Karin Kraschl-Hirschmann designs mobility solutions for the future. In her position as Head of the Department for System Engineering and Innovation at Siemens Mobility Austria, she is involved in developing state-of-the-art technologies for the mobility sector.
Job description: Head of Department for System Engineering and Innovation
Managing the Department for System Engineering and Innovation
Leading R&D projects in the field of ITS (Intelligent Traffic Systems)
Why I love my job:
My job is very varied
I am able to participate in creating new solutions
I can work with many people
Important skills in my job:
Commitment to and interest in ITS
My biggest accomplishment so far:
Whenever a new solution for one of our customers goes into successful operation.
How I found my current job:
Following my graduation from FH JOANNEUM, I worked as a research assistant at Graz University of Technology. During that time I participated in a research project with Siemens AG, which is still cited today. This sparked my interest in the Siemens group and I started working for the company, at first part-time and then, following my PhD, on a full-time basis.
What I learned for this job during my studies:
The foundation in traffic telematics (which was then ONLY offered by FH JOANNEUM) certainly provided me with a combination of internship practice and theoretical knowledge. After this I was able to focus on my PhD studies and the world of work.
Job prospects in my field:
The field of traffic engineering and telematics is evolving rapidly. Intellectual curiosity for the topic and a commitment to delve deeply into the relevant subjects are key. This is the only opportunity to differentiate yourself.
interested in the topic
eager for discussion
About my job:
The Intelligent Traffic Systems division at Siemens Mobility offers a fascinating and varied field of activity for developing new mobility solutions combined with well-established approaches.