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Chief Electrical Engineer

Atlanta, Georgia; Peachtree City, Georgia
Engineering

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Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division is currently seeking a Chief Electrical Engineer to be part of our Midtown Atlanta GA team.  This role can also sit in Peachtree City GA.


Eaton is seeking a Chief Electrical Engineer to join our progressive and dynamic engineering team. 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.

 

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

 
Essential Functions:
  • The Chief Electrical Engineer is the foremost technical expert in the area of electronics with a primary focus on power, analog, and control electronics (preferably in the IoT space). 

  • In this role you will provide technical leadership to ensure products meet or exceed requirements, attend design reviews, provide mentoring to less experienced engineers, solve complex engineering problems, recommend and lead continuous improvement activities, and lead advanced technical exploration projects to generate IP and increase profitability. 

  • As a division wide technical leader this person will work cross segment and cross functionally and is the technical authority in their area.

 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

 
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent

  • A minimum of 15 years of electrical/electronic product design experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with FW/SW development (preferably in lighting or IoT applications)

  • Experience in PCB Design and Schematic capture tools 

  • Knowledge of UL/CSA/NOM standards 
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or closely related discipline.

  • Experience with  model based design of algorithms

  • Experience of developing  control engine software solutions

  • Experience developing or working with Bluetooth enabled software systems

  • Knowledge of Database Design, SQL Queries and transactions.

  • Working knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Sound understanding of Agile development, UML, SDL and CMM.

Position Criteria:
  • Knowledge of the entire design process from concept to product delivery

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Technical leader in the industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Oversee the make, buy, reuse analysis for component selection

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment

  • Able to provide technical training and guidance to engineering staff

  • Expert user of power, analog and digital lab equipment with the ability to teach lab equipment use 

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
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: 063457