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Senior Engineer – Embedded Software Development

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

Job Title: Senior Engineer – Embedded Software Development # 065489

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun.

We are looking forward to Senior Engineer – Embedded Software Development in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Pune, India

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

This exciting role will be responsible to develop the next-generation technology solutions that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and devices. As a member of a creative, motivated and talented team, we need our Senior Engineers to be versatile and passionate to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things & work on creation of platforms for product applications and aren't daunted by the challenge of building something from scratch, then our team might be your next career step.


You will be responsible for contributing technologies which can change the economics of communication software. You will design embedded systems, generate IP, plan and execute field trials to understand their needs, and work closely with the team to assess business impact and constraints. You must be proficient with current firmware development technology, tools and practices, and have capabilities in quickly learning and developing a large set of communication protocol technologies, languages C, C++, Linux and concurrent software development.


Your essential responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the software development efforts through the design and implementation of world class, high-performance and communications platform firmware.

  • Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions.

  • Work directly with stakeholders, engineering and test to create high quality products that solve customer problems.

  • Propose and provide innovative, competitive technical solutions which can make significant business impact and provide value to stakeholders.

  • Provide work estimates and conduct design, implementation, and code reviews.

  • Develop and execute plans for incremental and interactive project delivery.

  • Author high-quality unit-tested code.

  • Work with test team to ensure adequate and appropriate test case coverage; investigate and fix bugs


If you are:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science /Electronics/Electrical Engineering

  • Desired: Master’s degree in Computer Science /Electronics/Electrical Engineering

  • Required:

  • 6+ years as a software developer utilizing object-oriented design techniques on embedded systems.

  • 3+ years of extensive experience in embedded Advance C++ programming, Device Drivers, data structures on embedded system.

  • 2+ years of experience with LINUX platforms for embedded devices.

  • 1+ years of experience in any one of device level IP communication including Industrial Ethernet protocols (EtherNet/IP, ModbusTCP, Profinet, BACNet, 61850).

  • Experience in scripting language like Shell script, Python/Perl.

  • Knowledge in Kernel internals, Kernel Debugging, driver development, Bootloader (Uboot).

  • Extensive experience in device level field bus technologies -Modbus, DeviceNet, Profibus DP, BACNet.

  • Experience developing for various microprocessor families.

  • Experience in an Agile design methodology.

  • Experience utilizing best practices in software engineering.

  • Strong problem solving and embedded software debugging skills.

  • Review own work as well as others work in formal design and quality reviews.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, particularly with respect to written and oral communication, including the ability to explain technical concepts.

  • Improve engineering design and product support processes.

  • Performs and contributes to technical research & investigations.

  • Desired:

  • Experience working on device level connectivity platforms.

  • Product development experience with cloud connectivity protocols such as MQTT, LWM2M, Web socket.

  • Experience with Linux network device security, developing with secure network protocols.

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

*We make what matters work.

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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: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065489