Eaton’s IT team is currently seeking a Senior Solution Architect – Digital Engineering to join team.  This position will be based at our Beachwood, Ohio, Moon TWP, PA, Houston, TX, Galesburg, MI, Raleigh, NC or Menomonee Falls, WI. The position is eligible for a hybrid work setup.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $120,000 - $176,110 a year. 
Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for understanding requirements / problem statements specific to the Product Development Innovation and Automation Value Stream and build solution architectures which meet those requirements. Understand various enterprise/strategic applications, security policies /standards defined in Eaton, apply architecture best practices to craft an architecture that is Secure, scalable, cost effective, performance efficient and resilient. You will drive and/or take part in technical solutions discussions, present your architectures along with supporting artifacts to council of enterprise architects, business, cyber security team and other stakeholders to get their feedback and accommodate it in your architecture. 

You will help the business in evaluating technical capabilities of SaaS applications in the market which could potentially meet business requirements, rate, recommend preferred SaaS application and develop architecture to onboard it, integrate it with other Eaton on premises/ cloud hosted/ SaaS applications as applicable.

You will provide architectures to integrate existing Eaton applications to meet a specific business need. 

Where SaaS application is not an option, you will provide architectures to develop applications internally with a cloud first mindset. You are further responsible for working with the development teams and providing design oversight and guidance at varying levels during project execution. Finally, the solutions architect is charged with ensuring solutions are in support of strategic goals for the company – both business and IT.

- Design solutions that meet customer and stakeholder needs
- Create Dataflow and Process mappings.
- Assure the feasibility and sustainability of designed solutions
- Design and evolve technical solutions that support current and future needs
- Manage nonfunctional requirements and compliance
- Define and prioritize enablers including exploration work and technical debt reduction
- Enable continuous integration and continuous delivery that enables immediate feedback and adjustment
- Maintain architectural runways for a series of products within a the PDIA Value Stream 
- Manage, track, evaluate technical capability across Value Streams to facitate the selection and alignment of a technical solution following enterprise guardrails. Execute POCs where applicable.
- Responsible for ensuring design meets Eaton's standards and requirements
- Partner with other Architects to evaluate capabilities and features to expand the use of an existing application to meet additional business requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of software industry experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Extensive experience utilizing best practices in software engineering
  • Experience with <Linux and Windows> systems and their associated development languages and platforms
  • Extensive experience developing secure, enterprise-grade, highly scalable, highly performant applications and/or distributed systems
  • Expert level understanding of software design principles, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, and multithreading concepts
  • Experience with DevSecOps, CI, and CD principles from code check-in through to deployment
  • Experience with modern software development principles including code management, test automation, APIs, microservices, and cloud services.


  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity concepts such as encryption, hashing, certificates, PKIs, Threat Modeling, secure coding, and OWASP.
  • Experience working with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban
  • Experience working with a cloud platform such as Azure, AWS, or GCP.
  • Expert level skills in Java, C#, C++ (or other languages as necessary) and associated IDE’s (Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge and Hands on experience as Solution Architect in Engineering Digital design tools & applications (CAD,CAE, PLM,  Cloud Computing, Model Based Systems Engineering, Design for Manufacturing) 
  • In-depth knowledge and know how of Product Design Development processes and Simulation Fundamentals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to explain and present concepts to all levels within the organizations
  • Comfortable working directly with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a technical team
  • Patience and empathy when working with architects, developers, and testers
  • Experience working with diverse, global cultures, organizations and teams
  • The ability to translate business issues/requirements and objectives into technical solutions

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

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