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Embedded Controls & Software Senior Engineer - Hydraulics

Prague, Czech Republic


Job Description

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 & Technology Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a
Embedded  Controls and Software Engineer - Hydraulics
The role description:
  • Technical oversight responsibility for complex embedded systems and solutions for electro-hydraulics applications
  • Project software development and deliverables from conceptual design to production and supports including testing on hydraulics system test stands
  • Leading technical reviews of the software to support development process and ensure technical integrity of software deliverables
  • Participating in end-product development activities by contributing ideas, concerns, risk analysis and mitigation
  • Applying Eaton’s Hydraulic Advanced Control Products, e.g. Pro-FX hardware and software, Axis-Pro, CMA, and telematics to the development of new applications


  • Experience with various microcontrollers architectures, C programming language and embedded software tools
  • Experience in developing scalable Electro hydraulics applications and/or distributed systems Experience with embedded software and communication protocols (CAN J1939, CANopen)
  • Understanding of hydraulic technologies, products, and applications,electronic controls and communication, especially the interfaces and hardware software integration
  • Experience with Ethernet and wireless communications
  • Strong knowledge of Matlab/Simulink for algorithm definition and software engineering
  • Experience in modeling software components and interfaces for code re-usability and maintainability.
  • Experience in electro-hydraulics or industrial automation.
  • Experience with various software development methodologies and tools (agile, iterative, waterfall, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with auto-coding methodologies and technologies
  • Knowledge of data security and encryption methods
  • Knowledge of functional safety and development processes compliant to safety standards (ex. IEC 61508)
  • Knowledge of UML modeling tools
What Eaton offers:
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is 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
  • Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague)

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: 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, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044837