Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: USA - CA - San Jose
Division: Engineering
# of Openings: 1


Job Description: Principal Electrical Engineer

We are looking for Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team in one of today’s most exciting technologies.

Bloom faces an unprecedented opportunity to change the world and the way companies utilize energy. Our mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable globally.  Bloom’s Energy Server, delivers highly reliable and resilient, always-on electric power that is clean, cost-effective, and ideal for micro grid applications. We are helping companies power their primary business without disruption or combustion. Our customers include but are not limited to; manufacturing, data centers, healthcare, retail, colleges, and more! For more information, visit

Location: This position will be based in San Jose, CA

Role and Responsibilities:

  • New product development

  • Design and development of electrical and power electronic systems for grid parallel, stand-alone and storage applications

  • Collaborate with domestic and international teams to successfully develop electrical systems.

  • Start to finish ownership of total system electrical design - starting from concept phase to release to manufacturing and field support.

  • Vendor selection, specification development, design validation and acceptance testing

  • Design new adaptations or modifications to existing products to increase reliability, improve performance, and reduce costs.

  • Troubleshoot, define, and initiate corrective actions for field failures as well as production issues.

  • Guide and mentor junior engineers

    Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Electrical engineering degree (MS or Ph.D. preferred)

  • 10 or more years’ experience on electrical systems design

  • Application of sound electrical design fundamentals

  • Working knowledge in electrical power distribution including AC and DC systems, components - such as circuit breakers, relays, connectors, switches and harnesses.

  • Experienced with low voltage harness design and packaging

  • Awareness of NEC and UL standards relevant to the design of

  • Proficiency with EE tools such as oscilloscopes, power analyzers in troubleshooting high power, high voltage equipment in a laboratory environment as well as in field

  • Knowledge on quality tools like FMEA, RCA and fault tree analysis.

  • Ability to handle design responsibility for multiple projects

    Additional comments: Preferred Skill - Experience with high power systems (>100 kW)

    Simulation tools such as Matlab/Simulink

    About Bloom Energy:

    Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.


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