Eaton Corporation Senior Systems Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

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As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will have experience in distributed energy resource management and control, signal processing, and embedded systems development. The role will involve the development and enhancement of firmware, software, and prototype solutions and secure IoT and energy management use cases. In addition to design and development, the Systems Engineer will also ensure that the functionality is usable, reusable, and extensible for data engineers and business users.

You will be involved in the implementation of real-time analyses and predictive techniques. You will work with the systems engineering, data engineering, data science, and interaction design teams to create innovative new pre-production systems. You will disseminate the outcomes to the senior technical leadership teams across the company and to external partners.

You will work within our world class Centre for Intelligent Power in our Dublin site and will engage with Engineering teams across all our Business Units (electrical, hydraulic, vehicle and aerospace) as well as other Innovation Centres globally.

Your key deliverables :

  • Work with your team and others, contributing to the architecture, design, development, and testing of prototype and pre-production firmware, software, and prototypes for energy management and signal processing use cases

  • Support methods for data input/output, networking, digital signal processing, and transducer integration while ensuring security

  • Recommend, set up, integrate, and utilize development environments and frameworks as required for business and data engineering needs

  • Recommend and set up appropriate performance monitoring solutions

  • Demonstrate solutions by using flowcharts, diagrams, code comments, code snippets, and performance instruments.

  • Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions.

  • Author high-quality, highly-performance, unit-tested code based.

  • Work directly with stakeholders, engineering, and test to create high quality solutions.


Do you have / Are you?


  • Bachelors or higher e.g. Masters and/or Ph.D.

  • 2+ years experience in distributed energy resource technology and digital signal processing design and development.

  • 1+ years in the energy sector in an applied research and development role

  • Distributed energy resource technology, digital signal processing, multi-modal sensing and fusion, proposal preparation and delivery, IoT and resilient solutions, embedded systems, industrial prototype development and evaluation.

  • Ability to clearly present ideas and proposals to non-technical and senior technical audiences, time and people management


  • Solid understanding of C/C++ for embedded systems and development & test methodologies

  • Broad applied digital signal processing and distributed energy resource technology expertise

  • Strong problem solving and software debugging skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts and solutions

  • Abreast of upcoming software development/engineering tools, state of the art technologies and trends, and methodologies

  • Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.


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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

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 hiring region only

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.