Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Senior Solutions Network Architect. The Senior Solutions Network Architect will report to the Chief Solutions Architect. This career opportunity is best suited to the person that thrives on new challenges and has extensive experience to integrating technology into working solutions for customers.
Collaborate with an experienced SmartGrid Engineering team to -
Assess current customer network architectures and propose solutions
Support Smart Grid communication Solutions as Senior Systems Architect
Leverage diverse skill sets in Network Application Software and Analytics, Radio Frequency Engineering, Basestations and SmartEndpoints.
If your background includes demonstrated experience in the following areas, we want to speak with you!
Smart Energy protocols
IP based protocols
Real time systems
High Availability Systems
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Work with local teams and apply specific experience to building smart grid communications solutions for gas, water and electric customers. This will include, but not be limited to providing pre-sales support.
Assist/lead in the development of technical work products for future global solution offering enhancements to be used for pre-sales and delivery efforts
Provide project delivery technical oversight for customers.
Participate in industry standards development focused on Smart Energy and Communication Collaborate with and lead customers on smart grid architectures and solutions.
Collaborate with Engineering teams on proof of concept projects Protocolsall the way through to complete network solutions projects.
Participation in industry standards focused on Smart Energy, and Communication protocols
Collaborate with Engineering teams on proof of concepts through to complete network solutions products
Collaborate with lead customers on smart grid architectures and solutions
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Masters preferred.
At least 8 years' experience in consulting or infrastructure architecture development of communications solutions for Utilities
At least 10 years' experience in communications infrastructure implementation from strategy
performing network or wireless infrastructure assessments
using consulting methodologies
architecting conceptual, specified and detailed infrastructure models
using modeling techniques
with communication, IP, SmartEnergy protocols
with real-time and high availability systems
leading technical solution integration for customers.
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours