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Senior Engineer - Power Systems Technologies

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 and Technology Department opened a senior position for a
Lead Engineer - Power Systems Technologies
Location: Prague-Roztoky
Job description:
The lead engineer should be the top Corporate Research and Technology leader for Eaton in EMEA enabling technologies originated in Europe to be applied across all of Eaton.
The position will be responsible to drive organic growth from early stage technologies, including creating technology roadmaps and formulating concepts of new value propositions across various market segments (for example: commercial, industrial, data center, etc.).
The  Lead engineer will be a team member of scientists & technologists specializing in advanced Electrical Power Distribution Systems and Integrated Energy Solutions, including advanced AC and DC Smart grid architectures (smart grids, microgrids, distributed generation, energy storage, renewable energy, and grid intelligence), and advanced power electronics systems (smart inverters, hybrid and solid state switching circuit protection, plug-in vehicle charging and others).  
  • Sets-up and maintains electrical test labs for power systems, smart & microgrid. 
  • Leads the development and implementation effort of AC/DC power test systems to enhance Eaton’s new technology and product evaluation capabilities
  • Works with Eaton government contracts personnel, identify, develop and submit proposals for external and government funding related to this growth opportunity.
  • Generates value added intellectual property.  Maintains and defends existing patents that cover the technology needs of the businesses.
  • Discovers and incorporates best practices in assigned technology areas from outside Eaton. Cultivates and manages relationships with institutions of advanced learning and maintain a linkage to leading peer corporations and Universities to accomplish this.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Innovation Management, or related engineering field
  • Experience in early-stage technology and new product development, focused on power distribution, power electronics systems, integrated electrical solutions, power systems controls and automation, etc.
  • Knowledge of AC and DC Smart and micro grid architectures. 
What Eaton offers:
  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team
  • Diverse working environment  -  open and professional atmosphere at all management levels
  • Focus on people, learning & development
  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities
  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities
  • Flexible working hours

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: 046305