Electrical Engineer I

  • Form Energy
  • Somerville, MA
  • Feb 11, 2022
Full time role Engineering: Electrical Engineering: All

Job Description

Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage. Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $360M to date.Role DescriptionWe are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join the R&D Engineering team, a group responsible for meeting the design and development needs of the entire R&D organization. Members of the R&D Engineering team scope, design, fabricate, prototype, instrument, and analyze hardware with teams developing Form’s fundamental technology. If you enjoy working with others to design and build creative solutions to a variety of challenging problems, this role is for you! This is a great opportunity to solve a wide array of technical challenges with a large cross section of the Form Energy team.

What You'll Do:

  • Design, build, and qualify new electrical components, automation systems, and test platforms across technical teams
  • Develop functional requirements in close collaboration with members of Form’s other technology development teams
  • Own an iterative design process, confirming that electrical requirements are met
  • Perform hands-on prototyping of your designs
  • Collaborate with testing teams to define and execute validation plans
  • Support the analysis of test data to enable data-based decision making
  • Produce engineering documents such as SOPs, schematics, and supporting design justification
  • Fortify and expand Form’s documentation best practices in our PLM software
  • Work closely with technology development team members and R&D Engineering team colleagues on varying projects based on your skills/interests and Form’s top priorities
  • Champion for safety, especially in the development of new laboratory processes or experiments

What You'll Bring:

  • BS required in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 0-1 years of electrical design experience (through industrial, internship, or academic positions)
  • Experience in schematic capture and PCB design (Altium preferred)
  • Prototyping, soldering, and other relevant hands-on experience
  • Battery experience not required

Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. 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. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. 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.

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