Senior Systems Engineer - Solar Mounting

Senior Systems Engineer - Solar Mounting

Senior Systems Engineer - Solar Mounting

Senior Systems Engineer - Solar Mounting

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Who We Are

Enstall is the world’s largest provider of rooftop solar mounting hardware. Solar installers have depended on us to secure more than 3.5 Gigawatts of solar per year on residential, commercial, and industrial roofs. Our brands in the United States include industry leaders, EcoFasten, IronRidge, PanelClaw, and QuickMount.

Enstall is seeking a Solar Mounting, Senior Systems Engineer who will advance Enstall’s industry leading certification and compatibility process to ensure exceptional installer experience and best in class permitting experience. The Senior Systems Engineer will coordinate with module, inverter, balance of system, and building product manufacturers to qualify product compatibility and compliance to various standards. You will be a key member of the Product Development and Innovation Team.

Enstall is a fast-growing, industry leading company, developing products for the renewable energy industry for multiple solar business units. We are looking for hands on, creative, enthusiastic, and proactive people who will support our vision “A world with solar on every roof top” by developing exciting customer preferred products and experiences.

What You'll Do

  • Working within a dynamic product development & innovation team, responsible for leading the development of new best in class mounting system solutions

  • Create a streamlined module, inverter, balance of system and building products compatibility process for Enstall

  • Manage compatibility meetings, documentation, testing, samples, and certification with 3rd party manufacturers

  • Lead jurisdiction specific certification projects

  • Support product UL certification projects

  • Run mechanical, electrical, environmental and performance tests, using environmental chambers, tensile testers, load cells, power supplies, and other measuring/data acquisition/testing equipment to best suit the test objectives

  • Craft test plans, collect and summarize detailed data for all tests and write test reports

  • Working cross-functionally with customers, product design, manufacturing, quality, product management, and marketing teams.

What You'll Bring

  • BS Engineering or related degree

  • Minimum 5 years of Product Testing, Certification in solar or related industries

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate across functional groups and diverse audiences, while working in a dynamic team and project focused environment.

  • Excellent project management aptitude

  • Solid knowledge of Module technology, certification, and applications

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a dynamic team environment to think creatively and take on traditional problems in new and better ways

  • Experience with UL, ASTM, IEC, NEC, IBC, ASCE and other relevant PV industry codes and standards

  • Construction and fabrication experience

  • Ability to travel as much as 25% of your time


  • MS Engineering or related degree

  • Expertise with the National Electrical Code

  • Strong understanding of the product development phase/gate process

  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD software

  • Experience and knowledge in statistical methods, design of experiments, fire testing, FMEA, DVT, HALE/HALT, large scale structural testing, fatigue testing, cyclic testing, joint and assembly testing, metallurgical analyses, materials characterization, destructive and non-destructive test methods, galvanic corrosion, and other failure modes unique to long term outdoor exposure of metallic and plastic components

  • Strong knowledge in test equipment programming, automation, and data acquisition

  • Familiarity with commercial solar racking solutions as well as project engineering and construction

  • Expertise in common outdoor structural materials, their grades and heat treatments including steel, aluminum, wood, plastics, etc.

Where You'll Be Located
This position is a hybrid position based out of Hayward, CA. Candidates must be able to commute to our Hayward office weekly

Physical Demands
This role requires travel to project sites, to other Enstall US office locations, and interaction with a wide range of personnel and site conditions. The employee is regularly required sit, stand, walk, crawl, kneel, and climb for extended periods, as well as use his/her hands to lift, handle, and feel various materials, components, and assemblies. Site visits often require the employee to climb ladders, spend time on flat and pitched roofs in extreme heat or cold, and understand and adhere to safety protocols for different situations. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

What We’ll Offer
In addition to a competitive benefit package, we offer all team members paid time off (PTO), development opportunities, educational assistance, 12 observed company holidays, paid parental leave, and a collaborative, inclusive culture.

We offer competitive compensation determined by each individual's relevant experience, skills, education and location. We anticipate the base salary for this position to be between $120,000 -$129,000, if located in the California market. In addition to base salary, Enstall employees are eligible for either an annual bonus or commission, depending on their position. If your desired salary falls outside of these rates, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.

Who We Hire
Enstall is a global organization and places high value on creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, providing equal opportunity for all applicants and staff. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at or by phone at 510-278-9353. Enstall will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

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