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Senior Systems Engineer- Remote

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

May 17, 2022


dormakaba is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to develop the technologies required to build and sustain a smart lock ecosystem. This includes everything from a mechanical core through the cloud. This ecosystem will include an exciting mix of connected smart devices, cloud, and mobile offerings. This role be responsible for providing technical direction to the wider team and manage prototype / Proof of Concept Development from idea conception to production.  You will be responsible for defining user stories and personas for the software components and mobile app, while also developing hardware requirements.  You will serve as the technical interface to Product Management, Marketing, and other internal stakeholders, translating their vision into reality. 


**This role can be Remote**



  • Designs new security systems, from the mechanical core through the cloud integration
  • Learns the existing ecosystem, underlying technologies, and infrastructure
  • Defines the system architecture for new products, breaking down the high-level market requirements into specific measurable requirements for the electrical, mechanical, firmware, and software engineers
  • Links requirements to test methodologies to confirm successful implementation
  • Manages and monitors deployed systems and infrastructure
  • Assists project/product level estimation, tracking, planning, and scope definition
  • Plans and participates in SAFe program increment planning sessions and other ceremonies


  • Ability to work with multiple engineering disciplines to identify technical product requirements and characteristics
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to troubleshoot/debug issues in a production and development environment
  • Comfortable working with electronic devices during system level validation
  • Ability to work in small teams in a fast-paced business environment
  • Willing to try, fail, and then try again to determine the best path forward for technical challenges



  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • Curious and passionate about new technology application
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Concrete experience in some of the following fields: agile, cloud development, IoT devices, firmware development, data analytics, mobile technologies, user experience design
  • Basic understanding of various cryptographic techniques



  • Projects (including hobby projects) across multiple disciplines.
  • Experience with iOT devices, cloud software and mobile app development.
  • Proficiency in scripting with Bash, Python, and other relevant scripting languages
  • Experience with Physical Access Control Systems



  • A global company with a family culture and strong core values
  • Competitive compensation package with benefits coverage options
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.)


The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.


dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.


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