Romulus, MI
Full-time


Job Title: IoT Network Engineer

Location: Romulus, MI

Job Description:

Proposal Submission: A complete proposal consists of the candidate’s Resume, Solicitation Check sheet and a completed IT Staffing Proposal Form.

Background:

The client is responsible for providing and managing the client ’s technology. The Technology Services Department is seeking an IoT Network Engineer to work as part of a cross functional team developing a cloud based IoT platform for operational, security, and industrial sensors.

Scope of Services:

The client is seeking a full-time, qualified IoT Network Engineer who will utilize their knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Actively participate in a fluid and collaborative environment with the ability to influence and change the direction of the product.
  • Employ your development skills by delivering innovative features on Linux based IoT appliance(s).
  • Ensure quality and performance through regular reviews, proactive monitoring, and active testing.
  • Provide support for platform-related issues; triage and resolve issues reported by internal teams.
  • Assist with researching, testing and evaluating best-of-breed products for microelectronic hardware to be used in to create a smart client environment by combining operational digital twins at client
  • Assist with product evaluations, data collection, and solution integrations that collect data at the access control platform or the physical layer.
  • Assist with development and system engineering associated with platform development.
  • Cisco IoT / Cisco Jasper /LoRaWAN /Wi-Fi 6e /5G are the ideal infrastructure technologies client will leverage to build a technology foundation that all other sensors and solutions will be based upon. The ideal individual is expected to coordinate/manage the above and help implement solutions to expand to add additional business value to client.

General Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of hardware sensors and micro-electronics
  • Experience developing sensing platforms, with the ability to execute product evaluations, POCs, technology pilots, and system integrations.
  • Experience with communication protocols HiveMQ, EtherNet/IP, OPC UA, WiFi 6e, 5G, GPS, LoRaWAN, etc.
  • Agility and comfort with changing requirements and frequent customer feedback.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be located in SE Michigan or willing to relocate to SE Michigan if offered position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • For consideration, the candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • 10 years total experience, with 3+ years specific to IoT or similar. IoT experience should be recent.
  • 3+ years experience with Internet of Things (IoT), SCADA or in the industrial or operational sensor space.
  • 2+ years experience with Programmable Logic Controllers
  • 1+ years experience developing commercial software applications.
  • 1+ years experience developing backend solutions on Linux OS.
  • Firm understanding of Linux fundamentals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 certification (CompTIA Security+ or equivalent).
  • Experience in Agile, Scrum, and/or PMI Methods.
  • Familiar with Software Life Cycle Management (SLCM) and software best practices.
  • Ability to engage with users in a professional manner and plainly present technical concepts.
  • Experience working with web-based video, including HTTP-Live-Streaming (HLS), RTSP, WebRTC and MP4.
  • Experience with cloud solutions and technologies, including IoT, and video annotation and AI.
  • Relational SQL skills with the ability to design and troubleshoot existing databases and queries.
  • Network Engineer experience preferred.

Skills that will help the chosen candidate be successful:

  • A self-starter who enjoys tackling new problems and delivering innovative solutions.
  • Likes working closely with their team members in a fluid agile environment.
  • Is energized by understanding the customer and delivering solutions.
  • Understands the concepts of REST and resource-oriented architectures.
  • Ability to fluently translate designs into well-engineered solutions.
  • Have a sense of pride in getting a story over the line.
  • Can talk-the-talk and walk-the-walk of HTTP interfaces/APIs, networking, threading and concurrency.
  • Experience in one or more specific IoT / M2M industries, such as home automation, asset tracking, smart sensor technologies, etc.
  • Experience building solutions that are capable of high throughput and can scale gracefully.
  • Experience with Linux system administration.
  • Experience with Hive MQ MQTT.
  • Experience with AWS or Azure would be a strong plus.

Expected Engagement Duration: Six (6) months with possible extension or possible hire

  • The duties of the position and related information are described in the attached IT Staffing Solicitation Form.
  • Additional attachments are the blank Proposal Form and Solicitation Checklist.
  • This position requires onsite job duties. Potential candidates must be located in SE Michigan or willing to relocate to SE Michigan if selected for this position.
  • Include the Solicitation Number in the subject of the email. Please send one candidate submission per email.
  • client will be scheduling a meeting to provide vendors the opportunity to ask questions about the IoT Network Engineer position. Please watch your inbox for a meeting invitation & let us know if you are interested in attending the meeting.

Notes

  • Upon receipt of your candidate submittal an acknowledging reply will be sent.
  • The interview window for this solicitation will start immediately upon the receipt of a potential proposal and will remain open until position is filled. (your submissions can be sent in right away)
  • If you do not receive a request for an interview with your client within two weeks of this start date, that candidate has not been selected to move forward.
  • Communication will be sent when your submissions for this solicitation are no longer needed.

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