Hardware Engineer

Employment Type:

Regular, Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“ElectrIQ Power, Inc. is dedicated to developing best-in-class solutions for a cleaner, more proactive world.”

Summary of Responsibilities:

Grid/Embedded/Hardware Engineer is responsible for conceptualization, specifying and implementing stable real‑time embedded smart automated energy systems that control Energy Storage Systems and association hardware like smart plugs and Remote Operated Circuit Breaker (ROCB).  Model and analyze these systems to verify their performance.  Write, implement and optimize embedded control algorithms using programming languages such as python, assembly, C or C++.  Applies designs to develop new products within the guidelines of development plans established and approved by the Company.

Accountabilities:
Design, programming, prototyping and management of projects making a market contribution to the company’s products.  Establish protocol and conduct or supervise tests to determine functionality of prototypes.  Product development from concept/prototype phases through product launch.  Analysis of the hazards associated with new and modified products. Documentation of development process in accordance with ISO and GMP guidelines.

Financial Responsibility:
Not applicable except as assigned by management.

Interactions:
Primary interactions are with R&D, Sales, and Operations groups.  Assists with documentation; drawings, diagrams, charts, etc. as needed.  Often, engineers are required to interact with customers, solar installers and distributors in the process of evaluating devices, products, and procedures.  Other interactions are required as designated by management.

Decision Making:
Engineers are generally expected to make decisions within the scope of the development of a product. 
Decision making responsibilities include, but are not limited to software specification, system architecture, system optimization, component specification, electronic tools, pricing, and vendor selection and cost analysis.

Supervision:
Project supervision to meet milestones.  Supervision of technicians and other company resources as required by the specific project.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
• MS Preferred, BSEE Required or equivalent experience.
• 5-6 years experience in smart grid product development, preferably in UL and IEC regulated environments.
• Previous experience in process development, new product designs, testing, setting up electronic tools, bench studies, and interacting with customers in the field for product enhancement.
Knowledge / Skills:
• Embedded Systems, Analog & Digital I/O and driver firmware.
• Hybrid Inverters and Associated Hardware.
• ARM Processors running Linux.
• Debugging.
• Strong hands-on work style.
• Independent and detail-oriented.
• Knowledgeable in product development process.
• Strong interpersonal skills, flexible, and can work effective as a team player.

Reports to: CTO
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2018

Clean and affordable energy is the biggest hurdle of our time. ElectrIQ Power is on a movement to resolve this challenge. Our mission is to replace the production of carbon-based emissions with sustainable power. Renewable energy is the next step in creating a smarter, cleaner, and more efficient world.
ElectrIQ Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination against any applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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