The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
1+ months

Senior Software Engineer

East Hartford, CT
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 61794BR Date posted 02/27/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut

The P&W Military Engines Digital Strategy team is looking for individuals capable of carrying out its charter of shaping the future of ME data systems and digital go-to-market services. While the team will call upon experts throughout the Military Engines and Digital Technology organizations, the core team needs to be capable of making progress on its own. The team will have three distinct roles: 1) Explore and demonstrate possible applications of Data Science in the P&W Military businesses, 2) Manage large scale projects using Agile methods to achieve standard ME-wide processes, and 3) Formulate and implement a digital strategy that will align future investments that give a competitive advantage to the organization.

In the Data Scientist / Software Engineer role the employee is expected to identify novel applications of Data Science and create rapid prototypes illustrating the feasibility and potential impact of the idea. These activities will typically go from concept to working prototype in a matter of days or weeks.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Rapid prototyping of ideas to provide proof of concept and/or assessments of potential impact
  • Identify novel applications of Data Science and create prototypes illustrating the feasibility and potential impact of the idea. To support Data Science demonstration tasks the employee will require experience with a variety of tools, preferably including: Python, Excel/VBA, Machine Learning algorithms, SQL, Data Visualization tools (Business Objects, Lumira, Spotfire, etc.), R, etc.

In the Project Manager role the employee is required to integrate business requirements across all ME programs to produce a unified vision and project plan for large scale IT development projects. This effort will require excellent project management skills as well as the ability to guide teams in a collaborative manner.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Establishing project plans and ensuring the successful execution of those plans by anticipating and mitigating risks
  • Establishing and monitoring execution of SOW with external vendors providing labor for the execution of these projects
  • Experience with Agile, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Earned Value In the Digital Strategist role the employee is expected to accelerate the creation of high-impact technology adoption within the business. They will inspire the imagination of others for what is possible.
  • Facilitating customer immersion events, focus groups, and surveys to identify the job-to-be-done and gaps in our technology stance
  • Coordinating discussions between different parts of the business to establish unified processes and system requirements
  • Seek alignment between the business and IT organizations to ensure understanding of the requirements and ultimately delivery of systems that the business needs

A candidate may be a generalist among these roles or have strengths in one role. However, every candidate is expected to contribute in some form to all three aspects of the digital strategy team.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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