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Embedded Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer. This position will be based in Raleigh, NC.

Relocation from within the US offered!

Sponsorship offered!

The expected annual salary range for this role is $85,500 - $125,000 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:

Position Overview:

The Senior Embedded Software Engineer is primarily responsible for developing firmware for CPDI power conversion products (UPS, Energy Storage products) and technology development projects. The senior engineer will own feature design, development, unit testing and support validation. Projects include developing firmware for proof-of-concept technology demonstrators, new products, new features, and bug fixes.

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with local and global engineering teams in the development, test, and release of firmware for CPDI product lines and technology development projects.
  • Own design and development of product features. Write and maintain functional specifications of design solutions.
  • Embedded software development using C, C++ for ARM / DSP processors for three phase power systems using agile processes.
  • Work with control system experts to develop algorithms that controls Inverters, Rectifiers and DC/DC converters.
  • Analyze the power system architecture and requirements to develop technical solutions to achieve product requirements.
  • Develop firmware that meets coding standards and product design requirements. Document and formally release embedded software following company procedures.
  • Develop test plans and monitor test results.
  • Lead firmware and functional design reviews at various product development stages
  • Keep track of latest embedded software strategies, processes, and tools. Apply knowledge to power electronic applications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering/Computer Science or Engineering degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 3 years' experience in embedded software development and experience developing embedded SW for power electronics.


  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering/Computer Science degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 1 years' experience in embedded software development and experience developing embedded SW for power electronics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in developing, coding, and troubleshooting real-time software.
  • Experience programming in C, C++, in an embedded environment.
  • Design experience with UPS and/or power electronic products for high reliability.

Position Criteria:

  • Understanding of analog and digital circuitry.
  • Experience in design of complex state machines and closed loop controls.
  • Experience with Model-based state machine design.
  • Basic understanding of control theory (MATLAB/Simulink/PLECS).
  • Knowledge of embedded Linux.
  • Experience in Verilog/VHDL and FPGA design.
  • Experience with ARM processors (fixed and floating point).
  • Knowledge of modern software development processes. Experience with version control repository hosting services such as Bitbucket or GitHub.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot analog and digital control circuitry. PCBA bring-up experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in firmware development consisting of state machines, control algorithms and user interfaces.
  • Experience with version control repository hosting services such as Bitbucket, SVN, GitHub.
  • Ability to read schematics and interpret the behavior of electronic systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret datasheets (i.e. timing requirements and interface etc.)
  • Experience working on Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) systems.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications.



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