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United Technologies Corporation Software Back End Engineer / Architect in Brooklyn, New York

Job ID: 01309639

City: Brooklyn

State: New York

Country: United States

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full Time


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United States of America


UTNB1: Corp - Brooklyn NY 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 USA

United Technologies Corp. (UTC; NYSC: UTX), headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, is a global leader in aerospace and building technologies. Our aerospace businesses — Collins Aerospace Systems and Pratt & Whitney — are redefining the future of flight with next-generation aircraft engines and integrated systems and components. Our commercial businesses — Carrier and Otis — are pioneering intelligent building solutions and services that enable people to live and work in more modern, safe, secure and sustainable environments. We are a company of 240,000 people, founded by some of the world’s greatest inventors and committed to tackling some of society’s biggest challenges.

Ranked among the world’s greenest companies, we do business in virtually every country of the world and have over 196,000 employees globally.

Position Summary

As a Software Engineer/Architect, you’ll be an integral member of the Digital Accelerator Team, responsible for digital transformation of the UTC businesses through concept and delivery of UTC’s digital products.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Work side by side with cross functional teams, user experience designers, project managers, product managers, functional owners and engineers across the company, architecting and building digital product on a project basis.

  • Responsible for scalable, reusable highly available architecture that conforms to security, performance and other standards provided.

  • Converts business requirements into technical solutions, communicates them to engineering teams, breaks down user stories into tasks and assigns them accordingly.

  • Act in capacity of a trusted subject matter expert who understands a broad range of software engineering methodologies including both agile and waterfall, and who can effectively design, articulate and develop state-of-the-art digital products while balancing the business need, user experience and certain technical limitations effectively.

  • Help functional owners understand and scale the risks at the project initiation as well as running projects, and similarly understand the best opportunities for fastest & most efficient improvements

  • Defines and enforces good software development standards by reviewing code and implementing third party code scanning tools, automated test execution within Dev Ops pipeline.

  • Resolves technical team conflicts and developers a culture of productive collaboration.

  • Supports or acts as scrum master leading daily stand-ups, sprint planning sessions and sprint demos on a need basis.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Experience working with various technology stacks, ability to quickly and efficiently pick up and analyze new product requirements, and provide options for architectures and development roadmap

  • Experience with OO Programming languages such as Java, .Net

  • Understanding and experience implementing 12 factor app principles

  • 3+ years experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores

  • 1+ years of experience writing and enforcing unit tests

  • Experience with either HTML/JavaScript frameworks and/or mobile development - either native or hybrid or both

  • 5+ years of experience with software development across the full stack as well as relational and non-relational data stores

  • Experience working in a large, cross-functional organization, experience working in a startup is a plus

  • Strong understanding and advocacy for the user needs

  • Strong recent hands-on software architecture and development experience

  • Experience providing technical build vs buy analysis

  • Ability to rapidly learn deeply technical subjects, such as cloud service offerings, security, various data sources and legacy software

  • Understanding of both agile and waterfall software development processes since many product teams are already agile and many product teams are earlier in that journey

  • Strong experience with architecting and delivering new digital products as well as supporting, improving and scaling existing products

  • Experience with various application clients, such as mobile, web and desktop applications

  • Strong presentation skills, ability to effectively articulate complex technical concepts in a simple and approachable to any audience

  • Ability to serve stakeholders with large, geographically distributed teams


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field

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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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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.