Java Software Engineer at Eaton (Charleston, SC)

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As an intelligent power management company, Eaton is fully engaged in our digital transformation to improve our internal business processes and to reach and serve our customers better and provide them with new value. We are reshaping the way we think and work - leveraging digital tools and technologies to accelerate our transformation and instilling a digital mindset from the ground up.

We are eager and open to new ways of thinking, and we need your creativity, innovative ideas and expertise. We believe that diversity of thought, cultures and backgrounds is what contributes to our success. If you want to help shape the digital future of Eaton, join our team and make a real impact.

Eaton's Digital Office, Utilities Segment is currently seeking a Java Software Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Rockville, MD location.

Position Overview:

As a Java Software Engineer, you will design, develop, implement, and test enterprise software solutions that drive complex power system automation for electric utilities. You will work on a software platform that enables our customers to manage their electrical grid by managing and gathering data from an RF Mesh Network. Our software is the gateway to data from many devices including electrical meters on buildings, and control devices in substations for grid management. Our development team works in an Agile environment and uses the latest proven technologies to create great software. Eaton is rapidly growing its digital office with a global presence and has many opportunities to learn and grow!

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:
  • Develop enterprise software solutions in a Java/J2EE environment.
  • Full range of development including new features, bug fixes, refactoring, optimization, and testing.
  • Work on a fast-paced and dynamic scrum team following Agile design framework (sprints, stand-ups, time estimation, work breakdown).
  • Utilize experience and research to implement best-practices, determine appropriate technologies and design patterns, and identify/mitigate risks
  • Contribute to our product's continuous improvement by building great solutions and engaging in code reviews and technical discussions with entire development team.
  • Investigate critical customer support issues and propose creative solutions. Analyze Java Heap dumps, memory allocation, deadlocks, and threading.
  • Work closely with all team members (including software, firmware, QA, customer service, and marketing).
  • Work with geographically dispersed teams.


Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

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Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar from an accredited institution OR currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar from an accredited institution with an expected graduation date no later than June 2022.
  • 1+ years' experience with Java/Web Technologies, or similar as well as knowledge of application and database integration methods and technologies.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Rockville, MD will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience translating business requirements into technical design.
  • 1 year of Java development experience.
  • Understanding of typical software architectures, object oriented programming, and best practices for software development.
  • Experience with DevOps, Agile, JMS Messaging, Rest APIs, and SQL preferred.
  • Experience with development tools and libraries including Eclipse, Git, SQL Server, Oracle, Spring, Tomcat, JIRA, Bitbucket, vSphere.
  • Ability to communicate with multiple groups including marketing, product management, and quality.
  • 1 year experience developing large-scale software.


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.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: [email protected]

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 - US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

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
More Information on Eaton
Eaton operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Syracuse, NY, North Charleston, SC, Glendale Heights, IL, Tualatin, OR, Shawnee, OK, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Smyrna, GA, Arden, NC, Moon Township, PA, Beachwood, OH, Cleveland, OH, Southfield, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, South Bend, IN, Menomonee Falls, Village of, WI, Eden Prarie, MN and Mountain Home, AR. Eaton was founded in 1911. It has 51594 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 254 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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