Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Senior Compliance Engineer

Form Energy

Form Energy

Berkeley, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description

This is an opportunity to have a direct and daily impact in an exciting energy technology startup. You will work closely with the product development teams to guide designs to comply with safety and performance standards as defined by UL, IEEE, IEC, IBC, NFPA and others. You will represent Form Energy with industry groups, safety committees, and codes panels to ensure positive outcomes which enable the rapid scale up of this critical technology. You will be responsible for developing regulatory testing protocols which become part of our standard product qualification process and which ensure successful and timely delivery of product certifications. As part of this process, it will be important to develop close relationships with Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs). Leading up to product launch, you will be responsible for driving product certifications, including coordination with NRTLs, interpretation of testing results, and design reviews.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and drive the product certification strategy for Form Energy’s iron-air battery cell, module, and system

  • Evaluate product designs and provide input to align the design with regulatory standards at an early stage of development

  • Define product safety validation testing during the product development process, prior to certification activities

  • Represent Form on various industry groups, safety committees, standards and code development panels as needed

  • Coordinate with appropriate authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) to obtain interconnection approvals for system deployment as required

  • Maintain written product requirements documents contain all required regulatory features

What You'll Bring:

  • BS in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (or similar) required

  • >3 years direct experience managing compliance for an energy storage, battery systems, or renewable energy product

  • >5 years industry experience in a product development setting

  • Direct experience in product development within an early stage environment

  • Deep familiarity with existing codes and standards and certification processes, especially in relation to energy storage systems

  • Experience engaging with or representing on safety and code committees

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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.