Lead Engineer - Solution Architect / Data Science

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.  We are looking forward to Lead Engineer - Solution Architect  based in Pune, India. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.  This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • The candidate will demonstrate exceptional impact in delivering projects in terms of architecture, technical deliverables and project delivery throughout the project lifecycle. The candidate is expected to be conversant with Agile methodologies and tools and have a track record of delivering products in a production environment
  • Work with a team of experts in deep learning, machine learning, distributed systems, program management, and product teams, and work on all aspects of design, development and delivery of deep learning enabled end-to-end pipelines and solutions.
  • Lead the development of technical solutions and implement architectures for project and products across data engineering and data science teams
  • Will be able to work in a hands-on fashion with Big Data tools such as Kafka, Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive, Time Series Databases such as InfluxDB, KairosDB
  • Knowledge with microservices, cloud APIS (e.g. AWS and MS Azure)
  • Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions
  • Work with your team and others, defining the architecture, design, and management of secure, large-scale, highly-distributed, geo-redundant, multi-tenant data stores.
  • Recommend and set up appropriate performance monitoring solutions; author and implement based on the results
  • Is accountable for end-to end delivery of solutions from requirements gathering to production
  • Author high-quality, highly-performance, unit-tested code to extract and transform data based on business and data science needs
  • Work directly with stakeholders, engineering, and test to create high quality solutions that solve end-user problems.
  • Mentor others in the use of tools and techniques
  • Develop and execute agile work plans for iterative and incremental project delivery, CI and dev/ops
  • Explore and recommend new tools and processes which can be leveraged across the data preparation pipeline for capabilities and efficiencies
  • Collaborate broadly across multiple functions (data science, engineering, product management, IT, etc.) to readily make key data readily available and easily consumable


  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. (preferred) in computer science, software engineering, digital signal processing or related field.
  • Knowledge of ETL data pipelines, Azure DataFactory, AWS DataPipelines, Oozie, etc.
  • Experience in at least one cloud provider (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Understanding of devops, provisioning and automation of cloud deployments.
  • Experience in Spark data processing, either batch or streaming.
  • Experience in testing in Spark
  • Programming experience in one of Python or Scala
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in delivering technology solutions in a production environment
  • 6+ years of experience in the software industry as a developer, with a proven track record of shipping high quality products
  • 4 years working with customers (internal and external) on developing requirements and working as a solutions architect to deliver end-to-end systems to customers in a production environment
  • Excellent communication (verbal, presentation, documentation) skills, working with teams that are geographically dispersed, to produce solutions that satisfy functional and non-functional requirements
  • Ability to specify and write code that is accessible, secure, and performs in an optimized manner with an ability to output to different types of consumers and systems
  • Strong knowledge of big data query tools to perform ad hoc queries of large datasets
  • Solid understanding of relational and non-relational (NoSQL, time-series) database systems
  • Experience with in-memory, file-based and other data stores
  • Solid understanding of Java and/or Python and associated IDE’s (Eclipse, IntelliJ, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with Agile development methodologies and concepts
  • Strong problem solving and software debugging skills
  • Experience building APIs to support data consumption needs of other roles

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts

·       Abreast of upcoming software development/engineering tools, trends, and methodologies

·       Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills

·       Knowledge of cloud development platforms such as Azure or AWS and their associated data storage options

·       Knowledge of streaming technologies like Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, Azure EventHubs

·       Knowledge of design and deployment of a Data Lake

·       Knowledge of Cloudera Hadoop

·       Knowledge of IoT technologies, including cloud processing, like Azure IoT Hub.

·       Knowledge of data analysis tools, like Apache Presto, Hive, Azure Data Lake Analytics, AWS Athena, Zeppelin

·       Experience in Design Thinking or human-centered methods to identify and creatively solve customer needs, through a holistic understanding of customer’s problem area

·       Advanced degree and/or specialization in related descipline (e.g. machine learning)

·       Knowledgeable in leveraging multiple data transit protocols and technologies (MQTT, Rest API, JDBC, etc)

·       Knowledge of Hadoop and MapReduce/Spark or related frameworks

·       Knowledge of MongoDB, Document DB, CosmosDB

·       Knowledge of Scala

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time