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Where you will work

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable, and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions making the people, facilities, and assets safe with our industry-leading security solutions. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works, and plays. We operate with and champion agility, efficiency, and boldness to realize our vision.

Johnson Controls has a phenomenal opportunity for a Router Solutions Architect to lead the development of disruptive products. We are investing heavily in leaders with bold ideas and entrepreneurial spirit to grow our business. You will use the latest cutting-edge technologies to power next-generation Intrusion products. Join our team in San Jose, CA, to lead the future.

What you will do

As Router Solutions Architect, you will work with customers from multiple sales channels, global engineering teams, and product managers to quickly bring new products to market. You will also draw on a deep understanding of network routers, Wi-Fi technology, and smart-home eco-systems to be the lead architect for router products. Your defining responsibilities will be to:

  • Act as the “voice of the customer” for our router product line
  • Define product features and technical requirements at all levels, including mechanical and industrial design, wireless protocol selection
  • Select hardware vendors and solutions, including chipsets, antennas, memory, etc.
  • Define criteria and test plans for product quality assurance and reliability
  • Evaluate and select the correct trade-offs between features, complexity, cost, and schedule
  • Act as a key stakeholder in multi-year product roadmap and strategy

What you will need

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Scienc
  • 5+ years as technical individual contributor in embedded systems or similar focu
  • 10+ years of router experience at a Sr. Engineering Lead or Architect level
  • Knowledge of and experience with leading IoT protocols, e.g. Zwave, 802.15.4, Matter
  • Knowledge of and experience with remote-managed “cloud-based” systems
  • Leadership and mentoring/training experience
  • Ability to present to and influence senior leadership
  • Strong understanding of hardware and software design for embedded systems, including:
    • Circuit, RF, and antenna design
    • EMC & EMI compliance and design
    • Microcontrollers, Linux, high-speed and low-speed interfaces
    • System integration


  • Master’s degree
  • Experience with high volume contract manufacturing
  • Security product industry knowledge


​​​​​​​Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please viewEEO is the Law.If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visitwww.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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