Explore opportunities with our portfolio companies

Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Sr. Energy Control Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Stem provides clean energy solutions and services designed to maximize the economic, environmental, and resiliency value of energy assets and portfolios. Stem’s leading AI-driven enterprise software platform, Athena®, enables organizations to deploy and unlock value from clean energy assets at scale. Powerful applications, including AlsoEnergy’s PowerTrack, simplify and optimize asset management and connect an ecosystem of owners, developers, assets, and markets. Stem also offers integrated partner solutions to help improve returns across energy projects, including storage, solar, and EV fleet charging. For more information, visit www.stem.com.

Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

Internet Job Listing


Stem, Inc.

Job Title

Sr. Energy Control Systems Engineer

Job Requisition



$195,187 - $256,150?

Job Location

California Remote

Job Duties

  • Develop real time controls solutions for microgrids and power plant controls.
  • Program real time controllers, ensuring the solution is productized and consistent with product roadmap.
  • Create, deploy, manage libraries and extensions which can be instantiated in software / hardware PLC platforms for multiple use cases across the Stem business verticals.
  • Create a power system automation and control platform which can implement complex automation and protection solutions such as vector based island detection schemes, DER capability based load sharing schemes and 61850 based load shedding schemes.
  • Deliver robust documentation, programming and p testing of Real Time Controls including HIL integrated testing.
  • Perform technical review of the user requirements in their requests for proposals including system designs and single line drawings for power plant and microgrid controls.
  • Serve as a microgrid controls SME, providing both technical guidance and mentoring to deployment, application engineering, sales, program and product teams.
  • Develop power plant control solutions such as real time non-export, load sharing, load management (shedding), generator management, breaker control schemes, synchronizing, protection based advanced islanding schemes for seamless islanding, load switching and sequencing and seam less transfer of microgrids.
  • Develop specifications for tertiary control teams and UI teams for operating microgrids and power plants.
  • Work with RT Controls Simulation engineer to develop models and complete HIL testing, model based development.
  • May telecommute.

Job Requirements

  • Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and 10 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or in an engineering-related occupation.

Contact Instructions

Apply at https://www.stem.com/careers/. Must reference job 11384.22.11.

Salary Range

$182,850.00 - $256,150.00

Stem, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.