United Technologies Corporation Design Strategist in Brooklyn, New York

Job ID: 54797BR

City: Brooklyn

State: New York

Country: United States

Category: Information Technology: IT Infrastructure

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Description:

thinkers, problem solvers and a culture for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Our global reach and rich history uniquely positions us to succeed in the new digital economy. Our investment in digital innovations will make travel better, people safer and urbanizing cities more comfortable and connected.

UTC is committed to leading in the digital era and will unleash the size and scale of its businesses on the digital world of big data and the Internet of Things. We are looking for the very best thought and technology leaders who will help grow our Digital Accelerator in Brooklyn, New York – In a vibrant, urban, oasis overlooking the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Come join us in this journey.

About United Technologies – NYSE UTX:

With revenues of approximately $57 billion, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is a Fortune 50 company that provides high technology products and services for the aerospace and commercial building industries. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines. UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced, aerospace and defense products.

Our commercial building businesses include Otis Elevator and Climate, Controls & Security. Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems. These companies are leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings.

Ranked among the world’s greenest companies, we do business in virtually every country of the world and have over 200,000 employees globally.

We are seeking highly motivated Design Strategist to join our Digital Accelerator in Brooklyn, NY. The design strategist uses a multi-disciplinary approach to help teams and businesses uncover opportunities and frame the challenges of innovation.

As a member of a cross-functional team of product managers, software engineers and designers, you will combine your problem solving and analytical skills to identify, quantify, and solve real world problems leveraging best of breed digital technologies. This role will also work closely with UTC’s engineering, design, operations, marketing and service delivery teams to challenge the boundaries of what’s possible.

This position will provide the unique opportunity to operate in a start-up-like environment within a Fortune 50 company. Our digital focus is geared towards releasing the insights inherent UTC’s best-in-class products and services. Together we aim to achieve new levels of productivity by changing the way we work and identifying new sources of growth for our customers.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Using a mix of up-close and market research the design strategists understands the business and customer contexts and can provide desirable and viable solutions to our business partners.

  • Understand the challenges and strategies of our businesses and find ways design and technology can further business goals.

  • Collaborate with designers, technologists, engineers and business stakeholders to frame how new or evolved products and services will better support customer needs.

  • Work with internal stakeholders to research and model the market or financial benefits of product and service concepts.

  • Work across the businesses to ensure design concepts have applicability across clients and internal businesses.

  • Design strategic assets to help internal teams innovate

Qualification:

  • 7+ years related experience

  • OR advanced degree and

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to well work in cross functional teams

  • Motivated self-starter with a strong enthusiasm to learn

  • Results-oriented with strong communication and customer focus

  • Ability to deal well with ambiguous and undefined problems

Education:

  • Bachelors or Equivalent experience

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • 7+ years related experience

  • OR advanced degree and

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to well work in cross functional teams

  • Motivated self-starter with a strong enthusiasm to learn

  • Results-oriented with strong communication and customer focus

  • Ability to deal well with ambiguous and undefined problems

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.