Electrical Engineer

Berkeley, CA
12 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

Form Energy’s System Integration team is seeking an Electrical Engineer to drive the design and testing of power systems for clean energy delivery from batteries to the grid. In this role you will be responsible for designing electrical sub-assemblies that will deliver power and control signals to various auxiliary systems within the battery enclosure. In this role, you will take designs from concept to production in a fast paced environment while ensuring quality and reliability through rigorous tests. This role requires collaboration with various engineering teams, making it an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge technology at a dynamic company with a remarkable mission.

What you'll do:

  • Design, develop, validate, and integrate end-to-end solutions for various electrical sub-assemblies, including panels, cable harnesses, and custom circuits

  • Select and design electronics solutions, sensors, and electro-mechanical interfaces within the productized battery enclosure

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical issues as they come up in the lab and field

  • Develop and execute test plans for component functionality and safety validation

  • Evaluate alternative design options on cost and system performance implications  

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including project engineers and external partners

What you'll bring:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering with 3+ years experience in product development in renewable energy or battery systems

  • Demonstrated experience in electric power generation, distribution, energy storage, or drivetrains

  • Experience with laboratory test equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, high-voltage differential probes, current probes, power analyzers, data acquisition modules, etc.

  • Familiarity with industrial communication protocols (e.g., Modbus, CANbus) and controllers (e.g, PLC), and scripting data acquisition systems using e.g., Python, etc. 

  • Knowledgeable in interpreting NEC, international installation codes, UL-508 and CE electrical safety requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain design decisions, summarize observations, and absorb information and requirements from other teams

  • Ability to travel to project sites independently for bring-up and diagnostics



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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