We help the world work better and people work smarter and are looking for bright minds to make that happen. The makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers. That's where you come in.
As a Sr Project Engineer, Cloud, you hold a critical role in our team and are responsible for technical leadership and development of cloud technologies, architectures and standards for use with Rockwell Automation products. Working with a team of professionals, you will develop Rockwell Automation's use of cloud technologies to expand the usability and functionality of existing products and innovate new products and solutions. Experience with Azure is preferred, but experience with other platforms such as AWS or Google are also applicable. This position will allow you to collaborate with multiple global cross-functional teams and cloud-based partners.
When you join our software engineering organization, you become part of a team that believes in knowledge sharing and collaboration and that is committed to using reliable and well-thought-out engineering practices and technology to overcome any challenges.
We are looking for someone who will effectively leverage and learn from a diverse set of technical backgrounds and opinions by fostering a team-oriented environment and the use of open and direct communications, honesty and respect. The ideal candidate will also actively seek knowledge of new developments in the software engineering, computer engineering, and test automation fields and will identify and pursue career development and training opportunities.
What you will do:
Develop effective strategies to move existing solutions into the cloud, identifying key technologies that provide competitive advantage, working with customers to establish appropriate hybrid cloud solutions where necessary.
Demonstrate companywide vision, leadership and ownership for the cloud architecture within Rockwell Automation. Establish and maintain effective relationships with business unit personnel in order to understand customer, product, and process problems and to facilitate research and transfer of cloud technologies.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with partner companies to drive technology advancements.
Provide technical consulting to business units and product teams. Assist with problem resolution and product design reviews. Significantly contribute to the development and implementation of the product strategic direction in terms of cloud technologies.
Direct cross-business and cross-region teams to drive results. Plan and complete projects with minimal direction. Give technical presentations on projects several times per year. Complete project documentation including reports and patent applications.
Maintain technical expertise in field. Keep current through contacts with educational institutions, professional societies, and technical publications. Maintain awareness of applicable new technologies, processes, and competitive trends.
Promote and coordinate technical activities with standards organizations, consortia, government agencies, leading universities and other Rockwell organizations.
Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO 14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Thinks outside the box and is willing to research and explore new avenues to overcome obstacles by utilizing the latest technologies and standards.
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline preferred
Experience with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform or other.
Experience designing large scale production enterprise software products and cloud applications.
Three to five years of actual product development experience with cloud technology.
Eight to ten years of enterprise scale software product development experience.
Intimately familiar with cloud computing concepts, practices, and procedures, including networking, security, capacity planning, and software architecture at scale, private vs. public cloud models, and distributed software debugging techniques.
Requires strong interpersonal, leadership, organizational and written/verbal communication skills.
Requires an ability to sell ideas and present strategies at all organizational levels including the senior executive level.
Proven history of driving change in an organization.
Requires an ability to present strategies and provide effective training to industry councils and senior management, both internally and externally.
Must be able to travel regularly to project teams, customer and vendor sites throughout the world via commercial carriers 10% of the work time.
Development experience in industrial automation software.
Experience with legal and governance issues surrounding cloud computing.
Experience in architecture, design, and/or development of multi-vendor and multi-tenant cloud applications.
Working knowledge with container technologies, microservices, service mesh, distributed systems, cloud security, DevOps, IIoT, analytics, and machine learning.
This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.
Internal Number: R21-3228
About Rockwell Automation
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.