Validation Test Engineer

Berkeley, CA
18 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.
Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 
Role DescriptionWe are looking for an experienced individual in the test and development area to help us develop our core technology by joining our growing validation test team. You will focus on overseeing the product qualification testing including safety and compliance, both in house and with 3rd party test houses. you will work with reliability and core technology teams to define and execute design validation plan activities to meet various electrical, mechanical and electrochemical performance specifications

What You'll Do:

  • Working closely with reliability & compliance teams, you will develop, manage and execute the test requirements for qualifying our product
  • Writing and maintaining a variety of electrical and electrochemical test scripts across multiple battery cycling machines 
  • Identify potential risks for safety execution through design reviews, and manage the prioritization of tests in line with FMEA processes
  • Document and record test results, working with design engineers to provide recommended solutions for issue mitigation and resolution

What You'll Bring:

  • 3+ years of experience in product qualification testing (system as well as component level tests)
  • Experience setting up NVH/HALT/ Extreme environment tests and compiling test reports
  • Familiarly with standards such as UL (1973, 9540, 9540A preferred) 
  • Familiarity with testing script and execution tools such as LabView
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python and/or MATLab
  • Basic laboratory safety knowledge
  • Experience using cloud based organizational tools
  • Strong communication skills within a group of peers and broader organization
  • Positive attitude and appetite to learn and grow within our organization
  • High attention to detail, excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Willingness to share ideas to contribute to organizational and technical problem solving

The salary range for this role is $104,880-$129,375. The range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.
Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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