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WATTS Lead Cloud Software 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 Lead Cloud Software Engineer is and important role reporting to the Sr. Manager IoT Platform and will be responsible for building self-service capabilities that improve our shared services posture, productivity, and reduce time to market within our residential and commercial platforms. Performs all other duties as required to support Watts Smart & Connected Product Strategy.The primary objective of the Lead Cloud Software Engineer is to collaborate with teams across the organization to ensure applications are designed for Continuous Delivery (CD) and are well-architected for their targeted business unit objective and reusable across our global platform. Responsible for building and implement the cloud platform solutions using IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS so that it is flexible, extensible, elastic, secure and reliable at large scale. 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 job can be based remotely from anywhere in the United States


  • Leads software development projects, paired with business-focused engineering teams, as well as 3rd party platform engineering, particularly with respect to Cloud-centric development. They will help Engineering teams implement new cloud technologies for critical business applications.

  • Expected to assist in choosing the right cloud technologies for various business needs and executing on that choice.

  • Work with solution partners to review solutions and ensure CI/CD/DevSecOps needs are being met by the project team

  • Work closely with the IoT core team to ensure each project follows the reference IoT architecture.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide technical project requirements.

  • Responsible for the release of new development projects.

  • Continuous research on new IoT trends and how they can be applied to future project.

  • Work with the Data Scientist to ensure proper alignment on data structures and analytics support.

  • Develop installation and monitoring tools for support and operations.

  • Provide guidance for hardware and software scalability requirements for production 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

  • Assists with special projects or other duties as assigned.


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


  • No direct reports


  • 5+ years of experience in Microsoft stack software development

  • Working knowledge supporting IT infrastructure technologies and standards including software & hardware life cycle, system configuration policies, security, hardening, high availability, disaster recover, etc.

  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends and how it can be applied to Watts brands.

  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communications.

  • Working knowledge of AGILE, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

  • Experience focused on Azure cloud environments and supporting infrastructure.

  • Experience planning, configuration, optimization and deploying Microsoft Azure solutions (IaaS, PaaS, VMs, active directory, Automation, Monitor, etc.).

  • C#/.Net Core (Preferred) or C#/.Net 4.5 or greater

  • Experience with Azure IoT services.

  • Able to code and utilize IoT protocols such as MQTT, CoAP, XML, SOAP, REST, JSON

  • Strong security background – HTTPS, OAUTH2, HMAC, SAML

  • Familiar with the following: Curl, Postman, Swagger, Wireshark, Message Analyzer

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


    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 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • 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