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WATTS DevOps Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

The Internet of Things organization within Watts Water Technologies is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and development of connected systems for all Watts Water Technologies companies globally. The DevOps Engineer is an important role reporting to the IoT Architect and will be responsible for monitoring day-to-day Cloud Infrastructure, operational requirements and supporting mission-critical cloud solutions while troubleshooting situations or breakdowns that could arise within our residential and commercial platforms. Performs all other duties as required to support Watts Smart & Connected Product Strategy.The primary objective of the DevOps Engineer is to evaluate, implement and maintain the Cloud Infrastructure that powers IoT solutions in Microsoft Azure. Responsible for building and automating CI/CD pipelines, support and monitor infrastructure, planning, forecasting, tracking operational costs and manage code releases. Exposure to IoT devices, in-house and 3rd party SaaS solutions built on the Azure IoT reference architecture, and collaborate with software developers, system operators and other business unit staff members. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading hard goods organization as we enter the world of connected products. Watts Water Technologies has been leading the water safety and conservation effort since 1874 and continue to invest in technology to move the needle.*This role can be based remotely anywhere in the United States


  • Support the IoT engineering team, in collaboration with IT, choose, deploy, and manage the necessary software development tools

  • Define and build the different development, testing, and production environments

  • Build a reliable CI/CD pipeline

  • Build the necessary monitors, alerts, and self-healing capabilities for our solutions

  • Play a key role in advising on Architecture and available managed services along with the trade-offs between services and components

  • Write code/scripts to automate certain engineering processes, mostly related to deployment

  • Participate in process improvement and setting engineering best practices with the team

  • Participate in on-call, remote or on-site support and maintenance activities as needed

  • May occasionally need to manage temporary contractors or 3rd party services related to Cloud Ops

  • Assists with special projects or other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field experience desired.


  • 5+ years of DevOps experience

  • Experience with Azure DevOps

  • Experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS offerings. Certification preferred.

  • Experience with Networking technologies

  • Some programming experience using a high-level language (C#, Java, etc.)

  • 5+ years of experience using a scripting language (PowerShell, Python, etc.)

  • Proven experience troubleshooting and resolving live issues in highly available environments

  • 3+ years of experience with highly available cloud storage (Azure Tables/Blobs/Queues, SQL Azure, HD Insight, etc.)

  • Good communication skills

  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%)


  • This position has no direct reports

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work in office environment or Work in a manufacturing environment

  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:1. Collaborate Across Workgroup2. Initiate Positive Change3. Deliver High Quality Results4. Focus on the Customer

  1. Develops Self & Others

  2. Accountability

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Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water family of companies designs, manufactures and commercializes high-quality, innovative products and solutions that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial and municipal applications.

A $1.4 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with presence in 3 regions and 17 countries.

Our extensive portfolio of products and leading brands range from highly technical to fast moving shelf goods and allows us to be present in the following categories: Plumbing & Flow Control, Water Quality & Conditioning, Drainage & Water Reuse, HVAC, and Municipal Waterworks. We strive to be the best long-term partner for installers, specifiers, distributors and OEM customers.


Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas


North Andover, MA, United States

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees