SOFTWARE ENGINEER (#133) Aquion Energy
The systems software engineer will lead software development for the battery management system (BMS) product and support BMS software integration with up and down stream control systems. Additionally, the software engineer will architect and develop data management systems for operational information from deployed systems and projects.
Aquion intends to deliver energy storage for systems systems ranging in size from 1 kWh to many MWh?s. As such, the applicant will have a broad range of authority and budget to quickly build and develop industry-changing energy storage software and database solutions.. The software engineer will join the systems engineering group and partner closely with the test engineering team. While a detailed understanding of low level software/hardware is useful, it is assumed that the majority of the role will be developing higher level applications and databases.
Lead software and hardware integration projects to enable development and deployment of energy storage systems - power electronics, battery management systems, sensing, etc.
Support integrated product testing and validation
Write and compile source code for system controllers that interface from main controller to sub boards
Design, test and procure chips, boards and simple controllers
Set up remote telemetry and control of field installed system
Find and champion cost reduction opportunities, including recommendations for optimizing systems that interface with the battery system
Validate technical performance and cost targets
Provide primary engineering support for vendor evaluation, selection and qualification
Manage vendor implementation of the design including performance to technical requirements, schedule and cost
Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
Bachelors or Masters of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
5-10 years of software engineering experience
Experience developing in modern industrial controls languages such as C and C++
Experience architecting relational database applications (SQL)
Understands DC and AC electrical power systems and design for reliability
Experience working with industrial equipment vendors
Experience with communication protocols and development tools such as CANbus, Serial, MODBUS, TCP/IP, LabVIEW, etc.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
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