Lead Java / Embedded developer

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Our client will be hiring a Lead Java Developer (with embedded or firmware experience) to extend their platform to create simulated devices and to support advanced automations across the entire Product organization.
Ideal experience is a Sr Java developer who has been or wants to become a Manager.
This role is highly visible, reports directly to the Senior VP of Product and Engineering, and is expected to be a strong technical leader in the Product and Engineering organization.

  • Work with the Data Science team, the Product Management team, and with the device driver team to characterize the behaviors of various aspects of an installation (PCSes/inverters, meters, DC/DC converters, the utility grid itself) and how they interact.
  • Create a new software engineering team (Simulation/Automation Engineering) to
  • Create intelligent device simulations to allow for prototyping of software applications, and rapid and effective QA testing
  • Build an automation library for driving complete implementations (in both the field and the lab), to speed up system characterization, data analysis, and testing.
  • Identify opportunities to modify our existing solutions to make them easier to test and automate, and then make those changes.
  • Both guide and work collaboratively with Software QA, Hardware QA, Software Engineering, Firmware Engineering, Data Analysis, ESCE (Energy Storage Center of Excellence) to provide a set of tools and systems that enable them to focus on their core responsibilities.


  • 10+ years of Java development experience (OOD/OOP).
  • Experience leading or mentoring software development teams (3-5 is ideal).
  • Embedded C/C++ development OR firmware development experience. 


  • Understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP).
  • Experience with SQL; PostGres is preferred.
  • Experience building simulation tools.
  • Experience with Unix and/or Linux.
  • Experience building automation tools is a strong plus.
  • Experience with device protocols (Modbus/TCP, Modbus/RTU, DNP3, SCADA, Sunspec) is a very strong plus.
  • Experience in the energy, renewable, power control, utility, SCADA, or power electronics industries is a very strong plus.
  • Experience with AWS is a plus
  • Experience with Python is a plus 
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