Allegion Senior Systems Engineer in Carmel, Indiana

Senior Systems Engineer

The primary responsibility of the Senior Systems Engineer is to lead systems engineering activities on contained new product development projects as well as support large-scale system engineering functions of feature growth and maintenance of existing product lines. In this role you will lead or support a team of cross-functional product development engineers and be responsible for overall product definition, architecture development, and system integration activities that span software, firmware, electrical, and mechanical design components. In early phases of new projects, you will work with other systems leaders, marketing, product management, sales, and end customers to properly scope requirements for cross-functional team members. Later phases of programs focus on the integration, verification, and validation of the final product individually as well as within larger ecosystems.

This role's primary product development and sustaining activities are within the residential and/or commercial cloud connected space, and thus experience with IoT devices, software/firmware, and general IT is a strong differentiator.

Job Duties include:

  • Define software and product design requirements and specifications to meet customer, marketing, and internal requirements

  • Develop and analyze design concepts

  • Assist in the development of complex high level systems and subsystems architectures employing modern cryptographic methods and best known cybersecurity practices

  • Define design trade-offs as necessary to ensure the highest level of product performance and quality

  • Ensure designs meet product requirements (functional, cost, quality, reliability, etc.) and that requirement risks are evaluated and mitigated early in the process

  • Lead problem-solving activities as necessary for fielded products or new product development utilizing appropriate tools

  • Prioritize activities, define appropriate task scope, and lead integration of subsystems to meet product design requirements

  • Perform troubleshooting as a key technical contact for customers and OEM partners

  • Provide clear communications to technical team members as well as to other leaders and managers

Knowledge & Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in electronic and/or firmware/software analysis and development – prefer both

  • Must have experience in software systems engineering design

  • Previous experience with low-power wireless communications products is beneficial (WiFi, Bluetooth LE, Zigbee, etc).

  • Demonstrated requirements management experience

  • Must be comfortable leading a multidisciplinary team with members of various experience levels through all stages of product development and problem solving activities

  • Must be a creative thinker with high initiative and high achievement goals

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity methods and protocols preferred

  • Experience with cloud service architectures (AWS, Azure, etc.) preferred

Education & Minimum Years of Experience:

  • BS in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field

  • At least 5 years consumer product design experience

  • Seeking candidates eligible for employment in local country/region.

  • Percentage of travel: 10%

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