Eaton Corporation Power Switching Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.

Eaton’s Corporate Research and Technology opened a position for a

Power Switching Engineer

Job description:

Eaton’s Corporate Research and Technology has a position for Power Electronics Engineer looking for development of new technology of circuit interruption based on semiconductor technologies. Technology analysis and prototyping will be the goal of the hired engineer. These includes circuit design, control, thermal management and magnetic analysis and EMI.

This position enables the person to develop new technologies, improve existing products, work with global team of experts. A combination of technical knowledge and laboratory experience are desired to be successful in this role. The selected candidate will be working with engineering teams located in both Roztoky near Prague, Czech Republic and globally.


  • Contribute as team member in technology development projects in the area of power electronics and power system protection

  • Create innovative concepts for circuit interruption, fault detection, and protection components coordination for use in electrical and commercial applications

  • Contribute with the team to all technology development phases: research, modeling and simulation, hardware design and algorithm development and implementation

  • Observe and evaluate available and novel technologies, electronic components and tools

  • Collaborate on innovation with team members and business partners

  • Knowledge in designing power supplies and/or frequency converters

  • Knowledge of circuit’s and power systems simulation tools (for example P-Spice, LT-Spice, Multisim, MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS, Simplorer etc.)



  • MS degree in the field of electrical engineering, power electronics, power conversion, power systems etc.

  • Knowledge of power electronics or power conversion

  • Knowledge of circuit design and component selection

  • Experience with laboratory measurement and test arrangement (such as scopes, DAQ, etc.)

  • Knowledge of power electronic packaging techniques; understanding of the effects of parasitic capacitance/inductance on circuit performance and techniques for its minimization, familiarity with various power electronic component cooling techniques, etc.

  • Fluent English

Preferred Specialized Knowledge:

  • Experience with power distribution system design and protection.

  • Experience in power electronics or power conversion, creating specifications, designing, and building prototypes to validate models/hypotheses.

  • Knowledge in designing hybrid power switching applications in low voltage switchgear

What eaton offers:

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

  • Diverse working environment - open and professional atmosphere at all management levels

  • Focus on people, learning & development

  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities

  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities

  • Flexible working hours

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 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 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.