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Product Engineer - Residential Energy Gateway

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Product Engineer - Residential Energy GatewayTesla is committed to having industry-leading uptime in our deployed fleet of stationary storage batteries, charging, and solar products. We are using data collected from our connected systems to find problems before the customer does. The Tesla Energy Products team is looking to hire a product engineer to effectively utilize fleet data and engineering fundamentals to monitor product performance, and root cause design, process, or firmware failures in our fleet of renewable energy hardware. The person in this role would play a central role in ensuring we have the highest quality products for our customers. The person in this role will be responsible for driving product improvements for Tesla's residential energy gateway and metering hardware. This hardware is a vital component of our energy storage, solar generation and charging product offerings. This engineer will work with a cross-functional team of engineers to define and track product KPIs, troubleshoot and diagnose device issues, deploy necessary corrective actions ranging from firmware changes, hardware design changes, manufacturing process or installation process changes, etc. to prevent issues from re-occurring. - What to Expect Tesla is committed to having industry-leading uptime in our deployed fleet of stationary storage batteries, charging, and solar products. We are using data collected from our connected systems to find problems before the customer does. The Tesla Energy Products team is looking to hire a product engineer to effectively utilize fleet data and engineering fundamentals to monitor product performance, and root cause design, process, or firmware failures in our fleet of renewable energy hardware. The person in this role would play a central role in ensuring we have the highest quality products for our customers. The person in this role will be responsible for driving product improvements for Tesla's residential energy gateway and metering hardware. This hardware is a vital component of our energy storage, solar generation and charging product offerings. This engineer will work with a cross-functional team of engineers to define and track product KPIs, troubleshoot and diagnose device issues, deploy necessary corrective actions ranging from firmware changes, hardware design changes, manufacturing process or installation process changes, etc. to prevent issues from re-occurring. - What You'll Do

  • Develop and run data queries on fleet logs to help root cause analysis efforts -
  • Work with the engineering and manufacturing teams to drive design and manufacturing changes to improve product quality in both existing and future products -
  • Define data signatures that uniquely identify the failure and lead integration of this knowledge into algorithms to automatically identify similar other failures in the field -
  • Provide support on escalated customer cases in order to minimize system downtime, through day to day coverage of internationally distributed service cases - What You'll Bring
    • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science -or equivalent experience -
    • Experience with energy metering hardware and analysis of energy meter / electrical grid data -
    • Strong data analysis skills, with experience using Python -
    • Strong engineering fundamentals and intuition, applied to firmware/software-enabled mechatronic systems -
    • An excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce clear and concise written documents and diagrams -
    • Experience analyzing current transformer data and grid reliability analysis -
    • Education and/or hands-on experience with power electronics, power converters, digital control systems, embedded systems -
    • Experience with battery, solar or inverter systems -
    • Experience with electric vehicle charging hardware and protocols / standards -
    • Work travel is expected to be Compensation and Benefits Benefits
      Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
      • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
      • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
      • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
      • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
      • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
      • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
      • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
      • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
      • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
      • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
      • Tesla Babies program
      • Commuter benefits
      • Employee discounts and perks program
        Expected Compensation
        $84,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

        Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

        Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice
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Keywords: Tesla, Inc., Palo Alto , Product Engineer - Residential Energy Gateway, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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