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Elemental Excelerator

Design Engineer



Software Engineering, Design
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 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.

What we are looking for:

Stem is looking for a Design Engineer to join the team in the Boulder, CO office. Under the general direction of the Design Standards and Process Manager, the Drafter performs a wide variety of Engineering duties. This position is responsible for providing high-quality design and CAD drafting for Stem’s Also Energy products and delivering solutions to both technical and non-technical end users.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, detail oriented, enthusiastic and driven.


  • Provide Engineering support with Designs
  • Use NetSuite to leave detailed notes
  • Draft and design project hardware and communication infrastructure
  • Help customers solve technical design issues with our products and working with our sales and engineering group to complete more advanced designs when necessary
  • Answering questions from customers and prospective customers about the features and capabilities of our products
  • Developing customer-facing documentation for improved design documents as-needed
  • Develop department processes
  • Participation in providing training and documentation to internal customers as required
  • Communicate with Management, Permitting and Engineering team members to resolve any issues.
  • Gain a full understanding of the project scope, schedules milestones and coordination procedure
  • Coordinates and cooperates with all involved departments to ensure the smooth flow of all information necessary for the completion of the overall project design/drafting effort
  • Verify that all drawings and vendor documents have been properly reviewed prior to issue
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Good electrical, civil and mechanical design fundamentals
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, serial communications and other networking concepts
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience with technical drawings and CAD software required, Experience with SolidWorks Electrical preferred
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Good communication skills and previous experience interfacing with construction personnel
  • manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Knowledge of drafting standards and symbols
  • Solar, Fire Alarm, SCADA or PLC experience valuable
  • The ability to be a good listener, understand project scope and constraints, and find a complete solution
  • Excellent writing skills - most of your work will be written (email, documentation, etc.)
  • Excellent telephone mannerisms - some support will be provided over the phone
  • Windows and simple network troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to work autonomously

Work Environment:

  • Office Setting, primarily in cubicles
  • Moderate to high noise levels (i.e. business office with computers, phone, printers, moderate traffic)
  • Ability to sit or stand (standing desk provide upon request) at a computer terminal for an extended period

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate (talk/sign/type/write) and operate a computer, telephone (or alternative), keyboard (or typing device), etc.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work
  • Light to moderate lifting may be required
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required

Salary Range

$65,350.00 - $91,550.00

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.