketch, etc. Ability to develop and communicate User Experience design guidelines, templates, and standards. Experience in developing customer journey maps, diagramming, task analysis, workflow design, etc. Proficient in formal UX methods like interviews, personas, usability tests, reviews and surveys. Conduct Usability Audits. What do I need to qualify for this job?Masters or PhD (or equivalent) in human factors engineering, interaction design, visual design, etc. with more than 7+ years industry experience. Expertise and experience in various disciplines of User Experience. Experienced in driving the development process for all phases starting from early requirements elicitation to concept development, prototype implementation and technology transfer. Experience in driving innovations through technologies for the development of innovative solutions and application in one of the domains such as Energy, Industry, Healthcare, etc. (minimum experience of 5 years) Considerable experience in business acquisition at corporate level. What else do I need to know?Enthusiastic team player, experienced in communicating with global partners Willingness to travel extensively (up to 15%) Ability to multi-task and handle multiple assignments simultaneously, while focusing on delivery quality. Excellent soft skills for leading project teams and experience in establishing and maintaining customer liaisons. High energy and self-starter. Experience in Design Thinking Rapid Prototyping will be an added advantage."