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Title:  Sr. Engineering Manager. D&T, IoT Solution

Requisition ID:  62993
Date:  Feb 3, 2024

Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:


Sr. Engineering Manager, D&T, IoT Solution, with a strong engineering background, leadership skills, and a penchant for solving complex technical problems. This role primarily focuses on architecting solutions for IoT applications on the platform. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IoT technologies and a proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions. He/She will be working with teams that are lean, incredibly impactful, highly motivated, engaged, and empowered to make a difference. The role compasses technical/ functional expertise, people, and stakeholder management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Possesses a solid understanding of the overall vision, business needs, and solution architecture for enterprise solutions.
•    Understand product portfolio and actively contribute to the roadmap/strategy of the business unit.
•    Leverage your technical background to provide expertise, make informed decisions, and help the team overcome technical challenges. Mentor and support team members in their technical growth.
•    Generate application engineering policies, standards, and procedures.
•    Managing cloud-based solution with Azure PaaS, using C#, .NET Core, Node.Js, Vue Js and python
•    Designing and building highly scalable, available, and resilient cloud solution architecture. 
•    Institute development best practices to ensure the team produces high-quality, well-architected, and supportable code. Lead code and architecture design reviews.
•    Manage employee career development by coaching and mentoring junior engineers while guiding senior contributors to maximize their potential. Provide continuous performance feedback, collaborate with employees on their objectives, and provide a clear path for progression through personal development plans.
•    Provide support and guidance that enables the team to self-organize and to achieve sustained high velocity and predictability.
•    Engage with organizational stakeholders to deliver on technology priorities and strategy.
•    Collaborate on roadmaps with Architects and Tech Leads to ensure the team has clear direction and priorities. Ensure there is cross-training and a healthy balance between features and technical debt.
•    Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience 
•    Minimum 10-14 years of experience .


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Solid experience and in-depth knowledge of: 
o    Solid IoT related software development background, including:
    Experience in building distributed or data intensive systems
    Experience with device connectivity & protocols (HTTP, MQTT)
    Experience with communication encryption preferred (TLS, PKI, Digital Signature)
o    Azure IoT and Azure IoT Edge-based architecture and developing solution for the same. 
o    Node.js, GraphQL and Express.js: Strong proficiency in Node.js, GraphQL and experience with Express.js for backend development.
o    Strong understanding and hands-on experience with Kubernetes K8s.
o    Device Provisioning techniques, Azure IoT Provisioning services and developing custom device provisioning services.   
o    Microservice based architecture and development.
o    Developing custom docker images, publishing it to docker registry and Azure Container Registry services 
o    Setting up Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) / DevOps for cloud hosted solution.
o    PowerShell and Azure CLI 
o    Developing reusable ARM templates with the help of PowerShell
o    Monitoring and troubleshooting Azure/Edge hosted solution

•    Strong understanding and knowledge of the following:
o    Overall Azure and cloud platform ecosystem and roadmaps
o    Docker, Docker Hub and using Kubernetes for automating containerized application deployment. 
o    Application Monitoring and SOP’s for Azure Services App Management

Physical and Travel Requirements
•    15% travel, including global travel
•    Occasional on-call work required
•    12pm – 9pm India time. Willingness to work outside of these hours as needed.


Physical and Mental Requirements:
•    Sedentary - Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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