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Smart Factory Solution Architect - Specialist Master (68158)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Smart Factory Solution Architect - Specialist Master

Deloitte is defining the Smart Factory landscape. We are pioneering a new model for a new digital world. Do you like to challenge the status quo? Does curiosity feed your soul? Are you addicted to the thrill of creating? Do you want to be your authentic self at work? Then consider a career within our Smart Factory practice. Creative design, state-of-the-art technology, and your imagination merge here to create lasting impact for our clients. Not to mention making for a pretty fun and meaningful career! As proof, checkout to see what we're doing in Smart Factory with a consortium of ecosystem partners at Wichita State University to bring Smart Factory to life for our clients.

The team

Our team helps clients transform their value chains into competitive advantages. Our practice is a dynamic blend of manufacturing operations experts, technologists, strategists, and designers who apply process, technology, data science and change management to drive major business innovations that deliver real-world value. We drive efficiency, improve flexibility, and increase responsiveness through proactive insights and decision-making enabled by technologies such as IIoT, Cloud and Advanced Analytics. We advise, implement, and operate transformational solutions that bring world-class Smart Factory capabilities to our clients. We provide operational know-how, digital technologies, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions to deliver unprecedented client value. Additionally, we improve operations, product, and material flow across the breadth of the value chain and create greater supply network synergy and value.

Work you'll do

You will advise and architect in manufacturing automation projects using a mix of traditional and emerging technology to build unique solutions for each client. You will guide a dynamic team that directly contributes and influences the ultimate client outcomes we care so much about. You will use your deep automation skills and enterprise solutions experience to design and build solutions on top of a deep technological stack. This requires focus from the initial development of physical to digital signal (sensor) networks up through IIoT systems and the digital to physical return of those signals to change our client way of operating. We work with a wide variety of clients, often in a factory / plant environment, where you will be exposed to an even wider variety of processes and technologies.

Required qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience with extended knowledge of core manufacturing processes and plant floor equipment and operations
  • Ability to articulate the benefit and structure of solutions while understanding the technical aspects of clients and project teams
  • Significant project experience (10+ projects) and capability to specify Industrial Automation platforms (Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and/or Process Historians (real-time database)
  • Knowledge in Industrial sensor selection and specification
  • Proficiency in Industrial Networks Communication media and protocols (Ethernet, RS232/485, Ethernet IP, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Modbus, BACnet, and Profibus
  • Ability to configure, maintain and resolve centralized collection systems via high level communication protocols (OPC-UA/DA, MQTT, et al)
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, team-building and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering-related discipline (or applicable experience)
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (while up to 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available