United Technologies Corporation Lead Software Engineer in Bradenton, Florida

Job ID: 51005BR

City: Bradenton

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Software Engrg

Job Type:


UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire Safety Solutions group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire safety products, the Fire Safety Solutions group meets the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, gas and flame detection, fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Firex, Badger, Vigilant, Fenwal, Det-Tronics, Fireye and Edwards.

Edwards is looking for Software Engineers to help take our industry leading Enterprise Fire Alarm System Software to the next level. We have a number of areas of need including core software development, UI/UX development, cloud integration, and web services. Our client/server software is used to provide networked Command and Control, Incident Management, and Mass Notification capabilities for the world’s largest commercial facilities. Our software controls and interfaces with integrated facility system controllers, embedded control system networks, sensor controllers, audio systems, notification appliances, signaling devices, hazardous location devices, and building management systems. Examples of facilities supported include high rises, airports, casinos, college campuses, industrial facilities. If you are a passionate Software Engineer with a hunger to learn and to develop new software this role might be a good fit for you.


  • Lead the detailed design of software components

  • Generate detailed design documentation

  • Build system knowledge to diagnose and fix complex problems

  • Apply strong software engineering processes including test driven development, automated unit test creation, source code control, and code analysis and reviews

  • Work with large code bases consisting of multiple technologies

  • Provide reliable estimates of work effort and accurate identification of risks by conducting requirements analysis

  • Contribute to system design and requirements analysis

  • Dig into code and become familiar with minimal guidance or documentation

  • Work productively on your own



  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing applications for MS C++ or C#

  • Hunger to learn new technologies and applications

  • Willing to learn to create a deeper understanding in an area

  • Inquisitive and not afraid to ask questions

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English with good overall communication skills

Other Desired Experiences and Skills:

  • MS ATL/COM, .NET, SQL Client/Server, C#, MS C++, Web Services, WPF

  • Confluence collaboration experience

  • UML design tools with multiple chart types

  • DOORS and WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) tools for requirements analysis

  • HP Quality Center for test case creation

  • Subversion for source code control

  • Development on Virtual Machines

  • Mobile / Cloud development

  • Modern User Interface (UI) / User Experience (UX) development background

  • Automated Unit / Integration test creation experience

  • BACnet experience

  • Working in large teams

  • Cyber Security

  • Rapid innovation methods

  • Experience developing software applications that interface with embedded systems and embedded devices – development of applications that work with industrial control systems would be a good analogous experience. The software being developed is much more than standalone “shrink-wrapped” or web application software.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.