Full-Time

Senior Battery Test Engineer

Zitara

Zitara

11-50 employees

Advanced software for comprehensive battery management and optimization

Data & Analytics
Energy

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
JIRA
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years experience in electrical engineering, metrology, battery testing or applications roles
  • Experience in providing technical leadership in the battery test engineering or related space
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive communication and follow-up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Clear and effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong practical experience with data management in Excel and vendor-specific data tools
  • Working knowledge of lab automation practices in National Instruments/LabView, Mathworks, or another software system
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as JIRA
  • Experience with basic fabrication tools (soldering, hand tools, small power tools, etc.)
  • Experience with basic electrical test tools (power supplies, multimeters, battery testers, etc.)
  • High attention to detail and self-motivation
  • Team-oriented attitude
Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership for battery testing initiatives
  • Collect test requirements from cross-functional stakeholders to design and validate battery test programs and procedures
  • Lead test and equipment related troubleshooting and diagnostic activities
  • Lead development and improvement of procedures and test methods to ensure highest levels of safety are met
  • Develop, maintain and iterate on lab standard operating procedures
  • Manage, maintain, and research upgrades to our lab hardware (battery cyclers, thermal chambers, and electronics) and supplies/consumables
  • Electrical and/or mechanical design, assembly, and documentation of battery test fixtures
  • Validate the end result of the lab work, working with other team members to determine pass/fail criteria
  • Clearly communicate technical matters, schedule considerations, deliverables, and needs
  • Manage and streamline customer onboarding from the perspective of laboratory testing

Zitara is a forward-thinking company that leverages a blend of physics and machine learning to provide in-depth insights into battery performance and safety, thereby enabling companies to make informed decisions about battery selection and maintenance. Their unique approach not only mitigates safety risks but also enhances product reliability, contributing to the broader goal of promoting renewable energy. With a focus on reducing waste and cost, Zitara's commitment to solving complex battery challenges sets them apart in the industry.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$32M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

36%

1 year growth

44%

2 year growth

133%