IoT Architect (Flexible Opportunity) in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/4/2022

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    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

IoT Architect (Flexible Opportunity) 

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:

In this vital role you will drive the identification, implementation, and enhancement of modern technologies for all Quest locations and enterprise IoT strategy, collaborating with business and technology customers to identify and understand, assess, and compose requirements. An IoT architect sorts through all the data transmitted between networks from the various Lab Instruments and Devices used across the Quest Enterprise. They are responsible for creating and communicating the IoT concept, message, and architecture. They will be the overall lead in providing IoT standards, best practices, roadmap, and strategy for our broad range of Lab instruments and devices across the enterprise.

Core Capabilities 

Communication & Collaboration: Listens to the ideas and concerns of others and develops an understanding of how their ideas relate to others - and acts to address concerns.

Risk Management:
Identifies risks and develops risk management plans/processes and successfully implements/operates them.

Agile Ways of Working: 
Has a deep personal motivation to develop new efficient, effective and valuable ways to accomplish team tasks.

Member Centricity: Develops and communicates member journeys across the organisation to improve business outcomes across market segments.
Promotes a culture of quality customer service across the organisation.

Problem Solving: Demonstrates the ability to look at problems from different points of view and tries to find solutions that meet the needs of those outside of the team including staff and members. 

Digital & Data Literacy:
Experiments with new digital technologies and tells their colleagues about the benefits. Utilises appropriate tools, methods, and technology to analyse and evaluate complex data and draw useful insights.

Leadership Capabilities

Team Building: Actively participate and contribute to team goals and ensure resources are available to help them succeed in the organisation.

Coaching & Mentoring: Create a team environment where members provide each other with constructive feedback regularly and in challenging situations.

Driving Performance: Set clear expectations for delivery, standards and outcomes and provide timely feedback to team members and assign tasks to support individuals’ development plans.

Motivating and Inspiring: Build the confidence of others to succeed either in their own capacity, or in the future success of their team, unit or organisation; provide guidance, support and incentives to motivate others.

Change Management: 
Advise on and influence change management; support and participate in the implementation of organisational changes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Spearhead development of the IoT vision and technical strategy
-Responsible for the Design of an end-to-end IoT architecture
-Lead the overall design and development of Quest IoT Solutions for the Lab instruments and the rest of the enterprise devices
-Collaborate with business leads to help develop a technical vision for the entire ecosystem as well as lead implementation teams all the way through post-production
-Provide input into final decisions regarding hardware, network products, system software and security
-Responsible for the design discussions with Instrument vendors and provide strategic direction that helps Organization gain efficiencies
-Build IoT solutions, in a unique combination of – web applications (.Net, Java and JavaScript related), databases, machine learning, augmented reality, cloud connectivity (Azure, Amazon), industrial protocols, mobile apps (Android, iOS)
-IoT solution architecture development in healthcare domain is important
-Coming up with IOT, Industry 4.0, and Industrial Analytics solution architectures, technologies, and approaches to exploit current competencies and offerings and to evolve a digital strategy that enables end-to-end solutions across a wide variety of use cases in Quest Enterprise
-Interacts with Enterprise Architecture and other engineering, data science and IT teams to get strategy accepted, and architecture leadership to obtain solution approval. Outside of organization, it is required to interact with standards bodies, vendors, and partners in evaluating and selecting the right technology platforms for a given use case

Education Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and communication or equivalent.

Work Experience:

-At least 9 years’ experience with IoT technologies and services
-At least 9 years’ experience with cellular networks, specifically LTE, and knowledge and/or ability to develop 5G expertise
-Deep understanding of the end-to-solution components and capabilities for IoT, and experience in defining solution architecture and functional specification of the components
-Deep understanding of IoT Platforms’ needed capabilities and services, and experience in defining architecture and functional specification
-Deep understanding of operational challenges in managing IoT devices at large scale
-Deep understanding of 3GPP LTE networks and impact of IoT service categories. Knowledge of the 5G evolution is highly desired. 
-Understanding of API among system components 
-Understanding of LPWAN technologies and solutions architecture, e.g., LoRA, is desired
-Understanding of, and preferably working experience with. OMA-DM and LWM2M for device management over the air is highly desired
-Very good understanding and preferably architecture or hands-on working experience with containerized and hypervisor-based virtualized web-scale cloud environment
-Understanding and working experience with IoT security, including device certificate management, and key management
-Highly desirable understanding of CoAP, MQT and other protocols
-Desired Understanding and preferably working experience with Zigbee, ZWave, and low power WiFI
-Desired knowledge of MCUs, sensors, SPI and I2C

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.