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Posted On Apr 23

Embedded Software Engineer

EATON

Location : Montréal, QC

Headquarters : Ireland

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Embedded Software Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

EATON
Montréal, QC
Remote
Full-time
  • There is no better time to join Eaton than in this exciting era of power management. We’re reimagining innovation by adapting digital technologies — connected devices, data models and insights — to transform power management for safer and more sustainable and efficient power use.
  • Our teams are collaborating to build the best digital solutions for our customers. We are looking for digital talent who want to help set the direction for this digital transformation and create new ways of working and thinking, for ourselves and our customers.
  • Eaton’s Center for Connected Intelligent Solutions (CCIS) is currently seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join our team! This position is based at our Montreal, QC location or remote work is available.
Position Overview:
  • Eaton’s Center for Connected Intelligent Solutions (CCIS) accelerates the creation of meaningful, connected experiences through the advancement of secure reusable platforms, processes, and services. We do this through our three Centers of Excellence (CoE): IoT, Embedded Systems, and User Centered Design. While each CoE has its own areas of focus and expertise, all share a passion for working creatively to solve challenging problems that bring real value to our customers. What this means is that we lead the way to create content, software and technology stacks that are used across the company to accelerate product development within each of our divisions. In doing so we are on the forefront of using the latest technologies, tools and methods. In CCIS you will find awesome developers, open-source gurus, testers, UX designers, cloud architects, industrial designers, visual designers, DevOps engineers, agile experts, front-end and mobile developers, big data architects, design thinkers, and more. We are central to Eaton’s digital transformation and every contribution we make has a significant impact on the future of the company.
  • 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.
In this function you will:
  • Work with platform and product development teams to implement components of an embedded Internet of Things platform. Embedded development will primarily be in C++ for embedded applications and secondarily in Golang. Test applications are written in Python.
  • Author high-quality, highly-performant, unit-tested code.
  • Provide work estimates, design documents and code implementation. Participate in peer code reviews.
  • Participate in agile work plans for iterative and incremental project delivery.
  • Maintain job knowledge by studying software development and design techniques. Participate in educational opportunities and read professional publications.
  • Work with test teams to ensure adequate and appropriate test case coverage; investigate and fix bugs; create automated test scripts.
  • Work directly with stakeholders, engineering peers, and the test team to create high quality products that solve end-user problems.
  • When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Qualifications
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering or similar engineering degree from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems and their associated development platforms
  • Education background in C++, Go/Golang, or other high-level languages and associated IDE’s (Visual Studio, Eclipse, VS Code, etc.)
  • Bilingual in English & French
  • Must reside in the Eastern Time Zone or be available to work during EST hours.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.
  • Must be able to work in Canada without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the software industry working on enterprise grade edge and/or web-based applications utilizing C++
  • Experienced in working on distributed systems.
  • Experience utilizing best practices in software engineering
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and concepts
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and concepts (websockets, http, tcp, mqtt, amqp)
  • Working knowledge of one other programming language (Golang, Java, C#, Python, etc.)
Position Success Criteria:
  • Understanding of software design principles, algorithms, data structures, and multithreading concepts
  • Understanding of object-oriented design and programming skills, including the use of design patterns
  • Strong problem solving and software debugging skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts
  • Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to appropriately apply automation to development tasks
What you will get from us
  • Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.
  • We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
  • We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.
  • We are 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.
Job: Engineering
Region: North America – Canada
Organization: Electrical Sector
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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