System Applications Engineer

Iontra Inc
Littleton, Colorado
Nov 19, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title: System Applications Engineer

Location: Centennial (Denver), CO (hybrid)

Company Overview:

At Iontra, our breakthrough battery charging solution is born from 10+ years of combined experience working with demanding energy storage applications, from the technical and commercial challenges of leading heavy-duty electric vehicle manufacturing to the complexity and extreme demands of space-going and planetary exploration vehicles. Together our team has innovated to answer the needs of our customers for a plug-and-play charging solution that improves the performance of todays lithium batteries. Our solution can be implemented quickly and inexpensively to improve customer experiences with any existing Lithium-ion battery-powered products. For more information please visit

Role Summary:

We are searching for a Systems Applications Engineer (SAE) who has the passion and excitement to grow, innovate and take an active role in shaping the business strategy, defining differentiated products, and providing system-level support to customers. The SAE provides customers with complete charge control semiconductor solutions, often in the form of a reference design. The SAE works closely with sales and marketing to demonstrate to customers how Iontras products can be integrated efficiently within a system. You may provide technical expertise directly to large-volume customers and/or may develop solutions to be used by the general market. This is a full-time role, located in either our Centennial, CO, or Dallas, TX, office and youll be a key part of our fast-paced startup team!

Youll love this job if you:
  • Are driven to be part of a team doing big things to help our planet.
  • Aspire to work with a successful veteran startup management team.
  • Are a self-starter and always find ways to get your work done and help team members.
  • Are an organized, detail-oriented person being very good at time management.
  • Are determined and resilient to keep things moving forward at a startup pace.
  • Are assertive and able to influence and partner with the team to get things done.
  • Enjoy new challenges and change.

What Youll Be Doing:
  • Working closely with sales, marketing and application engineers to demonstrate to customers how existing products can be integrated efficiently within a system
  • Providing technical expertise directly to large-volume customers and/or developing solutions to be used by the general market
  • Writing and maintaining documentation with Atlassian-based tools and git version control systems


Youll Need These Qualifications:
  • Minimum MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field
  • Minimum Cumulative 3.5/4.0 GPA
  • Minimum 3 years experience in relevant role
  • Understanding of, and experience, with system design, including defining system-level requirements and evaluating engineering trade-offs
  • Understanding of MCUs and how they integrate into various electronic devices and products such as smartphones, printers, eBikes, EVs, etc.
  • Knowledge in structured and/or object-oriented programming (C, C++)
  • Knowledge in fundamentals of engineering economics and business principles

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in consumer electronics and/or automotive domains on charge control applications
  • Knowledge and experience in system-level design
  • Knowledge and experience in Functional Safety
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with key stakeholders critical to success, both internally and externally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly ramp on new systems and processes
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills


Benefits and Compensation:

Salary Range: $140k - $160k (salary is based on education, experience, skillset, and market value).

We offer the following benefits package:
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan plus company match
  • Company Shares Plan

Iontra has an equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy that provides that no applicant or staff member will be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, color, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.