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Project Leader - Engineering (Design)

Haina, Dominican Republic


Job Description

Develop and support software solutions for IoT/Connected devices. Help to identify and evaluate emerging markets and technologies globally; lead project teams in the research, development and industrialization of new innovative products and services. 
  1. Assist with software development on multiple platforms, including Windows, OS X, Linux, embedded systems/micro-controllers and web applications with a strong emphasis on the Internet of Things. 
  2. Support a variety of business development projects.
  3. Stay abreast of market trends and emerging technologies globally, with a particular emphasis on embedded systems, and evaluate their potential impact on Eaton business
  4. Research and develop business case(s) in new product development cycle to understand viability of proposed product in the marketplace
  5. Make recommendations regarding new or enhanced product or service offerings based on evaluations of new technologies and innovations aligning with Eaton’s strategic plans
  6. Represent Eaton’s interests on councils and committees tasked with developing codes and standards for emerging technologies in which Eaton is investing and ensure the most current information is incorporated into prototype designs
  7. Perform technical evaluations of third party solutions and assess opportunities for partnerships or supply agreements
  8. Lead domestic and international project teams assigned to research, design, develop, test and/or launch new innovations; ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  9. Provide timely and accurate data to all project stakeholders; communicate across business units
  10. Assist in the development and implementation of product launch strategies for both organic development and partnering endeavors
  11. Assist in development and implementation of manufacturing strategies for both organic development and partnering endeavors
  12. Act as a technical advisor to product line managers and/or manufacturing engineers throughout the Project process.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Software or a degree in similar course of study at an accredited university
    1. Prefer: Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  2. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in related roles.
  3. Bilingual (English / Spanish skills)
  4. Knowledge of: Knowledge of control/distribution systems and power quality products, industrial protocols (such as Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, DeviceNet, and Ethernet I/P)
  5. Experience with programing: JavaScript Libraries(Angular/React/Polymer), Python, JAVA, C++, XML, HTML, web applications (object oriented analysis and design, rapid prototyping, and algorithm development). Cloud experience (AWS,  Google Cloud, MS Azure, other)
  6. Knowledge of IoT systems and mobile Apps development. 
  7. Project management knowledge

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: Latin America
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047688