Network Connectivity Engineer
R&D
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2018-06-07

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooling, heating and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Network Connectivity Engineer – Porcia, Italy

You will be joining the Global Connectivity & Technology team in Porcia (Italy). We are a team of highly qualified engineers with strong industry knowledge, supporting the development of new platforms and services globally and across categories. We offer you a role in a company that is going through a digital transformation and moving towards a consumer-focused organization. We believe that smart appliances will further enable us to deliver great customer experience and we hope that you would like to join our journey.

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK 

As Network Engineer you will participate in supporting of network functions, demonstrating a predisposition to collaborate with several internal technology groups and consultants that operate within Product Development R&D, the Information Services Department (IT), APP development, Marketing and EGD; aiming with time at becoming a collector of the different entities to promote a connectivity standard vision in the company.
Moreover, you will support the participation to Connectivity Interoperability Initiatives (Allseen, OCF…) to promote company vision, facilitate the introduction of these technologies within the company and keep networking company vision up-to-date.  
Your role is also at the operational level: that is to design firmware for innovative embedded systems for connected consumer appliances with significant security requirements. You will be assigned to develop new products/modules/systems and improve currently used technologies and methods. 

You will:
• Support to Smart Appliance Data Model design: specification (shared/common among different products, specific for product features) to promote a connectivity standard vision in the company; 
• Support to Validation/Definition of high-level design of SW architecture of connectivity SW/FW for connectivity Node inside the appliance and/or UI connectivity part interacting with NIU;
• Contribution to investigation and validation of new connectivity technology application to support Demo (exploration of new functionalities under the heading of marketing)
• Participation in Connectivity Interoperability Initiatives
• Develop firmware for microcontroller and Linux embedded based systems 
• Debug and test 
• Take care of documentation 

YOU

• International. You are used to a global environment with colleagues all over the world.
• Great listener and communicator. You will join a truly global team and work with other Electrolux offices around the world on a daily basis – therefore these attributes are key for making projects run smoothly.
• Proactive. You are keen for a new experience, responsibility, and accountability. You are self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
• Creative. Willing to keep technical background always up-to-date, commitment to technical excellence. 
• Teamwork oriented. In this role cross-functional collaboration is everything, so you should be comfortable in dealing with people with different backgrounds and responsibility, valuing and leading teamwork approach.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


• Master Degree in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science.
• 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.
• Good Knowledge of C language programming for 8/32 bit microcontrollers (NXP – STM – ATMEL/Microchip – ARM Cortex). 
• Knowledge and experience in computer networks, internetworking and TCP/IP protocols is a plus.
• Knowledge of cloud integration and testing is a plus.
• Knowledge and experience on communication technologies (WiFi, BT, ZigBee..) is a plus.
• Knowledge in desktop or embedded Linux is a plus.
• Knowledge of software and networking security is a plus.
• Knowledge of C++ language programming is a plus.
• Experience as a firmware developer is a plus.
• Solid English is considered mandatory for this role.