Eaton Corporation Senior Innovation Architect in Le Lieu, Switzerland

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You will join our Le Lieu site in Switzerland and become part of our EMEA Marketing Innovation team, formed by technical experts in software development and data science as well as more commercial colleagues; you will report into the Senior Innovation manager. Partnering with Country Sales Organisations and Segment Marketing teams throughout EMEA, you will serve as technical and project lead for the design and the commercialization of innovative Energy Management, Automation and IoT systems, used for residential, commercial and industrial applications. You will focus on architecture, design, and development of cross-business impact connected solutions and associated hardware, software, services and backend strategy. We are looking for a chartered engineer who would benefit from commercial skills as well as extensive exposure to Energy Management, Automation or IoT systems.


  • Contribute to value proposition, business case and business model development

  • Develop technology roadmaps that are linked to and supportive of the overall business strategies

  • Create action plans to ensure execution of the roadmaps with relevant contributors across regions

  • Engage with key influencers to gain voice of customer for future product/technology roadmaps and applications, while contributing to developing commercial strategies with segment and business

  • Develop new use cases and related product/service requirements and specifications

  • Assume a leadership role in cross-business collaboration to maximize business and efficiency

  • Develop proof of concepts and scalable solutions for real-world products; innovate, design, test, validate and work with manufacturing teams for timely launch of products/solutions

  • Assist in the identification of external partnerships, outside technologies, specifically on IoT

  • Define technical requirements and specifications for energy management system, IoT platforms

  • Lead the architecture, design, and implementation of new software products, including distributed systems, web, mobile, and IoT applications

  • Contribute to development of Big Data architecture to support IoT platform needs including data acquisition, data storage, analytics, visualization, and reporting

  • Work with product marketing teams to define backend platform requirements

  • Support segment leaders in project management while maintaining customer satisfaction

  • Develop effective training tools and materials and provide internal trainings to various teams


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in IT, electrical or electronics engineering

  • Solid experience in the development of software and IoT or automation systems

  • Demonstrated experience in leading new technology efforts from inception to transition to customers, driving program deliverables, identifying and resolving technical and project issues

Important notice: the successful candidate will be subject to 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: ES EMEA Region

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?: International relocation – worldwide

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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