Internet of Things Technical Manager/Architect

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 49009 


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.



This role in summary

Today, you may be presenting a new innovative idea to the Senior IoT leadership team that will enhance consumer experience and tomorrow you might be guiding the development team to solve a business and time critical problem or you will have your hands dirty while solving a very complex problem. You may also be leading the development of a new IoT capability or you may be attending a workshop with senior leaders around an upcoming partnership. You will most likely be leading a global, cross-functional team, sometimes with the support of consultants and technical advisors. On most efforts, you will report directly to one or several members of Whirlpool’s Global Information System Leadership team.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years of work experience in Information Systems or Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in designing and architecting services using the principles of Service Oriented Architecture
  • 5+ years of work experience in designing and architecting systems with a focus on building Internet of Things (IoT) applications
  • 5+ years of experience in designing and architecting applications for the cloud - AWS/Azure/GCP
  • 7+ years of experience in programming languages like Java or C#

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Requirement gathering and thereby creating a system requirement and design specification for one or many features and capabilities skills
  • Engage with multiple stakeholders for eliciting requirements and crafting a solution architecture for cloud platform
  • Conversant with emerging digital technologies and their integration with cloud solutions
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and creating innovative solutions
  • Self-directed and able to troubleshoot and solve problems independently as well as a team
  • Understanding of Change Management Process
  • 5+ years of work experience in designing and architecting large scale distributed systems with a focus on building Internet of Things (IoT) applications
  • 5+ years of work experience in designing and architecting cloud based services on any cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Understanding on building microservices and concepts of containerization and orchestration
  • Knowledge of various IoT (Internet of Things) technologies including Mobile, Java/.NET middleware, M2M, Cloud, etc. 
  • Experience working on Web Service Integration, REST APIs, WebSockets, Message Hub and Broker Interface
  • Knowledge of CI, CD and CT process
  • Experience using Agile methodology for product development
  • Analytical and problem solving ability
  • Verbal and written communication



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