Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to work for a global company where promoting gender equality is central to our vision of creating a truly diverse and inclusive business? Where everyone matters, and everyone belongs.


Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Cwmbran, UK


As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer you will be highly proficient at designing software architectures, developing well documented embedded software in C, C++ and PIC assembler, and be experiences with full development lifecycles, project management and time management. 

Proficiency with 8/16/32-bit microprocessors and their peripheral sets (ADC, UART, PWM, etc), and an overall appreciation for electronic designs to facilitate unit testing and software debugging is essential. 


Experience with graphical displays (standard or touch screen), communication protocols and technologies, and analogue signal processing, along with an understand of software design tools and practices (such as PCLint, Doxygen, etc) is also desirable.


As part of a multi-discipline engineering team, you will ensure all designs comply with the product specifications, current local legislation and regulatory standards.  You will provide software documentation in accordance with the regulatory standards.


What we are looking for:


Essential Technical Skills
• Embedded C, C++ & PIC programming
• Communication Protocols
• Software Documentation
• Microprocessor Experience(8/16/32 bit)
• Microprocessor Peripherals Experience (ADC, PWM, UART, SPI, COMPARATORS, TIMERS, etc)

Desirable Technical Skills
• Electronics Appreciation
• Software Design Tools (Version Control Management, PCLint, Doxygen, etc)
• Debugging / Unit Testing / Fault Finding Skills
• Project Management and Time Management
• Touch Screens

What we offer:
• Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us
• Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University
• At Eaton, promoting gender equality is central to our vision of creating a truly diverse and inclusive business where everyone matters, and everyone belongs.
• Challenging projects in dynamic environment
About Eaton:


Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. We provide energy efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 99,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.


Candidate applying to the vacancy may be subject of the background screening.


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: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time