Software Engineer

Job Description

The Role

Eaton Lighting Systems is seeking a Software Engineer to join our development team, the ideal candidate will be a dynamic, talented and enthusiastic software engineer who wants to develop state of the art building management and energy profiling software for our lighting control systems. This role will involve direct, hands-on development of a suite of software applications used for lighting system commissioning and control. You will be helping enable our products for the IoT.


You will have a solid understanding of the full software development life-cycle. Strong OO and UML design abilities are a must as well as the ability to self develop. Ideally, you will also have experience of a modern software project management paradigm - such as Agile. The software team develops applications across multiple operating systems (Linux, Windows, Android, iOS) and programming langauges (C# and C++).


As a hands-on developer, you will be an experienced C# .NET developer with a focus and expertise in developing WinForms applications. Working with TCP / IP is a must, as well as effective and stable multi-threaded programming. Strong LINQ skills are desirable.

You would be expected to work closely with the rest of the RnD team and other departments to ensure projects are completed on time and to a high standard.


Your role would involve launching brand new product lines as well as maintaining existing products. You will be required to occasionally travel between different office locations in the UK and sometimes visit installation sites when needed.


As well as demonstrating technical excellence, we are looking for a resourceful, enthusiastic individual that tackles challenges head-on and is able to work effectively both independently and in tandem with other members of the team. You will demonstrate individual initiative and innovation, an eye for design, good attention to detail and a drive to do what is needed to deliver results.


Essential strengths
C# .NET (3.5)
Use of TCP / IP
Database knowledge
The ability to multi task and prioritise workloads
Desirable skills
Linux OS
Relational Databases
Entity Framework
Web Services
Agile development experience

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: 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: No