Amber Kinetics is looking for an experienced engineer to take on the challenge of integrating our flywheel systems with third-party grid inverters. The position requires both hardware and software skills, and may also involve managing relationships with outside contractors. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience specifying, installing and operating grid-connected inverters in the range of 10 kW to 1 MW, and is familiar with the topologies, communication protocols, U.S. and international certification requirements, and applications scenarios of such inverters.

Required Experience and Skills

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field and at least 5 years hands-on industry experience with grid-connected inverters in PV, wind or energy storage applications.
  • Detailed knowledge of power electronics and power systems
  • Experience with Modbus, DNP3, and/or other communication protocols
  • Detailed knowledge of 3-phase transformers
  • Familiar with circuit protection devices and applications
  • Must have hands-on experience working with 480 Vac and/or 800 Vdc or higher

Desirable Experience and Skills

  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree
  • Experience with microgrid and/or off-grid applications
  • Experience in a customer-facing role

Personal Qualities
A good fit with our team is important – we value collaboration, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, tenacity, individual responsibility and attention to detail.

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Company Description

Amber Kinetics is developing a game-changing low cost grid-scale energy storage technology. We have partnerships with major utilities and strong financial backing. Our team has a broad and deep skill set encompassing multiple engineering disciplines as well as project development. We offer competitive compensation and equity packages, and a healthy work-life balance. Our headquarters is located in Union City, CA. Amber Kinetics is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary and equity package commensurate with experience
  • 401k Matching Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision