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Honeywell International Inc. is a Fortune 100 industrial technology company that makes a variety of commercial and consumer solutions, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments. The company operates four business units, known as Strategic Business Units – Honeywell Aerospace, Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT), Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS), and Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT).


We are building a smarter, safer and more sustainable world. That’s the power of Connected. That’s the power of Honeywell. Our company invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization.

 We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve buildings, factories, utilities and aircraft and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries.

 Honeywell Forge Labs is a new group getting formed to provide the expertise of FCS (Forge Cloud Services) to all other SBGs to build SAAS based applications. This group will provide FCS expertise as well End-End development of applications on FCS as required by the SBGs. These offerings drive measurable business results for customers. The business is focused on outcome-based software solutions and engineering services, converting data into actions for the customer which enables greater reliability, safety and uptime & profitability. These solutions uniquely combine domain expertise and industry proven technology.


 The Sr Director – Forge Labs is a high-impact role responsible for increasing SaaS based software applications across Honeywell SBGs thru development of developing software including conceptualization, investment analysis, design, build SAAS applications for all SBGs. The team also will provide the necessary technical training to other SBGs to build SaaS applications. Critical to the success of this role is the candidate’s ability to understand the products and services of Honeywell across SBGs and the ability to translate business requirements into practical application, ensuring that concepts get fully executed into product offerings that achieve a defined business outcome including transformation from legacy to microservices architecture (e.g., business process improvement, new services innovation, end-user client analytics and business insight). The powerful combination of the domain expertise from the SBGs and the FCS architecture from Forge Labs should deliver significant results measured by enhanced customer satisfaction, new services innovation, operational efficiencies and annuitized revenues at a much faster rate.

 The Sr Director - Software Engineering will report directly to the VP-CTO. The job includes responsibility for the leadership, actions and team development of a multiple scrum teams located in Bangalore and other global locations. The role incumbent would be leading the ideation & development of new products and solutions for all Honeywell SBGs through creative leverage of existing offering on FCS platform common to HCE.

The ideal candidate will have a broad experience which includes engineering R&D, software development, application development and middleware, cloud/platform computing (Azure, AWS, GCP), Software as a Service (SaaS).


·         General management skills will include business management acumen, experience in product development & management with the technical depth to marry both engineering and product development process, the entrepreneurial mindset to creatively solve engineering challenges and the negotiation and collaboration skills required to work with others effectively in an agile environment.


·         Technical management skills will include strong architectural background, software management, knowledge of the Internet of Things (IOT) technology stack, public cloud platforms such as MSFT Azure, big data analytics, and working knowledge of DevSecOps principles including CI/CD.


·         Prior experience developing & delivering end to end B2B solutions to customers

·         Experience working with multiple Honeywell SBGs and strong stakeholder management skills. 


·         Cultural & Diversity skills will include experiences in building a diverse workforce. Our teams live by its ‘teach and learn’ mantra. We value our more seasoned engineers because they bring additional value to our company by using their years of experience to guide the next generation. We also continue to support their professional development by paying for conferences, advanced degrees, and involvement in local and national organizations. Honeywell has a strategic goal to make our company stronger and work better by growing diversity. Although we welcome all qualified candidates to apply, we especially encourage women and other groups underrepresented in technology.


 The Sr Director – Software Engineering will have a broad set of responsibilities that will encompass the following:

·         Lead a large software engineering organization responsible for design, development, testing and delivery of an enterprise class cloud native SaaS offering using agile development methodologies

·         Leading common Platform or Tools development and implementing solutions across multiple product lines


·         Create an Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics offering that leverages IT and OT data for multiple Honeywell SBGs that enables customers to improve their productivity, performance, reliability, and safety

·         Attract, recruit, and lead next gen digital talent team to drive Honeywell Forge Labs. Build global organizational and talent development capability including succession plans.

·         Drive growth and innovation within a culture of technology, research, development and engineering functions by facilitating an environment of teamwork and desire to be the best.

·         Collaborate and partner with Product Management and other organizations to plan and execute development projects, and to ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver projects on an aggressive, but achievable timeline

·         Engage with customers/prospects with unique ability to create partnerships over contractual relationships

·         Drive culture of continuous process improvement and innovation through leadership skills. Oversee the process and culture change from waterfall model to agile development methodologies

·         Drive financial performance by meeting expense and capital budgets as well as developing budgets to fund growth programs supporting business goals.


 Have a Passion for Winning

Understand and beat the competition. Never give up in the face of resistance/setbacks. Have fearless accountability for results. Be consumed with making things better and an insatiable curiosity for learning

Be a Zealot for Growth

Solve problems and see the world through the customer’s eyes. Promote confidence and trust. Aggressively focus on new opportunities and obsess over growth. Understand what creates value for customers. Promote a customer-centric organization that has a deep understanding of the needs of our customers.

Think Big…Then Make It Happen

Dream of the possibilities instead of limitations. Be willing to re-examine almost anything. Innovate with agility, iterate, test, try, take risks. Translate the best ideas into realistic, pragmatic, executable plans.

Act with Urgency

Act quickly when faced with ambiguity. Get the facts that you can, think, and then move with lightning speed. Use speed as a differentiator. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Be Courageous

Take bold action on what you believe is right. Confront problems directly. Be comfortable being unpopular when required. Take on seemingly impossible goals and work out of your comfort zone.

Go Beyond

Over deliver on commitments. Be committed to putting in your maximum work effort and always do what you say. Be the someone people trust to get things done and deliver.

Inspire Greatness

Empower, develop, and set high expectations of direct reports, peers, and others. Accept and appreciate differences. Be inclusive, bring others with you, achieve things you never thought possible, and celebrate your wins.

Become Your Best

Seek and accept feedback wherever you can get it, decide what to change, and go for it. Be authentic, be curious, be confident and humble. Be aware of your own biases and work to overcome them. Read others’ reactions and adjust as you go. Bounce back from disappointments.



Engineering Degree with strong experience in managing large software teams with technology research and development/project management or equivalent relevant experience

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req312736
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: HW Camp II,Bldgs 9A&9B,Plot C2,RMZ Ecoworld,Varturhobli,Sarjapur Marathahalli Outer Ring Road,Bangalore,KARNATAKA,560103,India
  • Exempt
Engineering (GLOBAL)


Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. (HTSI) offers world-class competencies in management, space systems and services, engineering, logistics, information technology and testing and calibration. We provide value, expertise, competitive pricing and the highest quality standards available. Our customers can expect proven leadership processes, technical excellence and cost management. We offer more than just connections…we offer solutions.

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