Eaton Corporation Development Engineer - Embedded Linux in Prague, Czech Republic

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.

Eaton’s Power Quality Division opened a new position for a:

Development Engineer - embedded Linux

Job description:

Firmware development for Eaton UPS connectivity cards.

The main tasks will be to implement new customer requirements and solve customers’ problems.

The connectivity cards enable remote monitoring and management of Eaton Power Quality products such as UPS and ePDU in IT environments:


  • Develops embedded SW & FW for Linux in C/C++.

  • Designs, codes, tests and debug software modules.

  • Contributes to achieve the planning objectives.

  • Contributes to validation plan definition.

  • Reports periodically to a project leader.



  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant technical field (computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering)

  • Experience with Linux, operating systems in general

  • Embedded devices programming

Preferred Specialized Knowledge:

  • C/C++ Programming

  • Opensource components (openssl, ssh, lighttpd, openvpn, ...)

  • Other languages (javascript, shell, Perl, Python, …)

  • Network protocols (SNMP, SMTP, HTTP, SSL, SSH, …)

  • Multi-thread applications development

  • Code versioning tools (git, svn)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration

  • Power Chain in Data Centers (UPS, PDU)

  • Analytical skills for problem solving with focus on simple solutions

  • Desire for learning new technologies, skills, and best practices

  • Ability to communicate in English

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

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