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IoT Software Engineer

Mississauga, Canada


Job Description

Eaton is seeking an IoT Software Engineer to join our progressive and dynamic enterprise software and cloud development group. This is a hands-on development role that will directly contribute to the development and expansion of our cutting edge cloud connected internet of things (IOT) and standalone product applications and offerings.
We are looking for a talented and creative problem solver. You will be working in a dynamic and fast paced team environment with the latest technology and tools, using your software engineering skills to deliver new products. You will be involved in the complete development life cycle, seeing your design evolve from a specification into a finished product. Detailed technical collaboration with the full cross-functional development team will require strong, ongoing communication. Maintaining our market leading position will challenge your creativity and design skills.
In this role you will also help evaluate and develop various applications using various front end, back end, 3rd party products, dashboard including cloud technologies and components. You will work closely with product management and other design team members to understand the business needs, propose and develop end-to-end solutions. The candidate will possess excellent hands on technical and communication skills with a proven track record of delivering positive results.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Enhance existing and/or develop new software that enables the launch of new products, functionality and services with technologies ranging from Java, node.js, including front end technologies HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular.
  • Work with the other software development team members when coordinating on large projects.
  • Translate requirements into software in line with project vision.
  • Participate in the definition of both the functional and non-functional requirements of the system.
  • Participate in design reviews and sprint planning.
  • Understand best-practice software architectures and software development processes.
  • Research, assess, and adapt to new technologies necessary for future enhancements of products.
  • Develop High Performance Software.
  • Liaise with company’s software and hardware team for prompt rectification of any problems or emergencies.
  • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, programmers, and other software engineers to resolve any defects in products or company systems.
  • Take an active role in cross-departmental projects when needed.
  • Interact regularly with managers and clients to answer questions.
  • Train, manage and provide guidance to junior software development staff.
  • Protect intellectual property through patent disclosures.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of software development experience with web-based applications.
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with one or more back-end technologies –Java, Servlets, node.js, etc.
  • Minimum of 1 year of hands-on experience creating cross-browser user interfaces using one or more front end technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, jQuery (mobile), Bootstrap etc..), JSON, AJAX
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience using SQL queries to manipulate application data stored in a database.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience producing/ consuming REST Web services
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 80 kilometers of Mississauga, ON, Canada facility will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Experience developing JavaScript dash boarding and reporting solutions.
  • Hands-on experience implementing automated testing for JavaScript technologies, for both unit tests and integration tests.
  • Experience with IOS, Android or other mobile app development.
  • Experience with revision control systems, preferably Git.
Position Criteria:
  • Good understanding of building & lighting communication protocols such as BACnet, OPC, DALI, and ZigBee.
  • Excellent knowledge of Database Design, SQL Queries and transactions
  • Working knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Sound understanding of Agile development, UML, SDL and CMM
  • Knowledge of server configurations, including Java Application Server and Apache configurations
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Expert knowledge of best practice software engineering methodologies, processes, and technologies with a passion for programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of object-oriented programming and design principles.
  • Expert ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding challenges.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to follow directions.
  • Ability to articulate and promote software development best-practices.
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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – Canada
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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: 048563