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The main task of the Engineering Manager "Smart Application Software" is to lead the software development team in Bonn (Germany) and Sankt Gallen (Switzerland) for the Product Lines "Machine Operations and Controls" (MOC). The core task of these two sites is the development (Hardware and Software) of embedded systems for the industrial automation products such as HMIs and PLCs. The software team develops a broad variety of products such as application software for PLCs, entire visualization solutions for the HMIs and future Cloud/IoT solutions.
Location: Sankt Gallen (Switzerland) or Bonn (Germany)
Your Key Deliverables
Develop and drive the Software Technology Roadmap for the Machine Operations Controls (MOC) Product Lines
Develop and promote new innovative solutions together with the team
Serve as product owner, including feature definition in alignment with customer needs
Acting as the main point of contact between development teams and stakeholders
Act as technical resource to team members, resolving complex challenges and ensuring the team utilizes best practice development techniques
Take care of the technical and customer requirements as well as standards and legal requirements and also quality in close collaboration with the internal quality departments
Align different software platforms
Ownership and continuous improvement of the related development processes
Prioritize and define work responsibilities for the team
Communication and close collaboration with other Eaton entities
Collaborate with product and program management teams
Occasional travels to international Eaton locations
Master's degree in Computer Science or Software
Strong experience in Software development and programming in practice
Team leadership experience
Strong knowledge of Agile Principals and experience as Product Owner
Solid experience in electronic business in the industrial automation / machinery field
Deep knowledge of object-oriented programming languages (C#, C++), IoT/Cloud technologies (like Microsoft Azure, MQTT) and Web technologies
Deep hands-on technical expertise
Awareness of Cyber Security would be a plus
Awareness with Design for Six Sigma (DfSS) is plus
Experience in collaboration with distributed development teams at different international locations
Motivating, communicative and innovating personality
Fluent in German and English (written and verbal)
Then we want to hear about you!
What Eaton offers
A highly engaged, motivated and innovative team of engineers
Cross-cultural working environment
Flexible work time
Varied and exciting challenges
Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.
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.
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa Organization: ICPD
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, 25 % of the Time