Locus Energy is looking for a talented engineer to join our Technical Account Management team. If you find the idea of integrating data from new solar generation equipment into a system that processes millions of transactions a day exciting, we are looking for you.
Locus Energy is a leading provider of monitoring and analytics for distributed renewable energy systems. We are a fast growing startup, and have offices in downtown San Francisco and Hoboken. We are building a team of individuals who are excited about creating smarter software to reduce the cost of managing solar energy systems, and thereby accelerating the shift away from fossil fuels.
A Typical Day in the Life of an ApplicationsEngineer will include:
Evaluating, designing and managing project installations.
Contributing to the design and architectural requirements for Solar PV SCADA Network and Infrastructure.
Configuring DAS devices, computers and network equipment for deployment.
Coordinating with sales reps to review quotes for commercial PV monitoring solutions.
Working with customer and internal field support resources to coordinate on-site commissioning and install support.
Providing training and customer set-up on the Locus platform.
Other support activities as required.
This job might be for you if:
You have a solid foundation in electrical engineering fundamentals including control systems, power electronics theory and three phase power.
You have a good understanding of IT systems, Networking, VPN, serial communications and applying such is strongly preferred.
You have a knowledge and understanding of SCADA systems.
You have an understanding of industrial automation protocols (Modbus RTU/TCP, OPC, DNP3.0)
You possess the experience and ability to configure/deploy embedded controllers and/or PLCs.
You have experience with SEL Real Time Automation and Control (RTAC).
You have 1-2 yrs. experience in commissioning and supporting commercial solar PV systems, specifically in data acquisition/software applications.
You have a knowledge of RS-485 and TCP/IP networking a plus.
You have excellent communication and presentation skills.
You have an ability to understand and explain technical specifications and details.
You have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and within a small team.
You have experience with Microsoft Office, CRM and CAD applications.
You have an understanding power system diagrams and schematics.
Once hired, you will enjoy:
Conveniently located in downtown SF, a few minutes’ walk from Montgomery St station
Relaxed work atmosphere. Flexible working hours and work from home policies
Health insurance, 401k
Fruit, snacks. Bagels and lunch each provided 1x a week
A spacious new office complete with a living room couch, big screen TV, PS3 and darts