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 Applications Engineer 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
  • Regular company sponsored happy hours and events

 

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