Embedded Software Engineer

  • Eaton
  • Switzerland
  • 11/09/2021
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Job Description

In March 2021, Eaton announced the acquisition of Green Motion SA, expanding electric vehicle capabilities. Based in Switzerland, Green Motion SA is a renowned and rapidly growing international company that has been pioneering the design and production of charging systems for electric vehicles since 2009. It manufactures charging stations, designs management software for charging networks, operates charging stations and serves as an electric mobility service provider. Green Motion creates breakthrough technologies, including charging stations for electric planes and onboard chargers for the automobile industry.

Green Motion SA operates its own network of charging stations under the “evpass” brand. evpass has become Switzerland’s most extensive network as well as the leading EV charging hub in Europe. The charging stations produced by Green Motion SA are entirely designed and engineered in Switzerland. For more information, visit https://www.GreenMotionEV.com

To strengthen our engineering team in Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, we are looking for a:

Embedded Software Engineer 100%

Reporting to our Head of Hardware Engineering, you will be integrated into an innovative project for disruptive AC Electrical Vehicle charging solution and will collaborate with other engineers to deliver the solution. You will participate in the full development process of new product from design to system validation.

Key responsibilities

  • Design embedded software for System on Modules on Linux
  • Develop features in accordance with the specifications
  • Write code and implement various subsystem and networking in our IoT products
  • Specify and implement communication protocol with vehicles
  • Protect and crypt our firmware
  • Maintain the required quality in embedded system and firmware’s versioning
  • Ensure testing of the solution with functional, continuous integration and non-regression tests
  • Contribute to the continuous development and quality optimisation in all our products


  • Higher education in embedded software or in electronics
  • Min. 3 years’ experience as Embedded Software Engineer
  • Experience in Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) and in low-level embedded software architecture and design
  • Excellent knowledge of C, C++, Python, JavaScript and HTML
  • Experience in Embedded Linux and YOCTO is a strong asset
  • Experience in validation and verification of software system
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt into a fast paced/ever changing environment.
  • Fluent in English and French

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.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA

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: No