Senior Systems Test Engineer

Job title : Senior Systems Test Engineer
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​As you may know, the electric grid has undergone few upgrades in the past 100 years. With more and more distributed energy generation, there is a dire need to develop integrated solutions that speak with grid to ensure stability and optimize energy consumption. We are working with a startup who has solved home energy management in a spectacular way.


Piper Maddox has partnered with a highly innovative San Francisco startup developing a home energy management device that significantly enhances energy efficiency and blackout resiliency. Our client is looking for a Senior Systems Test Engineer to lead the integration and validation for all new technology partners to ensure their system runs smoothly. You will get hands on with every single new technology the company evaluates for their system.


You will be responsible for:

  • Studying and validating potential new technologies including power inverters, EVSE, appliances an energy storage systems (ESS)

  • Leading testing for all integrations and determine failure potential failure modes for the entire system whilst serving as the technical interface between internal and external engineering teams

  • Monitoring device performance post installation and leading the technical evaluation/resolution any field failures/issues


The ideal candidate has:

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, ideally with a focus on power systems (M.S. preferred)

  • 5+ years’ experience in a hands-on lab environment testing EVSE, Power Inverters, ESS or similar

  • Detailed understanding of relevant communication protocols such as CAN, REST, Modbus, etc.

  • Understanding of embedded systems, data analysis (python, MATLAB, etc.), and soldering/wiring


This is a chance to learn the intricacies of many different energy management and distribution technologies. The exposure and visibility that you would have in this position is unmatched and you will have tremendous opportunity to grow as the company success continues.


If you are interested in learning more, please submit a copy of your resume in .docx format.