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Electrical Engineer

Advanced Ionics

Advanced Ionics

Other Engineering
United States · Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Job Details

Full Time
$100,000.00 - $150,000.00 Salary/year


Position: Electrical Engineer

Status: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt

Salary: Salaries at Advanced Ionics are paid once monthly

Reports to: VP of Research & Development

Position Summary: The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of electrical systems for test stations and field products.

Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of the work are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Collaborate in a team environment to simulate and model power electronic designs for electrolyzer test stations and products.
  • Design and implement electronic boards, measurement circuits, power supplies, and filters to meet requirements during development and production.
  • Lead the fabrication and wiring of the designed systems.
  • Test and qualify developed hardware and software; prepare electrical schematics and line diagrams for systems.
  • Adopt a hands-on approach to the design and construction of electrical systems for test stations and products.
  • Collaborate with team members to define the electrical requirements of the test stations, including the integration of sensors and measurement devices; lead the design of electrical systems to meet these requirements and develop testing and qualification procedures.
  • Plan and conduct comprehensive testing procedures for verification and validation of component, subsystem, and system designs.
  • When required, use troubleshooting skills to identify and promptly resolve operating issues, ensuring minimal downtime of test stands.
  • Develop and support electromechanical safety protocols for the electrolyzer and test equipment.
  • Oversee the development of materials, including timelines, status updates, dashboards, and general slides for the board of directors.
  • Show potential in designing, actualizing, and launching embedded software/firmware
  • Create documentation and manuals for test station and product electrical systems, as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned

You’re the right candidate for this job if you enjoy workplaces where everyone has a voice, if you’re passionate about solving climate change through complex and wonky markets, and if you’re willing to propose a new idea, write a memo, code a script, and turn a wrench, you bring positive energy and are flexible in your position.

We know the right candidate might not check every box in this job description. You could also have important skills we haven't thought of. If you think you’re a great candidate for this role, apply and tell us why. To apply, send us a resume and a few sentences about why you are interested in this position and what you bring to the table. There will be opportunities for us to train you too! We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

About Advanced Ionics:

Our mission is to decarbonize the "hard-to-abate" heavy industrial sectors of the world economy with a new class of electrolyzers. Advanced Ionics is seeking a highly motivated people to join our growing team that is dedicated to developing transformational green hydrogen industrial electrolyzer systems.

At Advanced Ionics, we’ve created a green hydrogen platform that allows industrial hydrogen producers and users to achieve sustainability and decarbonize, without sacrificing profit. We combine our patented Symbiotic electrolyzer technology with our customers’ onsite process and waste heat to produce the lowest-cost green hydrogen on the market.

We’re a thoughtful, venture-backed, and mission-oriented team of engineers, creatives, and business people looking to change the world. And, we’re proud to say we’re headquartered in the great city of Milwaukee, in the heart of the industrial Midwest.

Consistent with our commitment to diversity & inclusion, we value people with the ability to work on diverse teams and with a diverse range of people. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.

What We Offer:

  • This is a full-time position
  • Competitive, negotiable salary
  • Vesting options for equity in a venture-backed, climate-tech startup
  • Health and retirement benefits, with flexible options
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Paid parental and sick leave

About Our Hiring Process:

Our hiring process consists of the following:

  • 1st Round Virtual Interview
  • Assessments
  • 2nd Round (ideally) In-Person Interview
  • References
  • Conditional Job Offer
  • Background Check
  • Onboarding
  • Orientation


Professional Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical and hardware planning in an industrial engineering environment
  • Understand safety, compliance, statutory and regulatory requirements as related to electrical equipment and electronics
  • Expertise and proficiency in electrical system designs, wiring, schematics and electrical installation
  • Demonstrated strong ability to find and eliminate grounding issues, and design to prevent grounding, electromagnetic interference, heat buildup, sparking, and other critical issues.
  • Worked with design and simulation tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS or Spice
  • Proficiency in coding in relevant languages such as C, C++, python, etc.
  • Exhibited proactive, motivated self-starting characteristics with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex system issues
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and leadership