Software Development Engineer II
Reno, NV 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Software Development Engineer II

Req # 64194

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, we bring our best energy to work every day and promote a drive to win while respecting others and supporting growth. Join us, as we inspire change for a better world, positively impact our people and the community, influence and achieve positive results that support growth, and innovate the industry.

Generac is a leading technology company dedicated to designing and manufacturing cutting-edge power systems and solutions. Our innovative products cater to various industries, including renewable energy and grid-tied systems. As we continue to expand our portfolio, we are seeking a highly skilled Product Compliance Engineer with expertise in test standards and regulations including UL, CSA and IEC, to ensure our products meet stringent regulatory requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Independently lead UL, CSA, IEEE standards test planning and execution throughout pre-compliance, design phases and design iterations across Generac Clean Energy products
  • Engage with NRTLs to drive compliance programs.
  • Translate global standards requirements to test setup design requirements.
  • Utilize first principles thinking to drive engineering judgements with NRTL's/AHJ's navigating regulatory hurdles.
  • Define and execute the infrastructure build out for the Compliance Laboratory such as electrical power, test equipment, safety features, building temperature and humidity controls, etc.
  • Debug failures and drive design solutions in collaboration with engineering design teams
  • Execute testing within ISO 17025 test facility requirements.
  • Lead internal and external compliance design reviews and FMEA activities.
  • Define a library of common Compliance Test Procedures and associated automation scripts to standardize and optimize their execution

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of hands-on compliance design and testing experience
  • Thorough understanding of Distributed energy systems standards including UL 9540, UL 1741, UL 1973, UL 916, UL 67, UL 869A, UL 414, UL 2735, UL 1741 SB, UL 1741 PCS, IEEE 1547, IEEE 2030.5, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills related to test set up and design debug.
  • In-depth understanding of power converters and power systems
  • Experience creating and validating test set ups from scratch according to global standards.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate test results cross functionally.
  • Experience working with NRTLs to obtain product certifications
  • Programming knowledge to develop automated test suites.
  • Familiarity operating lab equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Power Analyzers, Multimeters, Function generators, Regenerative AC/DC supplies, Dielectric Voltage Tester, and Environmental chambers.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS or PhD preferred
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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