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Battery Systems Engineering Manager

Natron Energy

Natron Energy

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024
Natron Energy is seeking a Systems Engineering Manager to lead the development of our Battery Packs for Data Center UPS and other applications. As the Systems leader, you will be responsible for product definition, working cross-functionally to establish stakeholder needs, establishing system behaviors and architecture, and ultimately defining the product requirements. You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and play a lead role in the development of your team’s capabilities.
You will partner closely with Reliability and Test in the mapping requirements onto verification and validation, Quality on documentation and process, and be closely aligned with Product Management, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain to ensure a successful design.

Experience and Skills

  • Communication skills: you will report to the Director of Product Engineering and be expected to provide clear communications to leadership about your teams progress. You will need to be a strong cross-functional partner that can fulfill their deliverables.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills: experience mentoring and managing engineers as they grow their skillsets and enhance their impact on the team.
  • Knowledge leader in product development and systems engineering: HV architecture, DFMEA and PFMEA, identification of critical-to-quality characteristics, requirement definition and documentation, 8D, 5Y, Ishikawa, FTA, and other related engineering disciplines.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with high voltage systems. You should be familiar with relevant topics including safe handling, creepage and clearance, arc flash, cell protection strategies, fuse curves, and be able to supervise and train engineers to safely perform tear-downs and failure analysis.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, in engineering, preferably mechanical, electrical, or related field.
  • Over 5 years of experience in electromechanical product design with at least 3 years of that experience being in a leadership role.


  • This is a regular, full time position.
  • Employee must work on-site in Santa Clara, CA.

Compensation/Pay Transparency

  • Disclaimer: The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from posted ranges based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, internal equity and alignment with market data, and other legitimate business reasons, including, but not limited to, compliance with applicable immigration law prevailing wages.
  • In addition, Natron Energy has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan with Match, Life Insurance, Parental Leave Benefits, Discretionary Time Off (DTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) for Exempt and Non-Exempt employees respectively, and 11 paid holidays.
  • The salary range for this position is a minimum of $173,500 and a maximum of $204,000.
About Us:
Natron Energy ( is the future of energy storage. Our battery products solve operations performance and reliability problems for the world’s biggest electricity customers. Our initial products target markets exceeding twenty-five billion dollars including data centers, oil & gas, EV fast charging, and commercial aviation. We have additional products in development for larger markets including commercial and residential grid storage. Our products are based on sodium-ion cells containing Prussian blue electrodes that deliver unique power, cycle life, and safety: full discharge and recharge in just minutes all from a nonflammable, fault-tolerant system.
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