Senior or Principal Embedded/Controls Firmware Engineer Clean Energy
Power Technology Associates, Inc. is conducting a retained search for a rapidly growing, newly acquired division of a fortune 1000 company. Our client has a mission of accelerating the transition to locally-generated clean energy. They are a leading provider of clean energy products including smart battery systems, inverters, power converters, and building energy management solutions. The products combine solar panels with batteries to protect customers from power outages, cut electric bills, and make solar an asset to the electric grid. They offer the most powerful home and small business battery product on the market, and combine the pace and energy of a tech startup with the resources of an international leader in standby and portable power generation. Our client is located just outside Portland, ME. This is a very beautiful area with a cost of living 25% lower that Boston, housing 44% lower than Boston, a very vibrant waterfront city known for its’ arts scene, museums, music venues, restaurants and pubs. Position will also have the option to move to a Boston Design Center which is expected to open in approximately one year. They will also consider a Remote Engineer who can slit time between Portland and a home office.
The position reports to the CTO, and will be responsible for architecture, development, test, and release of complex software systems on embedded processors. You will evaluate communication & control strategies for power converters, develop and document software for safety critical applications, and lead / guide less experienced team members. Position can be hired at the Senior or Principal Engineer level. There is an opportunity, for the right candidate, to build and manage the software / firmware function.
Qualifications / Experience:
BS degree and 8+ years’ experience in software development.
Solid programming skills in embedded C.
Significant embedded processor experience.
Strong documentation and team-oriented practices.
Background with power electronics products.
Great-to have background:
Digital signal processing
Multiple kW power products
Start-ups or rapidly scaling companies
Distributed energy systems
This is a high visibility position offering very quick career advancement. Company offers excellent salary, stock options, bonus, medical and relocation plans.
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Power Technology Associates, Inc.