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Principal Engineer (Product Architect)

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9.5 million tons of CO2 in FY 2022 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

Role Overview


  • Hands-on technical delivery of radio connected, gas flow measurement devices, to meet the regulatory and customer requirements of global and local markets
  • Use broad engineering and system architecture knowledge and development experience, to gather product requirements and effectively transpose these into features understandable by development engineers
  • Work with the product development teams to ensure delivered solutions fulfil the communicated requirements




  • You will be a hands-on technical leader with exemplary broad-spectrum engineering and architectural skills
  • With substantial experience in the development of radio connected embedded devices (preferably instrumentation), you will bring the level of expertise to requirements capture, system definition & design and the development oversight required to bring new products to market, on time and on cost
  • Working hands-on with Product Managers, Development Engineers, Approvals Bodies and Operations, to identify all product requirements necessary to develop and deliver solutions which meet business, market and customer needs
  • Negotiating these requirements to establish architectural direction for the development teams to engage with, distilling requirements into understandable features to be implemented by the wider development team
  • You will be able to demonstrate a history of successful system thinking, considering all aspects of the product from the perspectives of customer\market, business commercial, manufacturing and service and support
  • You will use your leadership experience to ensure that the product implementation meets all your internal and external customer objectives
  • You will act as a communication interface between the product management, planning, product development and validation teams
  • You will be accountable for the technical delivery of the end product, to the agreed requirements
  • Experience of Smart Energy-Measurement Device is desirable, including: Zigbee, NB IoT, WiSun, M-Bus, SMETS & SMETS2
  • Experience with Azure DevOps or similar requirement management tools is a necessity


Person Specification/Qualifications 


  • Educated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline, or HND with extensive experience
  • Highly experienced in the art of requirements gathering and feature negotiation
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-driven and highly motivated
  • Experience of radio connectivity, for example: Zigbee, NB IoT, WiSun, M-Bus
  • Knowledge of the Smart Metering industry, for example: SMETS & SMETS2
  • Working knowledge of project planning/control methods e.g. Gantt charts




  • Experience developing low powered radio connected instrumentation\devices
  • Software development experience
  • Good, applied science knowledge, including Physics
  • Experience with Ultrasonic measurement techniques, preferably gas flow
  • Experience of design for high volume product manufacture
  • Able to work to high standards of quality and precision
  • Be computer literate in Microsoft Word and Excel to an intermediate level
  • Possess a good standard of both written and spoken English
  • An ability to work within a team, with minimal supervision #LI-AA1


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Principal Engineer (Product Architect)

Requisition ID:  19758

Manchester, GB

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Jun 8, 2024

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