Software Developer

Job Description

Eaton's Energy Automation Solutions Division is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer. This position is located at our office in Saint-Romuald (Levis), Quebec.

Position Overview:

The Software Engineer, as a member of the development team, is responsible for developing and maintaining the software of our substation automation products. The Software Engineer investigates various problems, writes code and tests the software features that he is developing or maintaining. The Software Engineer will work under direct supervision of a senior software developer and/or under a technical software leader. The candidate will be exposed to different aspects and technologies of our substation automation products and will work with a variety of technical experts.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Designs, implements, and maintains efficient, reliable, and reusable code.

  • Analyzes technical specifications and proposes innovative solutions.

  • Develops and documents verification test plans.

  • Writes unit tests and automated integration tests, performs manual testing, reviews peer-written code and writes reports.

  • Participates in the investigation of problems by gathering enough information to find the root causes and fix them.

  • Participates in all stages of the development cycle.


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Computer/Software/Electrical Engineering.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in software development using object-oriented C++


Position Success Criteria:

  • Very good knowledge of C++.
  • Very good knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio development environment.
  • Knowledge of embedded systems, operating systems, real-time multitasking and communication protocols.
  • Knowledge of secure development practices.

  • Understanding of typical software architecture and best-practices for software development.


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 – Canada
Organization: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

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