Systems Engineer Job at EATON – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description

Eaton Corporation’s Center for Intelligent Power has an opening for a graduate Systems Engineer with experience in embedded RTOS or Linux-based software engineering and development looking to create, improve, and enhance firmware and software for Eaton’s Analytics platform. This platform will provide a set of reusable embedded and analytics components which will be used throughout the Eaton business to produce products for Eaton’s customers. The Systems Engineer will be involved in the design, development, and testing of edge and cloud-based systems. In addition to building and maintaining these systems, the Systems Engineer will also work to ensure that the functionality is usable, reusable, and extensible for data engineers and business users across the enterprise.

About Eaton:
Eaton is power management company with 2019 sales of $21.6 billion. We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—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. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent, and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Work with your team and others, contributing to the architecture, design, development, and testing of prototype and pre-production firmware and software

Develop firmware for data input/output, networking, digital signal processing, and transducer integration while ensuring security

Utilize development environments and frameworks as required for business and data engineering needs

Recommend and set up appropriate performance monitoring solutions; author and implement based on the results

Document and demonstrate solutions by using flowcharts, diagrams, code comments, code snippets, and performance instruments

Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions.

Author high-quality, highly-performance, unit-tested code based on business and data engineering needs and participate in code reviews

Work directly with stakeholders, engineering, and test to create high quality solutions that solve end-user problems


Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s or higher degree(s) in computer science, computer engineering, electronic engineering or software engineering

Ability to translate complex technical requirements into a set of modular functional blocks designed for efficient use of memory, processing, and energy resources.

Solid understanding of C/C++/Python and associated IDEs (Eclipse, IAR Embedded Workbench, PyCharm, etc.)

Experience with Matlab and system modelling using Simulink.

Understanding of Agile development methodologies and concepts

Experience with version control tools such as git, SVN.

Strong problem solving and software debugging skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts and solutions

Abreast of upcoming software development/engineering tools, trends, and methodologies

Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills

Desired Expertise (in one or more of the following areas):
Experience in developing and designing Linux ARM/x86-based firmware and software

Experience in the software industry as a developer with a proven track record of delivering high quality products

Experience designing and developing IoT and cloud-based software architectures, platforms, and frameworks

Experience building and extending libraries to support software functionality needs of other roles

Linux expertise covering makefiles, CMake, cross-compilation, debugging, code coverage, unit testing, automation, and shell scripting

Wired/wireless communications, networking, and transport protocols, service layers, message queues, and related technologies (WLAN, Bluetooth, mesh, cellular technologies, Ethernet/IPv4/IPv6, UDP, TCP, RDP, SNMP, Modbus, MQTT, ZeroMQ, AMQP, OPC UA)

Cybersecurity best practices, information and physical security, authentication, authorisation, and attestation

Digital signal processing and transducer technologies e.g. sensor and actuator integration, discovery, & control, analysis, and low-latency decision control loop approaches

IoT/controller ARM/x86-based microcontroller development expertise

Fog/Edge computing experience e.g. edge devices, gateways, basestations, and small cells targeting industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, smart cities, smart grids, and 5G

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: No

About Company

Company: EATON –

Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin

About EATON -