Lead Engineer - Embedded Development

Job Description


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 Lead Engineer 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 offers opportunity to:

  • Engages in development, design and testing of smart gateway products using programming languages like Assembly, C & C++, JAVA on embedded systems running on Linux/RTOS platforms.

  • Handles build management, change management, and configuration management tools like JIRA/bamboo/TFS/VS/GIT/Stash/Clear Case/Clear Quest/DOORS etc.

  • Suggests and develops re-usable components and looks for continuous improvement opportunities in industrial control & protection products. Share knowledge within the team and demonstrates flexibility working in parallel on multiple assignments/product categories.

  • Physical (Memory, processor utilization) optimization experience in resource constrained systems.

  • Develops an understanding of both technology and product concepts and is able to articulate product and software design. Ensures quality of delivery in accordance with the plan adhering to the standard practices used in agile/waterfall model.

  • Leads and participates in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents; interacts with Management, Architects, and other Leads.

  • Communicates technical concepts and information to internal staff/peers and stakeholders; strong verbal, documentation, and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • Identifies opportunities for process, tools, and technology improvements, and drives those from concept to implementation.

  • Generate ideas and innovative solutions which will provide competitive edge to business products.

  • Think creatively and come out with new proposals and present them to stakeholders.

  • Develop design guidelines, best practices and lessons learnt documents and shares with peers and team.

  • Estimate work load, establish and maintain project schedules and monitor progress through the project execution phases

  • Contribute to team’s technical growth by engaging in technical discussion and mentoring.

  • Active communication with the cross functional team to ensure schedule, cost and performance alignment



  • Bachelor’s in computer science / electronics/ E&TC/ Instrumentation Engineering.

  • 10+ Years of relevant experience.

  • Experience of industrial communication protocols BACNet, Modbus,TCP/IP, http, Modbus –TCP, DNP, BACNetIP, websockets etc.

  • Hands on in developing quality software applications.

  • Operating system/RTOS concept, multithreading and IPC concepts, sound knowledge and experience of developing Linux shell scripting, Makefiles and application programming. 

  • Extensive experience of using C++ in products.

  • Sound understanding of Operating Systems, Data Structures, Algorithms (big O notation) Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns.

  • Experience with 2 to 3 product launches as technical leader.

  • Demonstrated tenacity and flexibility to reliably achieve goals.

  • Good communication skills in English (verbal and written) to communicate information effectively to customers, and technical staff.



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





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: No