Software Engineer at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Note: ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Catalyzing a cleaner future.

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. It is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents and an upcoming public offering. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.

These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion. At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

ESS is seeking a dynamic Software Engineer who will work closely with our development team to create software that will run the flow battery systems. The focus of this role will be the analysis and modeling of energy systems to help the flow battery systems run at optimal performance for the location and application they are deployed.

What you’ll do at ESS.

  • Evaluate, design, develop, upgrade, and maintain new and existing firmware for use in flow battery systems
  • Design algorithms to operate the battery systems optimally in micro-grid or grid-tied applications
  • Participate in the testing process throughout the design cycle of the battery systems
  • Participate in customer design meetings and acceptance reviews
  • Work with design engineers and test technicians to provide technical assistance as needed
  • Assist in debugging field problems

What you bring to the table.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • System modeling experience
  • Strong coding skills in C/C++
  • Experience creating software applications for varied hardware platforms
  • Experience writing code to interface with hardware systems
  • Experience working with database systems
  • Hands-on experience in software architecture and design
  • Experience with Linux system management
  • Understanding of linear mathematics, statistics, optimization
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Experience in a startup environment

Benefits of working at ESS

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers a Company assisted Health insurance, Approved PPE Reimbursement, Medical & Dental; Flex spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, without a need for sponsorship.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.