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Lead Embedded Software Engineer

at Eaton Corporation in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Power Systems Division is currently seeking a Lead Embedded Software Engineer to join our team. The position will be part of a multi-disciplined new product engineering team at Eaton’s Thomas A. Edison Technical Center. This position is based at our Franksville, WI facility or can be based remotely. All candidates must currently reside within the United States and must work out of a United States remote location. Relocation benefits and sponsorship will be provided for those interested within the United States only.

The Lead Embedded Software Engineer will develop embedded software/firmware for high performance, real-time controls and protective relays used for smart grid applications in the electrical power distribution industry. In this role, you will collaborate with a multi-discipline engineering team (software, hardware, and test) to define requirements between hardware and software subsystems.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

+ Design and implement features for power system intelligent electronic devices, including power system protection algorithms, system diagnostics/prognostics, communication protocols, cybersecurity, and other relay, control and monitoring functions using C/C++.

+ Lead high-level design activities for new product features.

+ Lead system interface design activities and lead the resolution of integration issues.

+ Participate in tasks related to new product development/feature development including planning, task estimation, design, programming, unit testing, peer review, integration and release.

+ Collaborate with external and internal customers, such as Marketing, Service, Operations and other engineering teams throughout the product development life cycle.

+ Participate in the analysis and specification of embedded software subsystems.

+ Design and implement unit test in support of developer testing activities and integration with Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines.

+ Participate and lead design and code reviews.

+ Plan and execute tasks in collaboration with the product team to ensure project objectives are met.

+ Evaluate and recommend software development process improvements in collaboration with engineering management.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we – as individuals and as a company – are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Software Engineering from an accredited institution.

+ Minimum of five (5) years experience working in embedded software.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience using SDLC management tools in a team environment (e.g. Jira, Git, etc.)

+ Knowledge of power systems, switchgear and regulator controls products/applications.

+ Experience with C/C++ or other programming languages.

+ Linux experience.

+ Cloud connectivity and IoT experience.

Position Success Criteria:

+ Ability to work effectively in an Agile Scrum (or other iterative development) environment.

+ Strong understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) principles.

+ Strong understanding of real-time operating system (RTOS) concepts.

+ Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and a good familiarity with unit test frameworks (e.g. GoogleTest, GoogleMock, xUnit++, etc.).

+ Experience with multi-core embedded systems.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

+ Self-starter with the ability to operate effectively with minimal supervision.

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $87,200 – $126,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

+ Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites).

+ Healthcare/retirement savings programs.

+ Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance.

+ Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development.

+ Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs.

+ Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico).

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Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we – as individuals and as a company – are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: PSD Power Systems Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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Job Posting: JC227743037

Posted On: Nov 04, 2022

Updated On: Dec 09, 2022

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