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Electrical and Firmware R&D Trainees

Espoo, Finland


Job Description

Eaton's site in Espoo is a Center of Excellence for 3 phase UPS design for the EMEA -region. We have a 30 person strong R&D organization on site which collaborates globally with different stakeholders in the pursuit of new product development.


We are currently looking for summer trainees to join our development teams to help maintain and create new features and functions for the next generation of Eaton UPS devices. We have two opening for summer interns: firmware and electrical engineering.


What we are looking for in a FW trainee:

  • You have completed your basic Electrical Engineering courses
  • You have experience with programming in C and/or C++
  • You are interested in electronics and coding
  • You are proficient in English
  • The following would be an advantage:
    • Knowledge of embedded systems
    • Knowledge of other languages such as Python
    • Electronics and coding as a hobby

What we are looking for in an Electrical Engineer:

  • You are soon finishing your degree in Electrical Engineering
  • You have an understanding of electrical measurements and experience of using measuring equipment
  • You are proficient in English
  • You have the safety awareness required to work in a laboratory with hazardous voltages
  • You have hands-on working skills
  • The following would be an advantage:
    • Expertise in power electronics
    • Experience with electrical circuit simulation tools (e.g. PSIM, PLECS)
    • Knowledge of embedded systems

What we are offering:

The opportunity to develop your professional skills in power electronics and to learn from our senior experts. As our trainee you will have the opportunity to experience R&D and to work with colleagues globally. Our working environment is relaxed and your future workmates are friendly.


There is some flexibility with regard to starting dates, but the preference is from mid-May to early September.

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: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA

Job Level: Entry Level
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: No

Requisition ID: 047974