Senior Applications Engineer

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Boonton, New Jersey, Largo, Florida, Leeds, Alabama

Job Type: Not Specified


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

The Sr. Application Engineer is responsible for all aspects of our distribution product families and their associated applications, settings, and certification testing. This includes determining customer specific product requirements and system implementations. Position will work closely with product management, engineering, sales, as well as end customers.


Duties and Responsibilities

Provide technical and application leadership in Hubbell’s distribution product portfolio.

  • Work with sales, marketing, and product management to understand customer specifications and requirements for system applications.
  • Develop subject matter expertise with respect to the overall solution and each product’s capabilities in the portfolio including application of products and their associated settings.
  • Assist product management in developing Marketing Requirements Documents (MRDs) and Product Requirements Documents (PRDs).
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of beta and pilot programs to support product testing that is compliant with the Hubbell Product Development Process.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services.
  • Support the development of marketing materials, product positioning documents, white papers, training documentation and trade show demonstrations for the assigned product portfolio. Participate in planning for trade shows and other industry conventions and events as needed.
  • Support Voice of the Customer (VOC) activities by identifying application of existing and new product needs of the marketplace from customer interviews, market research, competitive understanding, and market trends.
  • Support sales teams and channel partners through the development of presentations, demonstrations, and other materials. Train the customer facing teams on the product lines. Develop remote demonstrations to support sales efforts. Support the development of proposal responses. Attend approved sales meetings with customers to highlight solution value and perform system demonstrations to show the functional capability of the system.
  • Support field installation questions using system knowledge and specialized analysis.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services

Skills and Experience

Minimum of five (5) years industry experience in power systems or grid automation.

  • Advanced analytical skills demonstrated in the analysis and definition of complex systems
  • 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 effect constructive contributions from team members.
  • Ability to collaborate across multi-disciplinary functions (engineering, sales, operations, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. Solid public speaking skills; able to present ideas, conclusions, and recommendations with clarity to diverse business audiences.
  • Strong attention to detail, and excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering

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.

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