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Enphase Energy
Austin TX (Partially remote)
Sr. Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer

Our mission at Enphase Energy is to advance a sustainable future for all.

Today, our intelligent microinverters, which turn sunlight into an affordable, safe, reliable, and scalable source of energy, work with virtually every solar panel made, and when paired with our award-winning smart battery technology, we engineer one of the industry's best-performing clean energy systems. To date, we have installed more than 36 million microinverters on more than 1.5 million homes across 130 countries.

Like our customers, our innovative teams are also worldwide, making Enphase Energy a truly global company. We are one of the fastest growing and most dynamic energy companies in the world. Nimble and acutely focused on developing ground-breaking solar energy management technology, each of our teams have a shared goal of creating a carbon-free future.

At Enphase we are also committed to diversity and inclusion. Developing cutting edge technology requires a workforce as diverse as the populations we wish to serve. We are a values-driven company that puts people and their power at the centre of our shared energy future.

Responsibilities include:

Designing and implementing embedded software for real-time operation and control.

Simulating new algorithms for autonomous microgrid power flow management.

Developing unit and system test software.

Validating algorithms using system simulation tools.

Working with hardware engineers to test and troubleshoot prototype designs.

Firmware testing

Mentor Junior Engineers

Education and Experience

BS/MS/PhD Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Computer Science

BS and 12+ years / MS and 8+ years / PhD and 5+ Years’ experience in a similar (non-academic) role as an embedded software or firmware engineer

Skills, Knowledge and Special Attributes

Expertise in C++, C, and Assembly for real-time applications

Expertise in both bare metal and small real-time operating systems

Able to understand and implement digital signal processing (DSP) concepts in a microcontroller environment.

Familiarity with ARM Cortex-M4/7 architectures.

Familiarity with evaluating CPU versus hardware processing requirements and trade-offs for cost-effective designs.

Ability to troubleshoot firmware related issues within complex systems.

Ability to test code and hardware both with and without external test equipment such as oscilloscopes, power meters, etc.

Familiarity with software development processes. E.g. Agile, Structured, Object Oriented, etc.

Familiarity with development tools such as GCC, GDB, Eclipse, GNU Make, etc.

Familiarity with software code management tools such as GIT, Mercurial, etc.

Ability to carry a design task from concept to implementation.

Ability to document engineering requirements, document solutions, and test new firmware designs.

Desired Skills

STM32 Cortex-M family development experience

FreeRTOS development experience

AWS IoT experience

Desktop and embedded Linux experience

In depth knowledge of relevant worldwide standards such as IEEE 1547, 1741SA, CA Rule 21, HECO SRD 1.1, AS/NZS 4777.2:2015, SAND2013-9875, G83/2 regulations of UK and Sandia standard

Knowledge in worldwide electrical advanced grid functions and faults conditions

In-depth familiarity with AC grid simulators and solar panel simulators


Occasional travel locally and internationally

Work location:

Austin – TX.

Candidate must be authorized to work in the US.

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