Atlanta, GA, United States

Lead Control Systems Engineer

 Job Description:

Heliox - Future-proof rapid charging solutions driving a cleaner tomorrow

Heliox is a market leader in the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure sector, with a leading E-mobility platform to support the change within Urban Transportation. We provide world class Smart Energy Management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast changing e-mobility landscape.

E-mobility is an exciting, fast growing new market; our chargers keep electric buses and trucks "on the go". Taking on this role will mean that you can make an immediate contribution to a more sustainable future, with cleaner air in urban life and lower global emissions as a result.

Are you looking forward to making an impact in cleaner, greener energy for big public & commercial transport solutions? Then join our energetic, international team!

Position Summary

The Controls Engineer is responsible for design, development, and testing of control functions spanning across all EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) with controls content. This position provides a unique opportunity to interact with all EVSE subsystems with controls content, and thus quickly gain a broad understanding of charging industry and operation through design, implementation, and hands-on testing of control functions on simulator and EVSE. The successful controls engineer will efficiently capture and decompose requirements, define interfaces, implement, and test assigned features and functions. Participate in system level FMEAs and system safety analyses. Conduct design reviews and defend recommendations. Use data from fielded EVSE to provide duty cycles for sub-system and component design inputs

Position Responsibilities

  • Deliver documentation or designs as required, capture requirements and use cases as required
  • Develop test procedures to validate functionality (unit test, SIL, etc.)
  • Create test plan definition for new products with continuous feedback for new hardware/software revisions
  • Working knowledge of working with high power/high voltage products.
  • Work with suppliers, and various Charge Point Operators.
  • Work effectively in a fast paced, complex technical environment with high adaptability and flexibility
  • Work with product managers, project managers and technical teams in order to deliver high-quality products that meet business objectives
  • Ability to Travel 10-25%

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 4 years of related engineering experience, or advanced degree with 4-6 years control engineering experience.
  • Preparation of system design descriptions, logic diagrams and functional block diagrams, specifications, and material requisitions.
  • Define interfaces among control applications within software
  • Prepare and present technical design decisions and results to internal and external stakeholders as necessary
  • Demonstrated experience with model-based control verification and validation tools and practices, including but not limited to model-in-the-loop (MIL), software-in-the-loop (SIL), and hardware-in-the-loop (SIL) and rapid prototyping.
  • Proficiency in IEC 61131-3 Ladder programming language (PLC CodeSys 2 and 3)
  • Expertise in Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, and Python
  • Good fundamental programming skills & practices, including: development, debug, start-up, revision control & state control programming structure
  • Basic understanding of Electrical Schematics
  • Experience with one or multiple communications protocols like CAN, BACnet, Modbus, TCP/IP using wired or wireless.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with cross-functional teams and external customers.
  • Continuous learner motivated to stay current on competitor solutions, customer needs, new technology



We offer you:

A challenging and pivotal role within a scale-up company with a mission to make the world a better place. We have an open environment where you can continuously develop yourself. We offer health benefits, a company bonus (based on company and personal performance ), 401K Match, flexible working hours, training opportunities and other benefits.

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About Heliox

Heliox provides world-class smart energy management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast-changing e-mobility landscape. We are working towards a sustainable world where a seamless charging experience is a standard for every electric vehicle, transforming the way we power our everyday.

Heliox is the market leader in fast charging systems within electric vehicles (EV), public transport, e-trucks, marine, mining and port equipment. Operating globally, Heliox' HQ is in the Netherlands, with local presence in Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and the United States.

Sustainability is what drives us, and here are some numbers we're proud of:

  • Powering over 25000 commercial EVs
  • Across 40 cities and 20 countries
  • 3000 carbon tons savings
  • 6000 daily high power charge session

Our Core Values:

  • Sustainable: We seek long-term solutions to help businesses transition to sustainable electric mobility.
  • Cooperative: We work closely with a diverse group of partners to ensure we deliver on our promises.
  • Exploring: We are an innovative company that harnesses new technology and pushes boundaries.
  • Ambitious: We aim to go the extra mile for our clients, partners, the environment, both local and global and for each other.
  • Proud: We care deeply about our coworkers, clients, partners, the environment and the projects we work on.

At Heliox, we're committed to equal employment opportunity and we prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender , gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

  Required Skills:

Bonus Requisitions Diagrams Mining Religion Operators BASIC Sustainability Interfaces Savings Energy Validation Features Reviews Matlab Transportation Travel Supply Interpersonal Skills Infrastructure Specifications Mathematics C++ Programming Python Suppliers Documentation Software Preparation Testing Engineering Design Communication Business Science Training Management