Eaton Corporation Engineering Manager - System Test & Configuration in Pune, India

The primary responsibility of this s role is to lead the system test & configuration team working on both prototype and production software for existing and new products to meet customer specific technical, cost and market related technology requirement for Lighting Division.

  • Provides leadership in Implementing strategies focusing on building test automation framework, Internet of things (IOT) & Connectivity for lightning products.

  • Manage and develop Test Lighting & configuration team for connected building, homes and cities, for ambient, recessed and outdoor applications etc

  • Build Organizational capability – Hire and development talent for the business division


  • Provides leadership for system test and configuration team contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of test and configuration platforms to meet its short and long term goals. Provide leadership to innovate new differentiating products and services

  • Recruit and retain a team of engineers and support staff to provide both local product development and engineering services to the Global engineering needs.

  • Trains, develops and motivates subordinates to achieve their professional goals and review their accomplishments.

  • Understand stakeholder requirements and communicate them to other Eaton teams, and act as the liaison for program activities as appropriate.

  • Monitors progress and achievements on projects. Provide regular reports on test development and support activities.

  • Develop and control the schedule and direct the work in order to effectively manage time.

  • Conduct Software Reviews to requirement analysis and software design. Identification of deviations from the requirements analysis, other errors and improvements

  • Monitor progress & achievements on projects. Provide regular reports on development & support activities.

  • Synergies and leverages engineering capabilities across groups.

  • Manages department budget and performance to forecast.

  • Manages and develops people: identifies, attracts and develops key engineering talent for the organization.

  • Champions continuous process improvements to support the Eaton Business System; APEX, Employee Survey, EBEA, and DFSS


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering - Electrical / Electronics Engineering

  • A minimum of 10 years of electrical/electronic product testing experience

  • Experience in writing test scripts and other forms of test automation

  • Hands on with Labview, Communication protocols like Zigbee, Wifi ,Ethernet, Modbus

  • Experience with Linux, complete system level testing.

  • Automation framework development for System integration / Product testing.

  • Hands-on experience with one or more web programming or scripting languages ex. C/C++, Java, node.js, python, javascript, php, REST,etc

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment

  • Able to provide technical mentoring to junior engineering staff.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to lead a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of product / system (HW/SW) test experience

  • 2+ years of LabVIEW experience

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of Lighting Products preferred.

  • Working knowledge of electronics and test equipment operation

  • Demonstrated commitment to meet customer requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot equipment and implement repairs

  • Experience in developing processes

  • Experience in leading teams and driving issues


Required: Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Electronics / Electrical / Computer Engineering.

10 + years’ experience in Embedded product development, automation testing and life cycle Management


  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience with few years in leadership & people management.

  • Strong technical experience in - Java (J2EE), Spring MVC, AJAX, JMS, JavaScript, Mobile (Android / iOS) Test frameworks

  • Strong experience with Build management and Atlassian tool framework

  • Strong experience of automated test frameworks and manual testing

  • Sound knowledge & demonstrated experience of full software development life cycle on multiple projects including requirements, verification & validation, qualification & certification.

  • Deep knowledge in the programming languages C# / C ++

  • Deep knowledge of the structure and functionality of embedded microcontrollers & RTOS

  • Knowledge in automation technology, serial communication protocols, wireless and embedded controllers and IOT based products/ architectures beneficial

  • Experience with quality and reliability topics like MISRA or code metrics

  • Proven skills in hiring and developing technical talent around the embedded product development life cycle.

  • Sound Knowledge and experience with process frameworks like Agile or CMMi including requirements management, defect tracking, build management, change management, and configuration management tools

  • Experience collaborating with local / global suppliers for Hardware/Software procurement, building test lab setups etc. Hands on experience with Emulators and simulators

  • Experience with product certifications like CE, UL etc.

  • Excellent communications skills. A high degree of aptitude, creativity is required


  • Experience in leading and managing engineering teams delivering products & solutions in the Lighting domain

  • Knowledge and use of tools- Eclipse, Visual Studio, SlickEdit, JIRA – issue tracking, Subversion – source code repo, Fisheye/Crucible – code reviews, Jenkins – automated builds.

  • Quality systems and engineering management

  • Embedded OS knowledge is an advantage

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: Asia Pacific

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager

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