Eaton Corporation Lead Engineer - Firmware in Hadapsar Pune, India

As a Lead Software/Firmware Development Engineer the incumbent will develop and lead a broad range of real-time control system development projects, including assuming responsibility for the execution of embedded software design. This is a hands-on development role that will leverage existing domain knowledge in a variety of platforms including C/C++, OnM8C or ARM based platforms and a variety of communication protocols.

We are looking for a talented and creative problem solver. You will be working in a dynamic and fast paced team environment, using your software engineering skills to deliver new products. You will be involved in the complete development life cycle, seeing your design evolve from a technical specification into a finished product. Detailed technical collaboration with the full cross-functional development team will require strong, ongoing communication.

· Collaborate with cross-functional and remote development teams consisting of product management, engineers, user experience designers, manufacturing, and project management in the development and initiation of new software programs and applications.

· Participate in the definition of both the functional and non-functional requirements of the system.

· Use industry standards and best practices to define functional and technical architecture that best support functional and non-functional requirements

· Conducts FMEAs and develops validation testing strategies to mitigate risk, improve performance, and increase project success.

· Develop and document embedded system designs related to industrial control systems

· Lead software development by setting software and coding best practices and adhering to it

· Lead efforts to analyze alternatives, develop proofs-of-concepts, and document results (including engineering notes, issues and lessons learned).

· Support the research and identification of 3rd party embedded platforms that can be leveraged to create solutions that best meet technical and functional requirements.

· Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.

· Enhance existing and/or develop new software that enables the launch of new products, functionality and services with technologies ranging from C/C++/,C#,

· Analyze risk and report problems in meeting technical and functional requirements.

· Use Eaton product development and agile software development processes to design and develop high quality product and systems within budget and schedule.


· Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, software engineering or computer science

· Minimum 5 years of experience in leading embedded system design/architect

· Minimum 8 years of experience in software industry, preferably in a company that makes both hardware and software platforms.

· Proven track record of developing, testing, debugging, and launching software enabled product.

· Minimum 3 years of experience in C/C++ and embedded Linux

· Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in authoring code to meet functional specification

· Minimum 3 years of experience with serial communication protocols (ex: I2C, UART, SPI) and wireless communication protocols such as 6LowPan, wirelessHART or ZigBee.

· Minimum 2 years of experience with ARM, M8C microprocessor based platforms is preferred

· Minimum 2 years of experience working with production level programming of embedded systems, software QA engineers and system engineers.

· Ability to work independently and to follow directions.

· Ability to articulate and promote software development best-practices.

· Self-Motivated and a team player

Specialized Knowledge:

· M.Tech in Electronics engineering, software engineering, or computer science

· Experience with wireless network performance management, and diagnostics

· Experience with Microsoft .NET framework and/or Azure cloud platforms

· Experience developing distributed databases, protocols for embedded & software products

· Industrial automation and controls domain knowledge

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Skilled in writing specifications and end-user documentation.

· Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

· Expert knowledge of best practice software engineering methodologies, processes, and technologies with a passion for programming

· Expert ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding challenges

· Experience with revision control systems, like SVN or Git

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

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

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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