Manager, Test Infrastructure

Somerville, MA
3 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 Description:

The Development Test group, part of Engineering within the Technology org at Form, is instrumental in providing battery testing platforms and services across all of Form's facilities and is invaluable in delivering and scaling our technology.


Form Energy is hiring a Manager of Test Infrastructure in Somerville, MA. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Test Operations, you lead a team of multidisciplinary engineers for cell cycling test system development and deployment efforts and, will collaborate and interface with partner teams, cell and component design teams, product teams, program management, and test engineering to roadmap cell cycling capabilities to deliver critical test system capabilities enabling design verification plans and meet the vision, driving to commercialize our ground-breaking iron-air chemistry.


This is an exciting opportunity to help shape our battery testing and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!


What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and grow a world-class, multidisciplinary engineering team that delivers critical test systems enabling the advancement of Form Energy’s cell and product development efforts 

  • Collaborate with partner teams to create and socialize your vision of the future of Massachusetts battery testing and organize the team to make it happen

  • Develop, implement, and enforce our internal test system development process through robust engineering best practices from requirements to final verification

  • Support, develop, and manage, test system development and deployment plans while fostering the growth of Form’s engineers through live coaching, technical training, review processes, and informal support


What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or equivalent field

  • 5 plus years of management experience with multidisciplinary development teams (5-15 mechanical, electrical, software, and systems engineers)

  • 10 plus years of experience working in test system design and development, preferably in electrochemical device development or manufacturing

  • Well-developed collaboration, effective delegation, leadership, and mentoring skills along with technical abilities and a culture addition

  • A passion for contributing to solving complex problems, a desire to make an impact, and the ability to lead from the front and the back


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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