Director, Apps & Product Management

Menlo Park, California
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 30, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Director, Apps & Product Management - $229,000-$300,000K pa - Menlo Park, CA

The Role

Are you a seasoned engineer with a track record of navigating complex projects with finesse, both internally and externally? Do you possess a wealth of expertise in grid-scale power control systems? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Element Energy is seeking a Director, Apps & Product Managerto develop an Applications Engineering Team in support of our battery management systems, high-voltage power converters, and grid-scale energy storage systems. The group will work closely with Element's product development and R&D teams as well as externally with third-party service providers and customers.

The successful candidates' responsibilities will include spanning the full product lifecycle from market requirements, product definition, design support, product verification, product certification, customer design-in, field commissioning and field troubleshooting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define Battery Management (BMS), Power Conversion (PCS), and Energy Storage (ESS) roadmaps.
  • Lead product verification and validation strategy and execution.
  • Lead third-party testing and certification support.
  • Lead customer design-in and technical sales support.
  • Lead field commissioning and troubleshooting of products.

The Company

Element Energy, a groundbreaking startup, is at the forefront of energy storage and battery management innovation. Our game-changing algorithms and patented control systems tackle critical issues of battery safety and performance that are key to the multi-billion-dollar industries of large-scale grid storage and electric vehicle batteries. Our products not only reduce the risk of severe battery fires, but also enhance performance and lifespan, contributing significantly to the global shift towards renewable energy and the electrification of everything.

The Person

  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related field 10 years of experience in the job offered or closely related occupation.
  • Proven experience supporting grid-scale power control systems, preferably in energy storage applications.
  • Demonstration of technical excellence, leadership, and team building capabilities.
  • Knowledge of BMS, high voltage switchgear, inverters, and/or battery energy storage systems.
  • Capable in areas of hardware, firmware, and software engineering.
  • Experience with renewable power systems, large, containerized batteries.
  • Experience working with high-voltage products and systems.
  • Experience managing complex projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

If the thought of joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career sounds appealing to you, then please click the apply now button to find out more.