Eaton Corporation Lead Software Engineer- Opensource in Prague, Czech Republic

Eaton European Innovation Center has an opening for an

C, C++ Lead Engineer - Software Development

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Software Engineer Opensource will contribute actively to development of new Eaton Opensource project:


  • Develops new Eaton Opensource project.

  • Develops underlying Opensource components for Data Centers management.

  • Supports design, industrialization and validation of products.

  • Works in an international agile team.

  • Designs and develops solutions for customer’s problems.

  • Reviews designs and implementations of others.

  • Implements products matching the specifications.

  • Executes maintenance and evolution of Eaton Opensource Software.

  • Design and implementation of tailored solution for specific customers.

  • Achieves planned objectives.

  • Contributes to validation plan definition



  • Education: Bachelor´s degree (or equivalent experience in relevant field)

  • Good knowledge and experience in Linux, Unix and operating systems in general

  • Programming languages (C, C++)

  • Analytical skills for problem solving with focus on simple solutions

  • Good written & oral communications skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with network management

  • Experience with environment monitoring systems

  • Knowledge of authentication mechanisms and user management

  • Other languages (shell, Perl, Python, Java, OSGI, Maven, NetBeans)

  • Network protocols (IP, Modbus, Telnet, SMTP, LDAP/Active Directory, SSL, SSL/SSH, …)

  • Linux distribution packaging (RPM, DEB, …)

Web 2.0 and Javascript (Ext JS, Yahoo UI, Prototype, ...)

  • Experience with zeromq

  • Experience with contributing to OpenSource projects

  • Experience with fork-merge development (github)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration

  • Knowledge of UPS/ePDU, Data Center business

  • GIT/SVN development tools

What Eaton offers:

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

  • Diverse working environment - open and professional atmosphere at all management levels

  • Focus on people, learning & development

  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities

  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities

  • Flexible working hours

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate 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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.