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Eaton Corporation Software Engineering Manager, eMobility in Southfield, Michigan

Eaton’s eMobility division is currently seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI location.

We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility 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.

Eaton’s eMobility segment is collaborating with companies around the globe to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:

The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for all aspects of embedded firmware development and analysis for our next generation automotive power electronic products. This role will be responsible for growing the software team, leading the development of detailed software project plans. Our products include but are not limited to traction inverters, on-board chargers, DC converters, and circuit protection devices.

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 embedded firmware, firmware architecture, and supporting documentation per the product development process for automotive eMobility applications

  • Utilize a system level approach to developing and managing product firmware requirements

  • Collaborate with your software peers in each of our product lines to enable efficient transfer of software and development plans to the production launch teams

  • Direct the work of firmware development and system validation engineers located globally

  • Prepare project estimates: scope, resources, schedule, risk, cost, dependencies, etc..., in support of the overall project plan

  • Develop flexible resource plans with external contract companies as project require

  • Develop technical presentations of software/firmware for internal design reviews as well as presentations to our OEM customers

  • Own roadmap of future software development for new product applications and developments in software such as application software, cybersecurity, controls, and other related topics

  • Develop and debug prototypes utilizing standard lab equipment

  • Drive collaboration with the electrical engineering team for architecture layout and tradeoffs

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:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other approved technical degree from accredited institution

  • Minimum ten (10) years of automotive embedded firmware design experience (AUTOSAR, FuSa, Application and Base software, Diagnostics, Cybersecurity)

  • Minimum two (2) years direct or indirect management experience

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship, now or in the future.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of Southfield, MI. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with automotive power electronics controls and software.

  • Experience with Inverter electronics and motor controls

  • Knowledge of microcontrollers and selection criteria

  • Experience with full software development lifecycle with a focus on electronics controls, Simulink, and low-level drivers for microcontrollers

  • Familiar with communication protocols such as: UDS, I2C, SPI, RS232, J1939 CAN, etc

  • Familiar with application software such as motor controls, global charging standards (EN, IEC, SAE, GB / GBT)

  • Knowledge of software quality tools and concepts

  • Experience with inverters, on-board chargers, or dc converters

  • Program or project management experience

  • Full V-cycle SW experience (Requirements, Design, Implementation, Validation)

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.

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We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

Job Level: Manager

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.

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