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WATTS Senior Manager, IoT Platform in North Andover, Massachusetts

The Connected Solutions Shared Service (CS3) organization within Watts Water Technologies is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and development of connected systems for all Watts Water Technologies companies globally. The Senior Manager IoT Platform is an important role reporting to the Director, Connected Solutions and will be responsible for working closely with senior stakeholders translating business requirements into systems, applications or process designs expanding our residential and commercial solutions globally. Performs all other duties as required to support Watts Smart & Connected Product Strategy. The primary objective of the Senior Manager IoT Platform works with Watts businesses and executives to identify platform requirements, analysis, and provide cost justifications for various IoT solutions. Manage software development teams and projects from the conceptual stages through the development cycle. You will ensure that the development process, architecture and standards are followed. Responsible for team's performance on deliverables, quality of code and schedule. 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 position can be located any where in the US within 50 mile radius of a Watts facility.


  • Manage the Software Development teams maximizing their productivity, efficiency and engagement while promoting opportunities for cross-team collaboration with Business Units

  • Foster a high performing Agile based culture of trust, teamwork, empowerment, accountability, responsiveness, and communications.

  • Set Boundaries, success criteria, and measure progress.

  • Mentor professional growth oversee day-to-day operational logistics and fulfill normal administrative tasks including overlooking productivity of local and remote resources

  • Establish a deep understanding of objectives, deliverables, and solution approaches used with an eye for operationalizing the solution and maintaining it in production.

  • Discuss short- and long-term architectural objectives with Product Owners and Business Unit Leaders.

  • Proactively engage managers and leads across the organization to ensure development is meeting the needs of the customers both internal and external

  • Establish and proactively monitor development metrics using available tools, be able to recommend ways to extract efficiency and cost metrics.

  • Build technical depth in the team with proactive analysis of current and future skill gaps.

  • Assists with special projects or other duties as assigned.


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


  • This position has direct reports


  • 10+ years of experience in software and software systems development with at least 5+ years of experience facilitating product feature or requirements development.

  • Experience with Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) deploying strategies leveraging containerized applications and microservices tools preferred.

  • Experience with common IoT technologies, frameworks, and mobile/web technology, Microsoft stack software development preferred.

  • Must have prior experience owning end-to-end cloud deployed application or product, delivery and managing/leading a diverse software engineering team.

  • Track record of delivering complex distributed system projects using AWS, Google, and/or Azure cloud services.

  • Understanding of enterprise systems architecture patterns including data modeling, database design, performance monitoring, tuning, and unit testing.

  • Ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop strategies, execute projects, and track/measure results

  • Versed and comfortable in various project methodologies.

  • Some travel may be required (less than 20%)


    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 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