Systems Architect Product Digitalisation

Closing Date: 9th February 2020
Reports To: Global Head of Research and Innovation
Position Summary:

 Systems Architect - Product Digitalisation

Bath, UK 

Provide strategic technical leadership to support the digitalisation of Rotork’s broad range of flow control products through internal development and third party partnerships.  

You’ll shape the future of all of Rotork’s products and connected services, work with commercial teams to understand strategic goals and value propositions, and implement this strategy through the Group Digital Systems and product development teams.

Reporting to the Global Head of Research and Innovation and working closely with the Global Head of NPD, you will help develop secure, robust, enduring, flexible and scalable modular technology platforms to support connected digital services and software defined functionality.  You will deliver a framework for product digitalisation / cloud connectivity, with guidance on where functionality resides, how products are commissioned / serviced (including handheld/remote devices), and understanding how services / functionality can be monetised.

This is a unique opportunity to shape Rotork’s digital future. You’ll support a core strategy for a Global FTSE 250 business and directly influence the future strategy and how we implement it.

Experience Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline
  • Proven experience developing strategic system architectural plans
  • Solid understanding of information processing fundamentals and best practices
  • Knowledge in a variety of digital technologies and how these can be applied to industrial products including:
    • Industrial and Commercial wired and wireless communication systems
    • Cyber security and its application in industrial systems.
  • Software defined systems and OTA upgrades

The Successful Candidate Will Be Someone Who:

  • Able to engage, inspire and motivate teams and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Able to lead change, creating a positive culture of passion and pride
  • Is a team player, shares knowledge and insights, but also able to demonstrate a high level of initiative

About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow or liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market leadership. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.


Location: Bath, UK
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: UK - Bath - Rotork Controls Limited
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Yoshi Danily
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