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Eaton Corporation System Test Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Eaton’s Lighting Division is currently seeking a Systems Test Engineer to join our team!This position can be based at our Atlanta, GA (Midtown) or Peachtree City, GA facility.

Eaton is seeking a Systems Test Engineer to join our progressive and dynamic Systems Testing Department. This is a hands-on development role that will directly contribute to the product quality of our cutting edge cloud connected internet of things (IOT) and standalone product applications and offerings. As a systems test engineer you will be testing IoT applications for Connected Lighting systems.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will develop and execute systems level, functional area, and unit tests and procedures for software products

  • You will review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

  • You will perform system level functional testing of the mobile app and interface

  • You will create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • You will estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • You will identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

  • You will perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

  • You will develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs

  • You will implement tests, debugging and defining corrective actions

  • You will monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

  • You will collaborate with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirement

Eaton has announced its intent to spinoff its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”). This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices. The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software, Computer or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of software test or system test engineering experience

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

  • No relocation is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of the Atlanta, GA or Peachtree City, GA facilities will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of Software & System test experience

  • Minimum 2 years of Test automation, Python scripting, Selenium, Appium, experience

  • Experience with IoT and other peripheral devices using Bluetooth

  • Experience UI/UX usability testing

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in robot test automation framework, web socket API testing

Position Success Criteria :

  • Knowledge of bug tracking tools such as JIRA

  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills with ability to anticipate business needs

  • High attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and complete projects on-time

  • Experience working in an Agile development process

  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes

  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases

  • Experience in automated and manual testing

  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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

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