Eaton Corporation Embedded Electrical Engineer in Peachtree City, Georgia

Eaton in Peachtree City, GA is hiring for an Embedded Electrical Engineer.

Embedded Engineer will be responsible to design Wiring Devices electronics to support the Lighting Controls and IoT platforms, using knowledge of embedded software by being involved in the complete development cycle, seeing his/her design evolve from a technical specification into a finished product.

  • Code firmware that enables the launch of new products that require wireless protocols, control theory, proprietary or standards based communication protocols, lighting controls.

  • Actively coordinate the embedded design with the electrical, power, control system and enterprise software throughout the product development cycle.

  • Ensure new products meet our customer’s needs:

  • Understand the customer needs by working with product management

  • Understand the system level design and enterprise software architectures by working with the systems and software technical leaders

  • Ensure the product specifications are complete, accurate and achievable in collaboration with the technical design team

  • Design solutions that fulfill these needs and meet regulatory requirements

  • Validate the design through design reviews, product testing and detailed analysis

  • Incorporate support for the manufacturing, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of the product / system

  • Protect intellectual property through patent disclosures

  • Perform Engineering analysis and support all activities involving UL, CSA, NEMA standards.

  • Performs project management activities to progress the project along the toll-gate process

  • Work with Engineering Services to develop and release product design documentation, including drawings, schematics, PCB designs, Bills of Material, etc. through the ECN process.

  • Ideal candidate will help is in designing and manufacturing new products. This directly impacts sales volumes, vitality. The candidate is also expected to support PLS and VAVE. This will impact reduced customer service calls and increased VAVE cost savings respectively.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution is required

  • Minimum 5 years of embedded product design and firmware development is required

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in C/C++ Language programming

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in RF, digital and analog circuitry

  • Minimum 3 years of experience debugging microprocessor firmware using lab equipment such as logic analyzers, serial data analyzers, oscilloscopes

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in PCB schematic and Layout with experience in debugging existing electronics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience in wireless networking and communication protocols – WiFi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, Z-Wave design

  • Experience with UL, Z-Wave certification, and FCC standards

Position Criteria:

  • C Language programming for embedded solutions

  • C++ Language programming for embedded solutions

  • SVN, GIT

  • Ethernet, USB, RS485,

  • RF, digital and analog design

  • Using lab equipment such as logic analyzers, serial data analyzers and oscilloscopes

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

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

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time