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WATTS Sr. Systems Engineer - Linux in North Andover, Massachusetts

The Senior System Engineer’s role is to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information system that supports core organizational; functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems, The Senior systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to helps to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of It system investments. This individual will also mentor and provide guidance to the Systems Engineer staff.


  • Monitor existing system to ensure structural integrity

  • Oversee the development and installation of new hardware and software

  • Install and configure operating systems and other software and routinely test installed software for glitch detection to IT support staff

  • Ensure constant availability of technical resources

  • Design and implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safety

  • Write custom scripts to reduce the need for human intervention and streamline operations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field


  • No Direct Reports


  • 5+ years’ of Linux System Engineering experience

  • Strong experience with the LAMP stack

  • In depth knowledge of network design and file systems knowledge

  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products

  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objective

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills

  • Ability to conduct research into system issues and products as required

  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language

  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Proven analytical and creative problem- solving abilities

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Work in office environment or Work in a manufacturing environment

  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:1. Collaborate Across Workgroup2. Initiate Positive Change3. Deliver High Quality Results4. Focus on the Customer

  1. Develops Self & Others

  2. Accountability

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Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water family of companies designs, manufactures and commercializes high-quality, innovative products and solutions that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial and municipal applications.

A $1.4 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with presence in 3 regions and 17 countries.

Our extensive portfolio of products and leading brands range from highly technical to fast moving shelf goods and allows us to be present in the following categories: Plumbing & Flow Control, Water Quality & Conditioning, Drainage & Water Reuse, HVAC, and Municipal Waterworks. We strive to be the best long-term partner for installers, specifiers, distributors and OEM customers.


Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas


North Andover, MA, United States

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees