SparkCharge

SparkCharge is an automotive company that manufactures and develops charging stations for electric vehicles. Its product features include portability, fast charging, and modular design. The company specializes in providing solutions in electric vehicles, cars, and electric charging. SparkCharge was founded in 2014 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

May 12, 2022
Full time role
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
SparkCharge designs, manufactures, and sells portable DC to DC charging systems for electric vehicles. The Lead Test Engineer will be leading the Test Engineering team developing the next generation of portable electric vehicle charges. You will work closely with the electrical, systems, mechanical and power electronics teams to guarantee product success. The Lead Test Engineer will oversee the Test team and help develop junior engineers. This position will report to the Director of Engineering. Drive the creation of component, sub-assembly, completed assembly, and manufacturing End Of Line testing processes in Somerville, MA and Buffalo, NY. Design and build test fixtures for individual PCB, sub-system performance validation. Write basic firmware programs to run test fixtures, and organize the test data. Create and drive test processes throughout all stages of development, assisting other departments in validating their prototypes and proof of concepts. Debug and...
May 04, 2022
Full time role
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
The commercial sales executive is a newly created position to source, win and expand new business revenue across all the global automotive brands in the electric vehicle marketplace. This role wears every hat across the sales lifecycle, from the initial outreach to proposal development to the account-based management of strategic accounts. This is a start-up opportunity where we are seeking to accelerate market development with your strong industry relationships and help steer the organizational build-out as the first member of the segment team. This role is a full time position based in our new headquarter in Somerville MA with expectations to work from the office 5-days a week. About you: Your bias is towards action with both the curiosity to learn and the patience to listen. You appreciate that diversity brings perspective. You embody accountability knowing one person can bring change, but teamwork can make that change global. At SparkCharge, our team is on a...
May 02, 2022
Full time role
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
The Account Manager position at SparkCharge has the opportunity to build our brand story and engage directly with electric vehicle market enthusiasts as the first point of contact with inbound opportunities. You will collaborate closely with sales and customer service to manage the transition of new clients and support new customer adoption of SparkCharge’s mobile DC fast charging product and services. As an early member of a fast growing team you will help define new workflows, influence program management and help scale the happiness of business partners and clients. This is a full time position based in our new headquarter in Somerville MA with expectations to work from the office 5 days a week. About You: Your vibrant spirit is equally matched by the drive to be the Best You every day. You are a self-starter, matching curiosity with persistence to find positive outcomes You find the positive intent in others while seeking their perspective. You are self-aware. You...
Feb 15, 2022
SparkCharge Buffalo, New York, United States
SparkCharge makes portable, ultra-fast charging equipment for electric vehicles. This is a unique opportunity to join a Buffalo-area company that has already received $1,000,000 investments from 43North and from Shark Tank investors. If you are looking to work in a challenging job, we’re the right call. As an Assembler at SparkCharge, you will join together sub-assemblies, PCBs, wire harnesses, aluminum housings, and other components into the Company's patented Charger and Battery units. You will wear many hats, be part of an exceptional team, and make a real positive impact on things that matter. Responsibilities: Assemble Electro-Mechanical Systems, and their sub-assemblies, in a light manufacturing environment. Perform these tasks in conformance with written work instructions, and other quality control documentation. Maintain proper component traceability and production documentation. Perform Acceptance Tests using handheld and automated test equipment. Combine...
Feb 06, 2022
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
As the Lead Systems Engineer at SparkCharge, you will work closely with hardware, software, test, and project management teams during product development to overcome cross-disciplinary problems and guarantee product success. You will serve a critical role in ensuring that the output of each discipline comes together seamlessly and creates a functioning product per specified requirements. You will drive the acquisition, documentation, and communication of requirements from both stakeholders and from a safety/regulatory standpoint. You will work closely with test engineering and test houses to ensure that SparkCharge products are tested to, and conform with, all regulations. This position will report to The Director of Engineering. Responsibilities : Work with the Director of Engineering and the Engineering Project Manager to drive product requirements, maintain design conformance to them, and track required changes. Work with the Director of Engineering and Engineering...
Feb 02, 2022
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
SparkCharge is a fast-growing cleantech start-up that is reducing barriers to Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption. We design, manufacture, and sell portable, DC/DC Fast Charging systems (Level 3) for EVs. We also provide “Charging-as-a-Service” (CaaS) through our mobile app “Currently”, which allows EV owners to schedule charge delivery to wherever their vehicle is located. We launched our first product in November 2020 (CHAdeMO), and our second in April 2021 (CCS). SparkCharge earned $1MM investments on Shark Tank in 2020, and from New York State in 2018 Description : We are looking for a high energy video, photo, and podcast creator/storyteller who is great with a camera (video and stills). This person will create great sounding, captivating videos and compelling images for social media, websites, press releases, and more. The SparkCharge Videographer / Photographer will also own all technical aspects of podcast recording and distribution. We all wear many hats, so a Videographer...
Jan 24, 2022
SparkCharge Los Angeles, California, United States
Our growing start-up needs to add an experienced EV Charging Field Service Technician in the Los Angeles area. The ideal candidate will have professional driving experience, knowledge of EV charging stations, hands-on experience with industrial economics, and be comfortable with intermittent heavy lifting. This is an hourly position with regular overtime. Responsibilities: Load SparkCharge EV charging equipment into a vehicle (equipment weighs 50-70lbs). Use GPS and SparkCharge’s app to locate EV to be charged. Communicate with the owner to ensure that their EV charging port is unlocked. Safely unload and set up the SparkCharge “RoadieTM" equipment--a stack of 1 to 4 batteries, with a charger on top. Safely initiate and complete the charging sequence (equipment operates at high voltage and current). Troubleshoot the equipment and EV if charging is unsuccessful Disconnect equipment when charging is completed, load back up into company vehicle, and drive to next...
Jan 22, 2022
SparkCharge San Francisco, California, United States
Our growing start-up needs to add a Field Service Technician experienced with Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging. The ideal candidate will have professional driving experience, knowledge of EV charging stations, hands-on experience with industrial electronics, and be comfortable with intermittent heavy lifting. This is an hourly position with regular overtime. Responsibilities Load SparkCharge EV charging equipment into a vehicle (equipment weighs 50-70lbs). Use GPS and SparkCharge’s app to locate EV to be charged. Communicate with the owner to ensure that their EV charging port is unlocked. Safely unload and set up the SparkCharge “RoadieTM" equipment--a stack of 1 to 4 batteries, with a charger on top. Safely initiate and complete the charging sequence (equipment operates at high voltage and current). Troubleshoot the equipment and EV if charging is unsuccessful Disconnect equipment when charging is completed, load back up into company vehicle, and drive to next...
Dec 02, 2021
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
SparkCharge designs, manufactures, and sells portable DC to DC charging systems for electric vehicles. We will ONLY consider candidates who meet the "Requirements" below. The Senior Test Engineer will be expected to: Implement and take responsibility for all component, sub-assembly, completed assembly, and manufacturing End Of Line testing processes in Somerville, MA and Buffalo, NY. Design and create test fixtures for both individual PCB and system performance validation. Design and create test fixtures for both completed battery units and completed charger units coming off the production line at our factory. Program firmware to operate test fixtures. Developing less experienced test engineers Troubleshoot and solve testing problems. Manage interoperability testing for EVs from all OEMs Manage life cycle testing for SparkCharge products. Research certification agency requirements (UL, ETL, CE, IEC, etc). Select those which apply to Company products. Write...
Nov 11, 2021
SparkCharge Buffalo, New York, United States
The Quality Engineering Lead will build out the existing quality systems in Buffalo and Somerville. This includes synchronizing the work of product Engineering (headquarters) with manufacturing Engineering (factory). It also includes creating systems to ensure product conformance to external standards (UL, CE, ROHS, etc.), internal standards (manufacturing and test specifications), and customer standards. This position--which will be SparkCharge’s first fulltime quality professional--is based in our manufacturing facility in Buffalo, NY. It will include travel to our Somerville headquarters and to customers. Responsibilities: Act as the company’s subject matter expert for all quality-related matters. Ensure the completion of all quality-related tasks throughout the company. Develop and implement in-process and final product inspection plans at the factory. Develop and implement systems to ensure product conformance with industry and customer requirements. Develop...
Oct 28, 2021
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
The Product Manager is primarily responsible for the continuing development and expansion of SparkCharge’s mobile CaaS app "Currently". This app services under 1,000 consumers today as our pilot operations wrap up. We need to expand the subscriber base by orders of magnitude, with a goal of 1MM+ users. In addition, we must integrate with and meet the needs of a growing number of Fortune 500 partner companies. The Product Manager will work closely with Engineering and Business Development to ensure the Currently app applies IoT and AI capabilities to produce valuable data about Roadie utilization. The SparkCharge team is fewer than 50 people, highly capable, and eager to have like-minded individuals join us. The Product Manager is a “hands-on” role. They will be responsible for expanding SparkCharge’s capabilities through hiring and outsourcing. Responsibilities : ● Develop and implement the mobile app strategy and roadmap ● Research and define the ideal subscriber experience...
Oct 20, 2021
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
SparkCharge seeks a Lead Electrical Engineer with a well-rounded electrical engineering background and demonstrated success in a technical leadership position. As Lead Electrical Engineer, you will take on a player-coach role. You will be hands-on when required and contribute technically when needed. You will also act as a mentor and lead the electrical engineering team across multiple, multi-disciplined development projects. Being successful in this role means that you can balance being a technical contributor as well as a technical mentor to your teammates. This position will report to the Director of Engineering. Responsibilities: ● Establish and enforce clear goals and objectives for the electrical team across multiple development projects. ● Personally participate in hardware development, design reviews, test plans, and hardware debugging. ● Promote and reinforce electrical engineering best practices during all stages of hardware development. ● Provide mentorship...
Oct 20, 2021
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
As a Senior Firmware engineer, you will work closely with not only your other team members, but across all engineering teams to drive our products from conception to completion. You will regularly flex your creative and technical problem-solving abilities to define, implement, and test embedded firmware for our current and future products. Being successful in this role means that you can keep up with fast paced and exciting timelines while also making informed, practical, reliable, and cost-effective design decisions. This position will report to the Lead Firmware Engineer. Responsibilities: Work with firmware and electrical leadership to architect elegant firmware solutions for current and future products and subsystems. Write and maintain firmware requirement specifications throughout all product development stages. Own and drive development of new source code, functionalities, enhancements, and bug-fixes for our products. Hold design reviews of your source code and...
Oct 07, 2021
SparkCharge Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
SparkCharge is a fast-growing cleantech start-up that is reducing barriers to Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption. We design, manufacture, and sell portable charging systems for EVs. SparkCharge needs an experienced professional with the mindset and work ethic required to add many new team members, support team-building efforts, enhance existing cultural norms, and refine our current people management processes. SparkCharge has grown from 10 employees to 25 during the past 12 months; we expect to double again in 2022. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The People Operations Manager responsibilities include: Recruit, hire, and onboard over 20 new employees during the next six months. Advise and coach SparkCharge managers regarding best employee relationship practices. Work with the CEO and COO to further develop the company’s team-oriented culture. Oversee payroll and benefits programs and ensure their compliance with regulatory requirements. Implement a...