Eaton Corporation Software 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 European Innovation Center has an opening for an:

Software Engineer

Location: Prague, Roztoky, Czech Republic

Software Engineer will be responsible for development and testing of embedded software for Eaton building automation, power distribution and energy management solutions using the latest software technologies.


· Design and implementation of software solutions for Home/Building Automation

· Design and implementation of communication, control and data management solutions in power distribution and power management area

· Preparing architecture and design documents

· Coding and unit testing of software applications

· Preparing test specifications, develop and run tests

· Provides support to field trials and early adopters

· Support maintenance of already existing software

· Study and deploy new software and communication technologies

· Analysis of reported issues



  • BSc / MSc Degree in Electrical engineering / Cybernetics / Informatics

  • Knowledge of Java, C/C++ programming for Linux based embedded systems

  • Knowledge of Web-programming technologies, e.g. Javascript, JSON, CSS, jQuery

  • General knowledge of software development processes

  • Interested in software applications in the field of electrical engineering and automation

  • Fluency in English

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Home/Building Automation applications (Heating/cooling algorithm, Scene/Macro functions etc.)

  • Java OSGi framework

  • Experience in design of graphical user interfaces

  • Linux system programming and system administration

  • Linux distributions for embedded systems ( eg. Yocto)

  • Knowledge of communication programming in TCP/IP networks, 6LoWPAN

  • Knowledge of Field Bus systems / communication protocols (Profibus, ProfiNet, CAN, Modbus, Modbus TCP,..)

  • Knowledge of home automation protocols (ZigBee, ZWaweZWave)

  • Knowledge of lifecycle management tools (e.g. Polarion or similar)

  • Knowledge of CoDeSys

  • Embedded RTOS

What Eaton offers:

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

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

  • 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.

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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, 25 % 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.