Eaton Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Moon Township, Pennsylvania

Eaton Corporation’s Center for Connected Intelligent Solutions (CCIS) has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about his or her craft. The Senior Software Engineer will be directly involved in the architecture, design, and development of an Internet of Things platform. Although Eaton is an established company with a diverse product portfolio, this IoT platform project exhibits many of the characteristics of a start-up initiative. This IoT platform, being developed from the ground-up, will be utilized by Eaton product teams (including the CCIS) as a framework on which to build and extend customer facing applications and solutions.

So, if you’re an experienced software professional yearning to work on a project leveraging the latest software technologies and trends such as IoT, NoSQL, big data, open source, DevOps, microservices, mobile, and cybersecurity, this is the position for you! Not only will you be working with some amazing technology, you’ll also be part of an enthusiastic team of software professionals working to make an immediate organizational impact and having lots of fun along the way!

Essential Functions:

  • Work with your team and others, contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of an Internet of Things platform. Development will be primarily in Java, C#, and Python.

  • Author high-quality, highly-performant, unit-tested code.

  • Demonstrate and document solutions by using flowcharts, diagrams, code comments, code snippets, and performance instruments.

  • Provide work estimates and participate in design, implementation, and code reviews.

  • Develop and execute agile work plans for iterative and incremental project delivery.

  • Maintain job knowledge by studying software development techniques and programming languages. Participate in educational opportunities and read professional publications.

  • Work with test teams to ensure adequate and appropriate test case coverage; investigate and fix bugs; create automated test scripts.

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

  • Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions.

  • Recommend software tools to management and architecture teams.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited university is required.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the software industry with a proven track record of shipping high quality products

  • Minimum 4 years of experience with Linux and Windows operating systems and their associated development platforms

  • Minimum 2 years of experience developing enterprise grade, highly scalable web-based applications and/or distributed systems

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Java and/or C# and associated IDE’s (Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, etc.)

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Moon Township, PA will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software design principles, algorithms, data structures, and multithreading concepts

  • Thorough understanding of object oriented design and programming skills, including the use of design patterns

  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and concepts (websockets, http, tcp, mqtt, amqp)

  • Solid understanding of network and distributed computing concepts

  • Working knowledge of one other programming language (Java, C#, C++, Python, etc.)

  • Thorough understanding of relational and non-relational database systems

  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Extensive experience utilizing best practices in software engineering

  • Extensive experience with Agile development methodologies and concepts

  • Strong problem solving and software debugging skills

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

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

  • Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills

  • Ability to apply automation to tasks that require them

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Electrical Sector

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time