Senior Validation Test Engineer

Berkeley, CA
5 months 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 & validation area to help us develop our core technology by joining our growing test team. You will lead the product qualification test plans, both in house and with 3rd party test houses. As part of the test team, 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:

  • Lead the validation test programs to qualify Form’s product at component as well as module level performance 
  • Work closely with the reliability engineering team to curate & execute test plans at each product development stage 
  • Identify test equipment requirements for in-house and 3rd party testing as well as resources needed for executing the validation tests
  • Analyze test data and provide feedback to battery products and technology teams for design iterations
  • Document findings by compiling reports and help compliance and field test activities

What You'll Bring:

  • 4+  years of experience in product qualification testing in a related field, experience with battery testing a plus
  • Experience setting up experiments for component & system level tests such as NVH, HALT, Extreme Environment, Abuse tests
  • Experience working with 3rd party test facilities 
  • Familiarity with UL, ISO standards
  • 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
  • Willingness to share ideas to contribute to organizational and technical problem solving

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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