Lead Firmware Engineer (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Eaton's Battery CoE accelerate the company's growth through the development of battery platforms that are battery-agnostic, scalable, cost-effective, and manufacturable, as well as standardized design methodologies and tools that can be adopted by multiple business units, which provides a foundation for our business to more rapidly develop innovative products with energy storage.

Eaton's Battery Center of Excellence (CoE) is currently seeking a Lead Firmware Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC location and is open to a Hybrid work schedule.

Position Overview:

The Lead Firmware Engineer will be responsible for firmware development, implementation, and validation for battery platforms. This individual will also be responsible for driving the use and adoption of model-based techniques during the NPI process. This includes the use of Model in the Loop (MIL) and Hardware in the Loop (HIL) methodologies during the design and validation.

In this function you will:
  • Architect and design robust embedded firmware for battery platforms.
  • Implement, test, and troubleshoot BMS firmware.
  • Plans and performs firmware development and validation on HIL and lab.
  • Create technical reports and presentations.
  • Initiate and lead design reviews and technical discussions, including brainstorming.

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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related engineering experience in the development of firmware for energy storage, power conversion, or battery management system product.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in embedded software architecture and/or C/C++ programming.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with development tools such as compilers and debuggers.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with DSP, FPGA, or microcontrollers, and standard peripheral components.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with real-time operating systems, digital signal processing, and/or digital control.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in the development of battery management system FW.
  • Working knowledge of Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) HW and SW.
  • Experience in developing and implementing control algorithms with auto-code generation tools (e.g., Simulink Coder).
  • Experience working in diverse cultural situations with global customers and team members.

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to learn new skills, technical knowledge, products, or industry.
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented individual.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Collaborative orientation, the ability to succeed in a highly team-oriented, global, and diverse environment.
  • Consistently acts in an ethical, open, honest, trustworthy, and truthful manner.
  • Desire for innovation, new product development, program management to make what matters work!
  • Position requires up to 10% travel domestic and international.

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: 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 - Hybrid
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
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 249 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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