IIoT Solution Architect

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

With increased integration of our solutions into IT and OT, system understanding, and architecture will gain further importance. Our Global Industrial Division is expanding the Global R&D team by building a new R&D competence center in Switzerland, facilitating an end-to-end development of our high-end terminals, paving the way to leverage Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with the terminal as a key-component in edge computing.  That is why we are looking for a motivated IIoT Solution Architect 80%-100% (f/m/d).
This role is based in our global operational Headquarters in Nänikon-Greifensee.

In this role, you will be part of the new R&D team who will shape the future of METTTLER TOLEDO products in the journey towards device connectivity and IIoT solutions.  

Your responsibilities would include: 
  • Be a key member of the team who defines the future system architecture for the Industrial division. This involves software solutions across the entire technology stack, with IIoT and device connectivity as a major part of it. 
  • Define the IIoT solution architecture design, which will shape and optimize the production environment of our customers. 
  • Design solutions that comply to all demands in terms of cyber security, have strong customer orientation with an emphasis on scalability, modularity, flexibility, serviceability, and performance.
  • Bring experience in Device Identity Provisioning, Connectivity Configuration / Management, device claiming and device “fleet” monitoring area etc.
  • Define / consult IIoT capability roadmaps and embed these into the overruling divisional software roadmap. 
  • Shape the underlying data-pipeline and define criteria, how customer data is used in our IIoT solutions. 
  • Shape the selection process for client, server, storage, and cloud infrastructure solutions, and be part of strategic decision making (buy, build, partner).
  • Guide innovation projects with the target to develop outstanding IIoT services. 
  • Work closely with your cooperation partners, who are product managers, software development team, IT security and cloud infrastructure team.

What You Need to Succeed

Following requirements are necessary for this role:
  • Master/ Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (Informatics, Computer Science or equivalent)
  • Several years of experience in IIoT solutions, supporting in similar industries and connected devices.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of IIoT device life cycle management capabilities
  • Know the relevant industrial communication protocols, such as OPC-UA, MQTT, WebSocket streams and Kafka. 
  • Solid knowledge of integration patterns and best practices such as synchronous vs. asynchronous communications, RESTful APIs, messaging, publish-subscribe
  • Cloud system architecture, best practices, container-based architectures, Docker, Kybernetes as well as Azure and Alibaba cloud technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of data engineering, data science, advanced algorithmics and machine learning in industrial applications. Programming skills in relevant languages, such as Python, C, C# and C++. 
  • Hands-on experience with containers and orchestration platforms
  • Ability to communicate across different functional teams with various cultural backgrounds
  • Experience in working in CI/CD, knowledge in DevOps and Agile Frameworks
  • Experience working in industrial environment  
  • Fluent in English, German is a big advantage
  • You have the capability to learn fast in case you don’t fulfill all of the above requirements.

Our Offer to You

We are offering:
  • Where applicable flexible working hours, a hybrid work model and a wide portfolio of training opportunities
  • 40h week with at least 25 vacation days per year plus 4 to 7 additional days off (i.e. in between bank holidays)
  • Free parking spaces and direct access to public transport from our facilities
  • Healthy menus cooked onsite and special prices for employees at our own METTLER TOLEDO restaurant
  • A range of additional attractive benefits like discounts for sport clubs and others
You can expect challenging, interesting, and varied tasks in an innovative and international environment, with the opportunity to network globally and realize your next career goal.

Have we raised your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our e-mail address is ta-ch@mt.com.

We consider only direct applications.

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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