Senior System Architect (Remote)

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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

What you will be doing
As a Senior System Architect in our Appliance Business Unit, this individual will be focused on the appliance industry and will interface with customers globally in order to understand how their systems function, modularization level and determine their evolving technology needs. The Senior System Architect is responsible for generating the high-level system architecture requirements and together with Product Management help ensuring the TE Appliance technology and product roadmaps are in line with customer next generation products. This person is required to follow and help drive strategy for key industry communication standards.

A typical day may include:
  • Interfacing with key OEM and other focus appliance customers (OEM and 1stiers)
  • Identifying potential technology disrupters (which often requires expertise in various technologies)
  • Integrating customer needs, gather industry knowledge, and business insight to create compelling trends around technology and product trends that will drive the organization forward
  • Influencing executive leaders and cross-functional stakeholders to invest in new technology and products to meet the next generation needs of our customers and the market
  • Working within a small geographically dispersed system architecture team to share subject matter expertise and best practices
  • Being an industry subject matter expert, collaborating closely with external customers as well as internal business development, product management and engineering development teams
  • Driving high value development projects (modularization, sensing solutions) that will require you to guide and interface with large groups
  • Manage the technical cooperation with customers and coordinate TE's internal development engineering team to assure technical and functional feasibility from the eyes of the customer
  • Ensuring we are following required industry standards while also helping to drive the strategy for new standards

What your background should look like:• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering. (A dual bachelor's degree in business or MBA is a plus)• 5 to 7 years' experience in domestic appliance and/or component supplier industry system design and related technologies• In-depth knowledge of system architecture of Appliances such as (Refrigerator and Freezer, Stove, Washer/Dryer), as well as good understanding of compressor and de-frost technologies • Technical knowledge of BT and sensor application such as temperature, force, flow rate detection• Familiarity with market trends such as "connected" and/ or "Smart" Home, ambient light, advanced production processes "IoT / Cobots)" and appliance standardization requirements such as UL 250, CQC, IEC 60335-1 /2-24 /2-34 to meet safety regulations and energy saving regulations in all regions globally• The geographically dispersed group requires that the candidate be self-motivating with the ability to take the initiative to accomplish tasks with limited direction• Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to diverse audiences• Effectively able to build relationships with external customers and industry leaders as well as internally across all levels, disciplines, and geographies• Ability to spend 10%-20% of your time traveling

Key Competencies:
- Business Acumen
- Customer Focus
- Drive for Results (focus on perseverance & tenacity)
- Interpersonal understanding
- Written & Verbal Communication & Presentation Skills
- Creativity (with focus on innovation)
- Problem Solving (especially complex technical problems)
- Cross-cultural business acumen


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

COMPENSATION• Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $89,000 - $112,000 (subject to change dependent on physical location)• Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.• Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits

BENEFITS• A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets
More Information on TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity operates in the Greentech industry. The company is located in Wilsonville, OR, Oceancisde, CA, Fairview, NC, Dayton, OH, Jonestown, PA, Berwyn, PA and Troy, MI. TE Connectivity was founded in 2022. It has 29965 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 178 open jobs at TE Connectivity, click here.
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