Eaton Corporation Senior Power System Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.

Eaton’s Corporate Research and Technology opened a position for a Senior Power System Engineer

looking for challenging career in DC power distribution, smart grids, and microgrids topics.

Job description:

Research and technology development work will cover development of new strategies of control and protection in DC distribution systems, architecture of smart and microgrids ensuring it stability and reliability by communication and coordination.

This position enables the person hired to develop new technologies, improve existing products, lead communication with academic society and customers and partners, present ideas and projects to Eaton business leaders. A combination of technical knowledge, laboratory experience and communication skills are desired to be successful in this role.

The selected candidate will be working with engineering teams located in both Roztoky near Prague, Czech Republic and globally.


  • Develop projects in the area of DC power, power distribution, smart grids, microgrids as expert, technical leader and team member in technology.

  • Create innovative concepts for control and protecting of DC power distribution including strategies for coordination and communication for use in electrical and industrial applications.

  • Cover activities in all technology development phases: research, modeling, and simulation using HIL platforms, software implementation, arranging of validation tests and prototype development and testing.

  • Collaborate on innovation and commercialization of technologies, communicate with research institutions, customers, and business partners.



  • MS or Ph.D. degree in field of power engineering, power systems, power conversion, power electronics

  • Experience with laboratory measurement and test arrangement (such as oscilloscopes, DAQ, etc.)

  • Experience in power distribution and power system simulation tools (for example PSCAD, MATLAB/Simulink, EMTP/ETAP, etc.)

  • Experience with industrial communication protocols (for example CAN, Ethernet, Modbus, etc.)

  • Fluent English communication and presentation skills

  • Experience in industrial or business environment, new products development, value proposition formulation

Preferred Specialized Knowledge:

  • Experience with system integration and power distribution systems design, analysis and protection

  • Experience with hardware-in-the-loop simulation systems, such as OPAL RT, DSPACE

  • Experience with power electronics (AC/DC, DC/DC converters, and DC/AC inverters)

  • Experience with industrial automation, electric drives and controls

  • Experience with power system analysis (example: load flow analysis – ETAP, CYME)

What Eaton offers:

  • 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: Manufacturing & Operations

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, 25 % 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.