Senior Test Development Engineer

Join Form Energy, Inc in revolutionizing energy storage technology in the United States. Contribute to a diverse and inclusive team as a Senior Test Development Engineer.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Berkeley, CA, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   30 days ago

About Form Energy

Company Overview

Form Energy, Inc.

Somerville, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Energy & Utilities

Development and commercialization of multi-day energy storage systems

Manufacturing and deploying iron-air battery systems

Locations & Geography

Operations and facilities across Massachusetts, California, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, USA 🇺🇸

Company Culture

Humanity, excellence, creativity; transforming the electric grid for a sustainable future

Innovative, mission-driven, and team-oriented

Encourages personal growth and career development

Activities & Projects

Iron-air battery systems capable of storing electricity for 100 hours

Development of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage technologies

Advancing sustainable and reliable energy solutions with low environmental impact

Contact Information

Form Energy is hiring Test Engineers at both the Engineer II and Senior levels to join the Test Development team. In this position, you will design, develop, and implement test strategies to ensure the reliability, safety, and performance of the electronics in our energy storage products. You will leverage your strong background in electrical and mechanical component-level reliability testing, and functional testing of electronics in order to succeed in this position. This is an opportunity to join a growing team and have a direct impact on a revolutionary technology!

What you'll do

  • Develop and execute comprehensive test strategies for component, subsystem and system-level testing, including electrical and mechanical stress testing, for energy storage system components.
  • Troubleshoot test issues in a range of test stands for a variety of purposes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop test cases and procedures covering a range of operating conditions and use cases.
  • Analyze test data to identify trends, anomalies, and areas for improvement in product performance and reliability.
  • Prepare detailed test reports summarizing findings, conclusions, and recommendations for design enhancements or corrective actions.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize testing processes, increase efficiency, and enhance the overall quality of energy storage products.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in component-level R&D, prototype, and reliability testing, preferably in the energy storage or related industry.
  • Interest in a mostly hands-on role where you are setting up new R&D test capabilities and taking data in a lab environment.
  • Expertise in creating test protocols, and validation plans, plus breaking down problems to root cause issues found on test
  • Experience using data acquisition hardware and software for test setup and data analysis.
  • Proficiency in Python programming language or similar for data processing and controlling test equipment.
  • Proven experience converting data into meaningful conclusions and communicating them to a wide audience.
  • Experience collaborating across multidisciplinary teams and proactively gathering stakeholder input to projects.

Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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About the role

Apr 29, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


Berkeley, CA, United States



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