Arden, North Carolina

Eaton’s Commercial Residential & Distribution Solutions (CRDS) Division- is currently seeking a Lead Electronics Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Arden, NC facility.  Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for the development of electronic hardware for smart, connected ATS controller devices, supporting all project phases from requirements definition thru to sustaining phases.  This includes embedded software/firmware for high performance, real-time protection, control and energy management systems for Automatic Transfer Switch systems in commercial applications. The incumbent needs to work closely with global teams, third parties, Software Architects, Hardware and Mechanical teams to drive integrated product development and testing of ATS products/ solutions.

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:

  • Lead development, design and testing of smart products & gateways including analog and digital hardware design, including using programming languages such as Assembly, C & C++, JAVA on embedded systems running on Linux/RTOS platforms. Strong understanding of Linux Kernel, RTOS, ARM and Embedded Software Architecture
  • Should have hands on experience on hardware/software architecture design, EMI/EMC-understanding, 16/32-bit micro-controllers/DSP/PLD based designs, analog and digital hardware design, low power designs.
  • Participates in build management, change management, and configuration management tools such as JIRA/bamboo/TFS/VS/GIT/Stash/Clear Case/Clear Quest/DOORS etc.
  • Sound knowledge & demonstrated experience of full product development (including Hardware, Firmware, Software) life cycle including requirements management, design, development, verification & validation, qualification & certification testing. Physical (Memory, processor utilization) optimization experience in resource constrained systems
  • Develops an understanding of both technology and product concepts and is able to articulate product and software design. Ensures quality of delivery in accordance with the plan adhering to the standard practices used in agile/waterfall model
  • Leads and participates in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents; interacts with Management, Architects, and other Leads
  • Communicates technical concepts and information to internal staff/peers and stakeholders; strong verbal, documentation, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Identifies opportunities for process, tools, and technology improvements, and drives those from concept to implementation.
  • Estimate work load, establish and maintain project schedules and monitor progress through the project execution phases. Active communication with the cross functional team to ensure schedule, cost and performance alignment
  • Contribute to team’s technical growth by engaging in technical discussion and mentoring
  • Oversee system testing and validation working with testing and validation team
  • Participate in product certification activities - UL/CSA/FCC and other regulatory compliance bodies

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 from an accredited institution
  • Six (6) years of experience working on engineering or manufacturing teams, with exposure to program management tools and processes.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • Relocation Assistance will be provided for candidates that reside outside a 50-mile radius of Arden, NC.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Eight (8) years of experience in manufacturing, program management and leadership of project teams.
  • Working towards Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP)
  • Knowledge of the product design
  • Entry level knowledge of Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools.

Position Criteria:

  • Experience on various communication protocols such as Modbus, CAN, RS232, RS485, SPI, I2C, Ethernet.
  • Experience with products utilizing cloud service such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Hands on in developing quality software applications.
  • Operating system/RTOS concept, multithreading and IPC concepts, 
  • Extensive experience of using C, C++ in products.
  • Sound understanding of Operating Systems, Data Structures, Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
  • Understanding of digital circuits and analog electronics as related to HW/FW development, integration and configuration.
  • Experience with 2 to 3 product launches as team member

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)

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.

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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: ES CRDS COMM Commercial

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Hybrid
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Arden, North Carolina

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career.

  • Leadership
  • Discipline
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

These are our values too!

As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

From the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

 

 

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