Atlanta, GA, United States

Software Development Engineer (C++ and/or PLC)

 Job Description:

Are you looking forward to joining us in making an impact in cleaner, greener energy for big public & commercial transport solutions?

Curious about our mission? Check this 1-minute film starring our chargers at Schiphol:

The position:

Our Software Development Engineer  will be a key part of Heliox’s international development team responsible for the design and enhancement of our industry-leading heavy-duty-vehicle charging systems.

In this position, you are responsible for the development and improvement of our product designs. Responsibilities cover all aspects of the design including quality, cost, safety, performance, etc.  The targets for these design aspects are defined in the top-level requirements established at the beginning of each product development project. To realize these requirements, the systems engineer is responsible for developing documentation, developing designs, handling technical reviews, performing tolerance stack-up calculations, performing simulations, and performing testing as needed.


You will work closely with the rest of the development team as well as other departments to develop complete design packages. You report directly to the Director of Engineering.


Your tasks:

·       Building robust development and release systems.

·       Resolving issues discovered in deployed products via design improvements.

·       Improving process quality.

·       Designing new products and/or subsystems to meet customer requirements.

·       Visiting customer sites to better understand field issues.

·       Analyzing data to understand product use and failure modes.

·       Developing diagnostics.

·       Reporting on progress.


You are:

A tech-lover, you love technical challenges and you like to discover and resolve issues in our high-tech chargers.

You have a high sense of commitment, you can work independently and you work in line with health and safety standards and environmental regulations.

You are excellent in planning and organizing your work, and you are a dedicated team-player.

You have a strong work ethic.

You have an analytical mindset, you give honest and objective feedback, and you strive for the best result in your work.


Qualifications and requirements:

·       A Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in a technical field (in e.g.: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering (embedded preferred), or similar);

·       4+ years of working experience as a development engineer or similar role.

·       5+ years in Product Design.

·       Excellent computer skills

·       Excellent troubleshooting skills

·       Competent at reading schematics

·       Exposure to DCHV systems up to 1500V

·       Proficient English.


Knowledge of / experience with :

·       Working from requirements to deliver product or subsystem

·       Embedded software design

·       Product lifecycle management tools

  • Software testing (unit testing, google test, and cpu test)

·       Working knowledge of Linux

·       Functional understanding of revision control systems

·       In-depth knowledge of:

o   C and/or C++

o   advance programmable logic controller programming

o   design for manufacturability, serviceability, and reliability

o   electrical characteristics

·       Multiple controller systems and asynchronous operation

·       Awareness of safety regulations (NFPA 70E, OSHA)

·       Industry standards for charging:

o   SAE J1772 - SAE J3105 - UL 2202 - UL 2231 - UL 2251 - OCPP 1.6 and/or 2.0

·       Detailed understanding of the following:

o   CAN - RS232 - RS485 – SPI – Ethernet -  EtherCAT

o   Power Line Communication

·       Familiarity with the following tools is a plus:

o   Edrawings – Simulink – Navision - MS Teams


We offer:

·       A crucial role for a greener future and for the continuous growth of Heliox.

  • A direct-hire opportunity on a world class team. 

·       Competitive salaries and excellent fringe benefits such as a discretionary bonus (performance and result dependent), flexible working hours, 22 vacation days (FT) and 401K Match.

·       Growth and development through training / courses.


Recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit our newest Helioxers ourselves. We will not react to calls or emails, we know where to reach you in case we need help!


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Push the application button, upload your cv and answer 3 open questions     (cover letter is not needed, but you can upload one if you want).

Do you also want to be a Helioxer, but rather in a different position? Not all positions are posted.  Reach out and inquire.  Check out our career page and follow us on LinkedIn!


More about Heliox:

Heliox is the Global Market Leader in charging infrastructure for electric transport solutions. At this time our reliable and robust products are being used in the world’s largest opportunity charged e-bus projects. We also deploy fast-charging infrastructure for electric trucks, port equipment and marine transport as a turn-key solution.

Heliox is growing rapidly! Now, approximately 175 people are working at Heliox, but we expect to double that number by the end of 2022! Our (fast) charge systems have been installed in more than 20 countries all over the world. Over the last couple of years, we have won the prestigious FD Gazelle Award 4 times for fastest-growing company in the Netherlands. We have also won the VDV award for best electrical charging infrastructure and we are very proud of that.

Our core values are: Sustainable – Cooperative – Exploring – Sincere – Ambitious - Proud

  Required Skills:

Engineer Product Design Bonus Software Design Working Experience REST Software Engineering Calculations LinkedIn Unit Testing Customer Requirements Reliability Award Electrical Engineering Reviews Energy Product Development Infrastructure Software Development Regulations Programming Computer Science Troubleshooting C++ Linux Documentation Testing Software Engineering Design Communication Planning Science English Training Management