Solutions Engineer (Developer IOT) London, United Kingdom
Primary role purpose:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Inmarsat’s Enterprise Business Unit’s Solutions Engineering team applying engineering development knowledge and provision around remote connectivity opportunities to industry within the Enterprise Industrial IoT strategy as a pre-sales (solutions) engineer.

Applying your skills to exciting Industrial IOT opportunity in the world’s remotest areas and helping drive the industry change to Mining, Transportation, Agriculture and Event driven disasters to areas outside the reach of terrestrial connectivity.

This role is ideally suited to an experienced developer with a proven track record in applying IoT device edge management, platform development and automation to bring result driven business outcomes via the world of sensors. The successful candidate will contribute to a solutions team of mixed skill sets and apply their skills in creating the design and delivery of best-in-world Industrial IoT solutions, applications and services. Acting as a pre-sales engineer and engaging with customers to understand their problems and defining technical solutions to meet their business requirements.

The candidate must be willing to travel with extended travel globally for periods of up to two weeks on rare occasions. They must be comfortable speaking with senior IT delegates from industry leaders across our global market opportunities, willing to engage in deep technical conversation to understand the customer’s needs in order to create fitting solutions.


Key Responsibilities:
Collaborate with a passionate team of sales, solutions architects and engineers to design and build solution sets on top of an IoT Application Enablement platform in areas such as Smart Agriculture, Mining, Supply chain and Transportation.
Participate in the full life cycle of sales and helping define the solution build for our customer including functional specifications, work estimates, design, development, cross-browser testing, bug resolution and deployment.
Bring your knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to translate ideas and designs into great experiences
Work within libraries such as D3 graphics, JQuery, Chart.Js, ArcGIS, Google maps, AMCharts and more.
Work with project requirements to decide on the best technologies for implementing the solution along with an attitude towards getting things done.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Degree level education in an engineering subject and developer experience
Extensive experience in IOT solutions development.
An excellent understanding of HTML/HTML5 and CSS.
Experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, JavaScript, Python and/or C/C++
Knowledge of IoT Protocols: MQTT, CoAP, LwM2M
Experience working with Rest APIs.
In depth knowledge of front-end best practices
Third level qualification in Computer Science or a related discipline
Strong portfolio showing examples of clean cut projects is highly desired
Fundamental skills in geometry required for graphical applications.
Server side micro-service scripting language. Node.Js or Python
Hands on experience of Framework development and writing Automation test scripts
Experience with mapping technologies and GIS.
Ability to build responsive layouts.
Operating Systems: Linux - Ubuntu and embedded distributions, Windows
Connectivity: Bluetooth Low Energy, Cellular, IP-Based (Wi-Fi, Ethernet), LoRaWAN and satellite

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:
Experience with CSS pre-processors like Sass or LESS
Experience with frontend performance optimization
Experience working with web sockets.
Android/IPhone application development experience.
Additional Information
You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

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