Digital Solutions Engineer - Smart Buildings Virtual at Johnson Controls, Inc in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 25 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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What you will do

The Digital Solutions Engineer is part of our Building Solutions North America business at Johnson Controls. This position will support our Above Area Sales Team with envisioning, designing and executing new digital use cases and integrations across North America. This position is a critical component to the Integrations Program team with other digital engineers. Virtual position, must live in the US to travel to customer sites as needed.

Our sales teams are partnering with customers to create "smart buildings" and occupant experiences by designing and delivering the vision for the most up to date, state of the art and holistic technology solutions for commercial buildings.  The focus is on the solutions, to integrate low voltage technology and wireless networks into new construction and renovation building projects. This includes HVAC, telecom, audio visual, nurse call systems, cellular antenna systems, etc. Our projects have included designing Halo rooms on AV projects to give a 360 degree experience; wireless networks for scoreboards and Kiosks; adding technology in stadiums and arenas to provide the ultimate fan experience while driving revenue; and designing state of the art smart patient rooms in hospitals to improve patient experience and patient care.

We are seeking a seasoned Digital Solutions Engineer with both customer facing and technology experience. The Digital Solutions Engineer will play a role in idea generation, then translate ideas into use cases and integrations that will be commercialized in the complex buildings market. This ideal candidate will take requirements gathered and use them to assist with developing new use cases, integration maps and project development requirements.

The Digital Solutions Engineer ensures proactive sales engineering design, development and profitable growth of the above area complex building market. Will support sales across all vertical markets and lines of business in the assigned geography region. We offer bundled packages to give our customers more opportunity to take advantage of multiple JCI offerings. This is a fast-paced, team-oriented and collaborative environment.

How you will do it


  • Multi-task across numerous sales engagements by providing engineering support within Johnson Controls sales process with credibility and passion.

  • Conducts needs assessment, budgets, designs and pricing information for our customer.

  • Support sales teams by identifying opportunities and serving as the technical expert on each project if required.

  • Provides support as a subject matter expert for multiple Solutions. Supports and designs complex solutions that require systems integration.

  • Partners with the sales team to conduct a needs assessment of customer requirements, critical areas, needs and budget.

  • Partners with the sales team to develop a scope of work and supporting documentation, to include use case documents, integration maps, use cases and project development requirements.

  • Provides scope definition and systems development assistance for outside partners and suppliers and VARs. . 

  • Creates proposed solution designs with the development team, sales team and appropriate operations team to obtain mutual agreement.

  • Leads portions of the presentation to the C-level or decision making client as needed by presenting the scope of work and functional demonstrations including MVP (minimum viable product) or POC (proof of concept) for solutions.

  • Works as a liaison with the Global Digital Products team to ensure the latest solutions will meet customer expectations.

  • Visits or spends time on customer sites to perform information gathering sessions, demonstrate POCs and assist field deployment teams with complex installs or operational impediments.

What we look for

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology similar field or equivalent experience. 

Minimum of 10 years of experience in Customer innovation facilitation, requirements gathering/ development.  Engineering story boarding.  Project development.


Scaled Agile Framework certified a plus. 

What else you’ll get

Supportive team environment and add to that a competitive salary, best in class benefits package starting on day 1, which includes medical, dental & vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off and career growth opportunities.

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