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Lead Power Lab Test Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Electrical Critical Power & Digital Infrastructure division is currently seeking a Lead Design Lab Test Engineer to join our team. This position will be a hybrid office role as long as you live within 50 miles of our Raleigh, NC facility. Relocation benefits and sponsorship will be provided within the United States only. If you have a passion for test automation and instrumentation control in a new product design environment, this role is for you!

The expected annual salary range for this role is $97,499 - $142,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

As a Lead Power Lab Test Engineer, you will be responsible for leading development for automated engineering test for the verification and validation of power systems for new products including high-power multiphase power systems (UPS), electrical vehicle chargers, and battery storage systems. You will engage with global engineering teams to harmonize test features and tools.

In this role, you will:

• Develop and implement test platforms for electrical performance and behavioral evaluation of multi-phase UPS's from 8kW to 2.5MW, 150kW to 500kW EV DC fast-chargers and Lithium Ion 1MW and larger energy storage systems

• Creation of verification and validation test methods and processes

• Collaborate with local and global peers to align hardware and software tools and test methods

• Perform test system Gauge R&R, Uncertainty of Measurement and Failure Modes & Effects Analysis

• Establish and maintain engineering test data management processes

• Implement test statistical process control on collected test data

• Develop end user manuals and related system documentation and provide training for engineering staff on use and maintenance of test platforms

Eaton’s Electrical Critical Power & Digital Infrastructure (CPDI) Division designs, manufactures, and services Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems, batteries, and electronic-based products to ensure power reliability in the most demanding applications. Our employees deliver mission-critical solutions to our customers’ most challenging energy management requirements.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Why Eaton?

• Be a key member of a world-class organization that creates market leading 3-phase products.

• Opportunities for career advancement through a defined technical track as well as broader Eaton career opportunities in various business functions. Raleigh is an Engineering Hub with roles in: Service, Manufacturing/Assembly, New product Development, and Product Management.

• Work in a modern hybrid collaborative environment. Eaton is committed to fostering a successful work/life balance.

• Competitive salary and benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, paid parental leave.

Be a part of the team responsible for ensuring our critical infrastructure such as data centers, businesses, and electric vehicle charging stations remain functional in the face of whatever power quality issues they face! Our growing team is expanding our product portfolio with next-generation technologies, and we need engineers with a passion to ensure that they make what matters to our customers work without question!

For more information about what it’s like to be an Engineer at Eaton, visit Engineering | Experienced Professionals | Careers | Eaton


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Electrical, Electronic, Computer or Mechanical Engineering/Technology from an accredited institution AND a minimum of five (5 years) work experience with LabView/TestStand test automation in evaluation of electronic circuits or systems

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution.

• Experience with LabView/TestStand test automation in evaluation of power systems electronics, uninterruptible power systems, motor drives or similar products.


• Experience implementing advanced architectures for LabVIEW, Certified TestStand Architect or equivalent

• Excellent knowledge of programming languages (C/C#/C++, Python)

• Solid working knowledge of relational database & SQL

• Experienced in use of schematic capture and CAD tools (i.e., Altium, AutoCAD)

• Highly experienced with range of test instrumentation (i.e., oscilloscopes, data loggers, power meters, spectrum analyzers and multimeters)

• Experience in electrical test hardware design

• Planning and oversight of electrical equipment installation

• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving experience in electrical hardware and software

• Position requires an individual who is self-motivated, self-managed, team-oriented, proactive, attentive to detail, task oriented, and able to overcome obstacles to meet schedule requirements

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