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Senior Software Architect in Helena, Montana

Eaton’s Commercial and Residential Distribution Solutions (CRDS) Division is currently seeking a Senior Software Architect to join our team. This position can be based at our Peachtree City, GA or Moon Township, PA (Pittsburgh) facilities or remotely. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

Eaton is revolutionizing power management through smart home and smart building solutions. With foundations in our Brightlayer digital platform, Eaton’s Commercial and Residential Distribution Solutions (CRDS) business is continuing to produce game-changing IoT products and software, working hand-in-hand with market-leading players like Amazon, Google, and Samsung. As our digital solutions evolve, inclusion of artificial intelligence, using data science to build models to predict behaviors and solve problems, will be a critical component to our success.

Eaton, a market leader in power management, is also a trusted brand in cybersecurity, cutting-edge technology, and ultimately valuable solutions for our customers. A key focus includes sustainable solutions through IoT, using concepts like Homes as a Grid and Buildings as a Grid to support further adoption of behind-the-meter renewable energy sources, EV infrastructure, and utility grid infrastructure. We truly make what matters work!

Eaton CRDS Connected Solutions has an opening for a Senior Software Architect. This person will be involved in leading design & development of enterprise-grade back-end and front-end applications including data acquisition, API development, feature-rich user interfaces, and developing a secure and scalable IOT system architecture and platform.

We are looking for a Software Architect who can develop next-generation technology solutions that change how users connect, explore, and interact with our devices. As a member of a creative, motivated, and talented team, we need versatile engineers who are passionate to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things and modernizing existing things, then our team might be your next career step.

This position will be responsible for defining and building out a software system architecture for IoT and cloud applications which include the interconnectivity of embedded devices, client frontend web and mobile applications, and backend services. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to define an architecture to meet customer and technical requirements across a variety of products. You must be very familiar with technologies across all elements of full stack development including data storage, web services, REST API’s, micro-services, web and app development, device connectivity, data messaging, and cybersecurity to make strong recommendations that are secure, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective. You must have a willingness to explore new solutions and adapt to emerging technologies that will position us as a leader in our market and provide a solid foundation for future growth. You should have experience with at least one public cloud service such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Work directly with stakeholders and engineering to deliver high quality solutions.

  • Understand and evaluate business needs and requirements in order to provide innovative, competitive solutions which provide value to the stakeholders.

  • Must be able to demonstrate technical leadership and communicate technical features and requirements to non-technical functions to ensure buy-in across the organization.

  • Design, develop, and support IOT system architecture.

  • Work closely with other engineers to ensure development and deployment is supported within the architecture and consistent across multiple product platforms and be able to adjust the architecture as new requirements emerge.

  • Work closely with Eaton’s various Centers of Excellence around Software, UI/UX, Cloud, and Cybersecurity to ensure our solutions are aligned with corporate best practices.

  • Support development of backend services including web services, API’s, data storage, micro-services, and DevOps maintenance.

  • Support development of front-end client-side software, web applications, and cross-platform mobile apps.

  • Support development of IOT device hardware and firmware related to device connectivity.

  • Support implementation of industry-leading cyber-security best practices to meet corporate standards and successfully pass cyber-security audits.

  • Work with internal groups and third-party solution providers to provide seamless integration with internal and third-party systems.

  • Provide technical leadership in proposing and adopting new technology solutions, tools, and processes.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years of experience in software and/or IoT

  • Two (2) years of experience in developing IOT and/or cloud-based solutions and designing and deploying scalable and reliable system architectures

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Eight (8) years of experience in software and/or IoT

  • Three (3) years of experience in developing IOT and/or cloud-based solutions and designing and deploying scalable and reliable system architectures

  • Experience designing, developing, and deploying cloud-based services using platforms such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform

  • Experience working with GIT source control and Atlassian tool chain (Jira/BitBucket/Confluence), GitHub, Azure DevOps, or similar version control and issue tracking solutions

  • Experience in implementing industry cyber-security best practices

  • Experience developing full-stack solutions

  • Experience in design and development of both internal and externally facing REST API’s

  • Experience in front-end mobile and web app development including web applications, cross-platform mobile app frameworks such as ReactNative, and responsive web development practices

  • Experience developing native applications for iOS and Android

  • Experience working with IOT hardware solutions and communication protocols such as Wi-Fi, BLE, Z-Wave, ZigBee, Thread, etc.

  • Experience in test-driven development practices

Position Criteria:

  • High familiarity with various system architecture design archetypes and a solid understanding of system architecture design principles

  • High familiarity with various backend frameworks such as .NET, Node.js, or similar

  • High familiarity with various programming languages such as C#, TypeScript, Python, or similar

  • High familiarity with web development including knowledge of TypeScript/JavaScript, REST web services, HTML5, and CSS

  • High familiarity with various database solutions such as MongoDB, Cosmos DB, MySQL, Hadoop, Redis, Firebase, or similar

  • High familiarity with various messaging solutions including AMQP, SignalR, RabbitMQ, Pub/Sub solutions, or similar

  • High familiarity with Angular, React, or similar TypeScript/JavaScript frameworks

  • High familiarity with Windows and Linux systems, shell scripting, VM, Docker, and DevOps best practices

  • Strong ability to drive for results and take initiative even when requirements may be vague or undefined

  • Strong problem solving and reasoning ability, exhibiting technical innovation and creative solutions

Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites).

  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs.

  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance.

  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development.

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs.

  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $95,000 - $140,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ES CRDS RESI Residential

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Remote

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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