Head of Internet of Things | Planet Smart City
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15/11/2019 Head of Internet of Things

Main purposes of the job

At Planet Smart City, we put our residents first and build communities that matter, so we need IoT leaders who can integrate smart solutions that provide seamless services to our residents improving their lives.

In this role, you will work cross-functionally to develop IoT architecture and system guidelines. You will support the R&D team in solutions creation and development, leveraging third party smart products. Working with the digital team, you will co-develop new community services that incorporate embedded IoT.

You will be responsible for end-to-end solutions integration in our real estate projects and will identify new market opportunities, promote pilots, and collaborate with key partners on IoT innovation.

Key tasks

  • Owning and leading on full life-cycle delivery of cross functional projects, across the company
  • Proposing, building and improving systems and processes that inform smart solutions delivery
  • Managing multiple teams and product lifestyle, from smart solutions integration to delivery to post-delivery services
  • Being responsible for IoT value proposition
  • Defining and tracking KPI for products and services, as well as ensuring alignment with business objectives
  • Understanding market dynamics to ensure smooth integration on specific projects
  • Defining IoT devices and smart building technology in detail

Qualifications

You will need a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or comprehensive technical understanding.

Skills/competencies

You will be fluent in English (in addition, a working knowledge of Portuguese and/or Italian is desirable) and have a good understanding of SDLC and solution delivery methodologies. Practical knowledge of the difference between ‘starting small’ and ‘designing for scale’ is essential, as is experience working in an agile environment and delivering through iterations as well as leading DevOps team.

The successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of key IoT use cases and have demonstrated experience defining associated value propositions. You will have a deep understanding of the IoT concept and verticals and have a strong aptitude for problem solving.

Experience required

  • Significant experience of working in a global multinational or geographically-distributed organisation
  • Five-plus years’ experience of software development and deployment of IoT services and micro-services
  • Five-plus years’ experience managing agile software projects across multiple and geographically distributed teams
  • Experience of delivering projects or programs through a 3rd party outsourced model and being able to maintain strong working relationships
  • Experience in one or more specific IoT, embedded or M2M industries (i.e. home automation, business automation, health, asset tracking or smart utilities)
  • Experience in web security and data analytics, as well as in cloud computing, artificial intelligence and one or more IoT platforms such as PTC Thingworx

Personal profile

  • Significant experience of working in a global multinational or geographically-distributed organisation
  • Five-plus years’ experience of software development and deployment of IoT services and micro-services
  • Five-plus years’ experience managing agile software projects across multiple and geographically distributed teams
  • Experience of delivering projects or programs through a 3rd party outsourced model and being able to maintain strong working relationships
  • Experience in one or more specific IoT, embedded or M2M industries (i.e. home automation, business automation, health, asset tracking or smart utilities)
  • Experience in web security and data analytics, as well as in cloud computing, artificial intelligence and one or more IoT platforms such as PTC Thingworx