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Eaton Corporation Systems Architect Engineering Specialist, eMobility in Southfield, Michigan

Our eMobility segment is currently seeking a Systems Architect to join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team. This position is located at our Southfield, MI facility.

At Eaton, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment with power management technologies that are innovative, efficient, reliable and safe. Making power management work takes the passion and creativity of all of our employees around the world. This passion inspired the creation of the new Eaton eMobility segment, combining our deep expertise in vehicle and electric power to deliver a wide range of solutions for on- and off-road electrified vehicles, helping to reduce the environmental impact of transportation around the world.

The Systems Architect Engineer will identify critical to quality measures for the system, then orchestrate the design of subsystems and components by the way of requirements and requirement decomposition, such that the system achieves all critical to quality measures. There will be a large emphasis on system design including measurement systems, diagnostic strategies, strategic component selection, and cost out activities.

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 role you will:

  • Develop system requirements for a primary mover automotive inverter meeting ISO 26262 safety standard.

  • Use tools such as HARA, DFMEA, P-Diagrams and others to generate quality requirements for function and safety.

  • Work with customers to get feedback, product requirements and gain insight to technical problems that the system might be able to solve and add value.

  • Collaborate with electrical, software, and mechanical designers to achieve optimal requirements that balance cost, performance and time to market.

  • Consider system interaction with the environment (i.e. other systems within the context of use or manufacturing), system manufacture feasibility and system disposal.

  • Review requirements developed by other system engineers.

  • Review test cases for test coverage.

  • Participate in detailed design reviews.

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 Engineering Experience with at least 2 of those years working on inverter designs.

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Southfield MI will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • 4+ years professional systems engineering experience

  • Automotive component development experience

  • Able to dissect a system into logical components by function and or feature.

  • Able to identify critical interdependencies between systems and or components.

  • Experience with safety and/or ASPICE standards.

  • Experience with Agile Development Processes.

  • Experience with AUTOSAR framework.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Familiarity with requirement writing.

  • Broad engineering familiarity with electrical, mechanical and software concepts

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: 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

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.