Innovation Leadership Program 2017 - Application Software Engineer

Innovation Leadership Program 2017 - Application Software Engineer
Coopersburg, PA

Job Description

Innovation Leadership Program - Application Software Engineer

Join Lutron’s Innovation Leadership Program and you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to win in the world of innovation.

  • Immediately join an engineering development team
  • Participate in a monthly forum to share ideas
  • Collaborate with inter-disciplinary engineers, business managers, customers, and suppliers
  • …and more!

Lutron Electronics is the world leader in the design and manufacture of lighting controls, lighting control systems and shading solutions for residential and commercial applications. 

A Day in the Life of an Application Software Engineer at Lutron

8:00am   –   Prepare day’s agenda, check and respond to emails


8:30am   –   Touch base with supervisor during daily scrum meeting to discuss progress on projects and to review priorities moving forward


9:00am   –   Work at desk: design class structure for a new power monitoring feature to be implemented in Lutron’s lighting system software


10:30am –   Lead a training class for visiting lighting designers on how to configure Lutron’s advanced lighting systems


12:00pm –   Have lunch with a candidate interviewing for a job at Lutron


1:00pm   –   Work at desk: fix and re-run unit tests that failed in last night’s build


2:00pm   –   Work at desk: finish initial design proposal


2:30pm   –   Meeting: review design proposal with peers


3:30pm   –   Receive a call from Tech Support, speak with a customer to resolve a unique technical issue


4:00pm   –   Work at desk: start implementation of the initial design using Visual C#


6:00pm   –   Meet up with co-workers on Lutron’s Volleyball courts for a tournament


Does this sound like how you would like to spend your day?

If so, Lutron is looking for candidates with the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math or a Programming-related field with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Strong understanding of object oriented design concepts using C++/C#/Java, experience with GUI development, design patterns, database architecture and network programming; Human Computer Interaction (HCI) experience is a plus
  • Enjoys working collaboratively while also thriving in a leadership position
  • Willingness to travel – visit and troubleshoot job sites, oversee manufacturing at other facilities, take offsite training courses, accompany a salesperson to showcase your new product to a customer
  • Hands-on attitude and strong work ethic
  • Communication skills with all departments and disciplines
  • Ability to take direction from others while also being able to work independently
  • Skillful at solving problems with enthusiasm and creativity
  • Self-starting, inquisitive, flexible, multi-tasking
  • Driven to maintain high standards of quality, even under pressure

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