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Senior IoT Systems Engineer

Moon Township, Pennsylvania


Job Description

Eaton’s Residential Wiring Devices Division is currently seeking a Senior IoT Systems Engineer for our Moon Township PA team.  Relocation assistance will be provided.
Primary Responsibility:
You will be involved in leading the design and development of an IOT System Architecture including connected devices, API development, web and mobile applications, enterprise services, big data analytics, and the integration of testing and cyber-security best practices.
We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer who can develop next-generation technology solutions that change how users connect, explore, and interact with our devices.  As a member of a creative, motivated, and talented team, we need versatile engineers who are passionate to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward.  If you get excited about building new things and modernizing existing things, then our team might be your next career step.
You will be responsible defining and building out a software system architecture for IoT and cloud applications which include the interconnectivity of embedded devices, client frontend web and mobile applications, and backend services.  You will work closely with cross-functional teams to define architecture to meet customer and technical requirements across a variety of products.  You must be very familiar with technologies across all elements of full stack development including databases, web servers, REST API’s, micro-services, web and app development, device connectivity, data messaging, and cybersecurity in order to make strong recommendations that are secure, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective, and to ensure that best practices are followed.  You must have a willingness to explore new solutions and adapt to emerging technologies that will position us as a leader in our market and provide a solid foundation for future growth.  You should have experience with at least one public cloud service such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform.
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:
  • Work directly with stakeholders and engineering to deliver high quality solutions
  • Understand and evaluate business needs and requirements in order to provide innovative, competitive solutions which provide value to the stakeholders
  • Must be able to demonstrate technical leadership and communicate technical features and requirements to non-technical functions to ensure buy-in across the organization
  • Design, develop, and support IOT system architecture
  • Work closely with other engineers to ensure development and deployment is supported within the architecture and consistent across multiple product platforms and be able to adjust the architecture as new requirements emerge
  • Work closely with Eaton’s various Centers of Excellence around Software, UI/UX, Cloud, Embedded Systems, and Cybersecurity to ensure our solutions are aligned with corporate best practices
  • Support development of backend services including web servers, API’s, data storage, micro-services, and DevOps maintenance
  • Support development of font-end client-side software, web applications, and cross-platform mobile apps
  • Support development of IOT device hardware and firmware related to device connectivity
  • Support implementation of industry-leading cyber-security best practices to meet corporate standards and successfully pass cyber-security audits
  • Support testing of system and components to ensure the highest quality, reliability, and scalability
  • Work with internal groups and third-party solution providers to provide seamless integration with internal and third-party systems
  • Provide technical leadership in proposing and adopting new technology solutions, tools, and processes
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited institution                
  • 5+ years of experience in the software industry with a proven track record of delivering high quality solutions to customers
  • 3+ years of experience in developing IOT/cloud-based solutions and designing and deploying scalable and reliable system architectures
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or similar cloud-based services
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages such as C/C++, Java, etc., as well as scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, etc.
  • Experience working with Atlassian tool chain (Jira/BitBucket/Confluence), GIT/GitHub, or similar version control and issue tracking solutions
  • Experience in implementing industry cyber-security best practices
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience developing full-stack solutions (e.g., MEAN Stack)
  • Experience with web application JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, Polymer, JQuery or similar
  • Experience in front-end web and mobile app development including Progressive Web Apps, cross-platform frameworks such as Ionic, React Native, NativeScript, or Cordova/PhoneGap, and responsive web development practices
  • Experience developing native applications for iOS and Android
  • Experience working with IOT hardware solutions and communication protocols such as Wi-Fi, BLE, Z-Wave, ZigBee, Thread, etc.
  • UI/UX design experience
Position Criteria:
  • Proven track-record working with cross-functional teams and delivering successful solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to explain and convey technical concepts
  • Strong ability to drive for results and take initiative even when requirements may be vague or undefined
  • Strong problem solving and reasoning ability, exhibiting technical innovation and creative
  • solutions

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 071507