Power Electronics Engineer

Colorado /
Engineering – Hardware /
Full time
/ On-site
About Veloce Energy
Veloce is a fast-growing leader in the electrification of transportation and transformation of the grid edge. We are dedicated and passionate about the electrification of everything as a means to fight climate change and air pollution while creating a just transition empowering all. While we each bring our strengths, we drive collaboratively to reach our overall goals. Our co-founders have helped shape the solar, storage, e-Mobility and retail energy industries. We are seeking diverse, passionate, driven people to lead us further at all levels. Join us if you want to shape a just clean energy future.

Veloce Energy is seeking a Power Electronics Engineer to join our team. In this hands-on role, you will be a key member of our Hardware Innovations Engineering team developing kilowatt-megawatt class power conversions battery energy storage systems for Grid Edge Applications (including C&I energy storage, distribution power grid, and EV mobility.)  We are seeking a highly motivated and creative individual that can help us design and build cabinet level power conversion systems inclusive of inverters, active front end, DC/DC, and other power electronics.

Job duties and responsibilities

    • Every person and position at Veloce is responsible for being innovative, creative, and solutions-oriented to our customers, the company and our mission.
    • Design of high-power, utility connected power converters, inverters, and BESS (battery energy storage) system design in the greater than 100kW / 1000V / MW class of power conversion
    • Design experience with three phase power systems (protection, fault handling, etc) is desired
    • Work with cross functional teams consisting of mechanical, software/firmware engineers, and field engineering professionals
    • Assist with design verification and test (DVT), end of line (EOL), regulatory testing and development of manufacturing documentation
    • Provide technical support to all aspects of Veloce (including fellow departments such as Commissioning/Service, Manufacturing, Product Management) and Customers
    • When necessary, travel will be required to support units deploy at customer and field locations
    • Prepare and submit timely and accurate expense reports

Education, Experience, Qualifications

    • BSEE or related discipline; 5+ yrs of experience
    • MSEE preferred; 3+ yrs of experience
    • Experience with:
    • 1000VDC/600VAC class of systems and power conversion is required
      Energy storage and renewables systems is desired
    • Demonstrated ability and knowledge of relevant power conversion, power, electrical standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Demonstrated personal culture of inclusion and teamwork
    • Ability to work on different product development efforts, test systems, various simulation tools
    • Contribute to development and on-time execution of product and projects schedules

    • A valid driver’s license (or the ability to obtain) and an ability and willingness to travel as required.
    •  Candidates who are unable to obtain a driver’s license are welcome to apply, accommodation will be considered.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork including an ability to work with remote and local team members, vendors and customers in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment; Ability to communicate clearly with presentations, use of email, online communications tools


    • Equity participation possible
    • We offer competitive compensation, including health and other care, 401k, holidays and vacation.
    • We provide an exceptional work environment, and work that will change the world
Our hardware is developed in our Center for Innovation located in Fort Collins/Loveland, CO 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace will make Veloce a stronger and more flexible organization, better able to create technological and social change. We believe diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective all drive innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued and creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We are rapidly growing our company and will help people manage their careers while we create the future together.