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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Lead Integration & Automation Engineer in Lynnwood, Washington

The devices we make at SEL are embedded in the power grid. They prevent blackouts. They make outages safer and shorter in duration; they add cybersecurity, automation, and communication. They use cutting-edge technologies and operate at speeds that push other pieces of the grid to go faster. As a Lead Integration & Automation Engineer in R&D, you’ll work on innovating safety critical code for hard real time embedded systems that support everyday life, from critical, life-saving operations to everyday tasks, like flipping a light switch.

As a Lead Integration & Automation Engineer, a typical day might include the following:

  • Working closely with developers, writing SRS’s and writing functional tests

  • Teaching and mentoring internal and external customers

  • Working directly with customers to troubleshoot problems with Application Engineers

  • Running stakeholder demonstrations and presentations

    This job might be for you if you have:

  • Theoretical and practical experience with different communication protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience with equipment (connecting devices to test sets, being able to connect different devices together and running communication schemes, etc.)

  • Experience working with product developers on software

  • Experience working at the systems level of distribution automation

  • SEL product experience

    Why SEL?

    We run SEL like our moms would want us to and part of that is taking care of our employees.

  • We’re 100% employee owned. We recruit employee owners at SEL, not just employees.

  • Tuition Assistance program

  • 95% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage.

  • Awarded by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 best companies to work for,100 best workplaces for millennials, 20 best workplaces for baby boomers, and 15 best workplaces for manufacturing and production.


Lynnwood, WA

This is your chance to build your career with a global leader and innovator in the power protection industry. Join Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a company of innovators, inventors & problem solvers to continue building the most innovate and safety-critical products so that future generations have the means to pursue an increasingly higher quality of life. Apply today!

Communication with Applicants

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.