At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver the most comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. We help ensure water is clean when returned to the environment. Whether it's for fitness and fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water for those who need it most, we won't stop until the world's water is managed the best way possible.
From approximately 130 locations in 34 countries, Pentair's 10,000 employees are united in our unwavering belief that the future of water depends on us. Our 2017 revenue was $2.8 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR.
Pentair is currently seeking a Smart Products & IoT Technology Product Engineer to work within the Smart Products & IoT Strategic CoE (Center of Expertise) and the Filtration Solutions SBU (Strategic Business Unit) Engineering & Technology Leadership Team. In this role, the Smart Products & IoT Technology Product Engineer will be responsible for product design and rapid development of Smart products and with technical skills in hardware & firmware development. The individual must be a natural leader with the ability and drive required to complete projects that meet or exceed customer expectations and delivery timeframes. This role reports to the SBU Global IOT manager. Interested candidates, who meet the requirements below, are encouraged to apply today!
Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of the organization
Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair's proven best practices
Offer health benefits & coaching
Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan
Offer employee discounts
Protect you with life insurance and other options
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Lead and develop the Smart Products & IoT Technology within the SBU.
Technical responsibility for successful execution of SBU-focused projects aimed at developing Smart products and IoT solutions; such projects/products include fully developed commercial products, minimum viable products, rapid prototypes and proof-of-concepts. Ensure these projects follow the appropriate standard process used at Pentair (such as 3D and Rapid3D).
Provide technical leadership and collaborate with Pentair-wide technical resources to lead IOT Product solutions and support IOT cloud, web and mobile solutions:
Develop technical product specification based on VOC
Develop technical design document for software development
Develop functional block diagram for hardware design risk assessment
Hardware design for IOT device & manage PCBA build
Circuit design, simulation and analysis experienced in EDAs (Altium, Microsim etc.,)
Circuit and product risk assessment (P Diagram, FMEA)
Develop BOM, product costing and manage PCBA build
Lead design controls, platform deployment and support hardware roadmap
Firmware system design & development
Develop software system architecture for embedded devices
Program software to interface with peripheral modules and external circuit interface
Program for connectivity layer using embedded RTOS
Lead software platform development, function controls and support firmware roadmap
Product development, validation, regulatory and production planning
Develop project plan for IOT system development
Create validation plan for IOT device and lead risk assessment for manufacturing
Review product assembly flow plan for controls and containment
Support product approval for production
Support Cloud Server Architecture, Data Ingestion, Analytics and Visualization
Review data requirement and support developing business value
Review logic for edge device cloud computing
Support data analysis & visualization
Coordinate with Product Engineer from Filtration Business Unit to develop project plan to integrate IOT. Support product risk assessment, develop guide for IOT design requirement, support developing test plan for integration and product assembly.
Direct the testing, validation, sustaining and value engineering for these Smart Products & IoT solutions.
Coordinate with SBU IOT lead to ensure alignment and prioritize allocation of global CoE resources as well as third-party resources to supplement SBU technology team and accelerate project execution.
Work with SBU Product Management and Marketing to identify new value propositions, new revenue opportunities & alternate business models, and create truly innovative and differentiated offerings.
Collaborate with other functions such as sourcing, operations, customer support, etc. to ensure on-time product launches as well as post-launch support.
Execute project to established timeline with tight budgetary controls
Job Requirements & Skills
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering; Master's degree preferred.
3+ years' experience in product development and project management including 3+ years' experience in the Smart Products & IoT area.
3+ years' experience in embedded software development, security stack build for IOT & connectivity
More than 3 years of experience in hardware circuit design & development. Experienced in schematic capture, simulation, PCB stack and layout build. Experienced in power, signal and sensor interface.
Experience in collaborating with global technology teams is a plus.
Exposure and knowledge of Amazon Web Service Infrastructure and Platform as a Service tools.
Expertise in various protocols including UDP, HTTP, tcp/ip, MQTT etc
Expertise in wifi, ethernet, Bluetooth, zigbee, z-wave, 6lowpan, MQTT, RS232, RS485.
Experience in working with IoT vendors / third party service providers is a plus.
Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time to other Pentair sites and customer locations. Travel will both domestic and international
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