Apparent, Inc., an energy management services and software company, is revolutionizing grid edge technologies. Apparent’s cutting-edge energy platform and communications technology uses machine learning algorithms to integrate renewables, storage, and traditional energy markets and provide the energy based upon individual demand. Apparent is reinventing energy markets.
We are looking to fill a position managing our manufacturing and vendor qualifications. We need someone to oversee the procurement for product development, and installation of Apparent’s proprietary solar and storage energy management products. If you are the kind of person energized by a working culture that addresses big problems through collaborative problem solving, ingenuity, and vision, we encourage you to apply.
This is a full-time exempt position.
PRODUCT TEST ENGINEER
Apparent is looking for a software or hardware engineer with background in software development to support product design verification and product manufacturing related to proprietary solar electricity (PV and battery) generating, monitoring and gateway systems. This position is best suited for a person who is able to work efficiently and under pressure in the office and occasionally at contract manufactures sites to achieve practical solutions.
This position is responsible for writing software to automate compliance and regression testing of developed and newly introduced products within the Engineering department and with the support of HW and SW engineering. Related to product manufacturing, this position will assist Engineering to write software that will be utilized internally and then transferred to contract manufacturers for the purpose of supporting product calibration and per unit turn-up and certification compliance as part of product manufacturing. In depth knowledge of test equipment communications, protocols and automation control is desired. Proficiency with Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems is required. Attention to detail, proactive thinking, and team work are essential as the Product Test Engineer is responsible for ensuring Apparent’s solar electricity and battery systems are operating within expected parameters.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Product design verification support
- Streamlining SW and HW testing requirements with repeatable automation
- Regression testing and SW/HW deficiency identification
- Product manufacturing support for initial turn-up calibration and certification
- Setup and maintenance of repository for SW/HW scripts and programs
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Proficiency in Python, or C
- In-depth knowledge of instrumentation control with PyVISA
- Instrument interface experience with GPIB, LXI, RS232, Modbus
- Hardware test fixturing experience
- Knowledge of TCP/IP in both LAN and WAN environments
- Knowledge of grid interconnect requirements – UL1741, IEEE 1547
- Experience with software repositories, GIT, SVN
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Please email your resume with a letter of interest to email@example.com. Apparent accepts applications from principals qualified to work in the United States. Please do not submit an application through a third-party vendor.
Apparent, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and strongly believe in equal opportunity for all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship without regard to any protected characteristic or disability in accord with applicable law.