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Northbrook, Illinois
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Bachelor's Degree

Software Senior Project Engineer


As UL grows with the industries that we serve; we strive to constantly bring the best talent into the UL organization. Currently our Security and Signaling division is seeking a professional Senior Project Engineer who is an expert in software engineering related to Security and Signaling products.

The Senior Project Engineer recommends and drives upgrades to UL's technical requirements, programs and processes to maintain UL as the highest quality provider for Security and Signaling services. The Senior Project Engineer will remain up to date on all industry related topics. Technical knowledge will immediately convey UL's Thought Leadership to customers and related stakeholders.


  • Provides technical guidance, leadership and helps train Security and Signaling engineering staff.
  • Provides upgrades to UL's technical requirements on security, software and hardware requirements along with other standards bodies.
  • Reviews and approves new testing methodologies and application to Security and Signaling products.
  • Supports the connected technologies team in improving UL's programs and services.
  • Supports the Security and Signaling team in enhancing lab services.
  • Provides technical sales support.
  • Manages customer projects.
  • Works closely with Principal Engineers to upgrade UL product and system standards.
  • Develops relationships within the Security and Signaling industry to understand ongoing needs and helps to translate those needs into developing new standards and new services.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • University Degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree) in Computer Engineering or a related discipline plus generally five years of experience in software development and mobile platforms
  • Network architecture experience in wired and wireless communication technologies (i.e. Ethernet, VoIP, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Zigbee, Z-Wave, CDMA, GSM)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and cybersecurity concepts
  • Advanced experience installing and using various OS distributions
  • Understanding of various operating systems, open source web and database platforms, and related to hardware
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and effectively