Eaton Careers

Principal Engineer – IoT Platforms

Dublin, Ireland


Job Description

Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on

Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?

As a Principal Data Scientist, you will identify, develop, and justify commercialization of significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses in the area of power electronics, power converters, power systems, electric drives, electromagnetics, numerical modelling and controls. You will own the technology strategy and execution for broad applications within the Power Conversion team. This includes acquiring resources, funding and establishing key partnerships. You will be responsible for meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all research and development efforts under your control.

Your key deliverables :
  • Leads complex global technology realization programs/projects involving multiple stakeholders external to Eaton
  • Understand program risks and influence key stakeholders to make pivot/persevere decisions
  • Serve as or support Program Managers in the development of detailed project plans and value proposition
  • Leads the development and owns global strategies for technology roadmaps 
  • Partner with sales during customer visits discussing customer needs, Eaton capabilities and future technologies
  • Performs tech scouting for Eaton
  • Initiate and develop solid relationships with both engineering and business leaders at the highest levels within Eaton  
  • Leads open innovation events with universities and external institutes
  • Sets IP strategy with business unit stakeholders and actively contributes  to IP generation


Do you have?

  • A Master’s degree in Data Science, Date Engineering required, PhD preferred
  • 7+ Years of experience in IoT architectures; cloud computing, fog computing, edge computing, real-time data processing
  • 10+ Years of experience in embedded systems, Data Science, machine learning and simulation techniques
  • A proven track record in intellectual property creation and leading IP harvesting sessions
  • A proficiency for mentorship, coaching and the development of technical leadership across organisations
  • Deep experience in the development of research strategy, collaborative research engagements and research collaborations in a global setting  

  • Recognized externally as a subject matter expert
  • Recognized as a role model in terms of technical stature
  • Experience with multiple new application though new product introduction with proven revenue from new products/services
  • Can influence, resolve and communicate major changes to cross functional teams across the company
  • Possesses a broad strategic vision of the company’s future products and services
  • Demonstrates advanced level in all engineering competencies

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.

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: CTO Corporate Technology Office

Job Level: Manager
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: 055722