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Systems Engineer - Cleveland, OH

Date: Jul 13, 2021

Location: Columbia, SC, US, 29210

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

***Initially, this position will be mentored by a Sr. Systems Engineer to develop a new product line family.  Engineers with product development experience looking to move into a Systems Engineering role are encouraged to apply.***

The Systems Engineer will lead all aspects of system design, throughout the development lifecycle. This includes figuring out product requirements, defining the design vision, and working closely with marketing, engineering, sales, and support to ensure design performance and schedule goals are met. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Marketing and Management to understand customer requirements for system applications.
  • Support Marketing in the analysis of new systems. This could include writing analysis/simulation programs or developing Excel spreadsheets.
  • Perform end-to-end system analysis and design of complex systems (hardware, software, communications). 
  • Write specifications gathering functionality, performance, interfaces, and data processing.
  • Resolve the architectural design for significant changes to the product portfolio.
  • Lead the technical development and drive the implementation in multi-functional development teams to deliver a quality product.
  • Influence team members to work coherently and follow the product development process.
  • Ensure project schedules are met and provide design/development options to overcome timing obstacles.
  • Provide in depth technical support on Hubbell’s technologies to customers.
  • Identify technologies and processes to drive improvements in system operation, tools, and organizational performance.
  • Support field installation questions using systems knowledge and specialized analysis.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services 

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering
  • 5+ years' of demonstrated ability in which analysis of sophisticated systems was a meaningful part of the job.
  • Experience in defining sophisticated products working with the hardware, software, and system level requirements for the product.
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to build product specifications detailing functionality, performance, interfaces, and data processing.
  • Highly motivated self-starter, capable of working independently and able to drive concepts to completion.
  • Excellent organization, presentation, oral and written communication skills to convey complex information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to collaborate across multi-disciplinary functions (engineering, sales, operations, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. 


  • Experience within the utility industry, at a technical application level.
  • Electronic communication systems background.
  • Electronic hardware and software development experience


  • Less than 20% travel.



Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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