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SaaS (Software as a Service) R&D leader in IoT-based battery ESS or EV industry, Director or Senior Director

Element Energy

Element Energy

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Element Energy is a dynamic startup company reimagining energy storage and battery management. Our breakthrough algorithms and our patented control systems solve critical battery safety and performance issues in the multi-billion-dollar large-scale grid storage and electric vehicle battery markets. Our products mitigate the risk of industry-threatening battery fires while also increasing their performance and longevity, with the goal of providing essential technologies to enable the widespread adoption of clean renewable energy and “the electrification of everything” movement that is changing the world’s energy infrastructure.

Role and designation

SaaS (software as a service) software R&D leader in IoT-based battery ESS or EV industry, Director or Senior Director


Element Energy is seeking a senior leader (Director or Senior Director) with substantial industry experience to join our engineering and technology teams working for commercial web/app-based SaaS services integrated with our innovative ESS architecture and BMS. Our SaaS is managed on various Cloud infrastructure for large-scale IOT fleet of Lithium-ion batteries managed by our Adaptive BMS (ABMS). Roles will include development of Cloud-centric software as product that manages a large number of ABMS systems, new commissioning/subscription to SaaS, large-scale IOT data, deployment of cost-effective scaling of Cloud resources, traffic optimization, information & data security, etc. Responsibilities also include development of SaaS scenarios, services and features that are defined by customers in a user-friendly and cost-effective manner. This position requires day-to-day co-working with Product Managers in system and application as well as with software engineers in data engineering & ai software where frequent, on-demand new feature/function deployments occur as part of regular business operations. This is a unique opportunity for someone who is passionate and experienced in building an integrated SaaS platform of ESS applications and services for next-generation battery management. The person will be involved in the complete software development life cycle from product/system concept through to services for customers.


· 10+ years of experience in battery ESS or renewable energy SaaS software development

· 10+ years of experience in building commercial cloud-based services for large-size IOT data and fleet

· 10+ years of experience in hands-on full-stack development of multi-tenant cloud services

· 5+ years of track records of successful operation of cloud with high RAM (reliability, availability, maintainability) scores aligned with business goals and objectives

· 5+ years of experience in collaboration with AI-driven software products as essential part of the commercial cloud services

· 5+ years of experience in managing customer feedback and user experience on cloud/web-based services

· Mature managerial experience in managing, evaluating and collaborating with consultants and contractors for Cloud/web development

· Track record of successful project and team management for software development projects, with strong communications and delivery on-time and on-budget

· MS or higher degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

· Industry certifications preferred such as professional Cloud/Data engineering or similar


Software & SaaS development

· Software for SaaS scenarios, services and features associated with ABMS products

· Design of features and functions of web/app for commercial SaaS for predictive/prescriptive O&M

· Software to conduct fleetwide, real-time ESS asset monitoring and control

· Web/app software that shows ESS asset status, metrics & visualization, automated O&M feedback

(machine to human, m2h)

· Autonomous software to send feedback to and control ESS assets under management (machine to machine, m2m)

· Automated subscription & un-subscription management toward new CLB products and end of life products

· Ai-based software functionality design in association with ML Ops aspects

· Metrics and visualization for various aspects for operation, performance and other algorithms

· Big IOT data management over 10s of GB from many containers of ESS assets everyday

· Service/Feature adaptation & aggregation in a multi-tenanted web/app environment

R&D operation and resource management

· Regular internal & external evaluation of functionality, performance, cost, etc.

· Participating in regular cross-functional collaboration with software engineering teams

· Troubleshoot and rapid response to software & systems related issues, especially from the field

Preferred Skills

· High literacy in web stack programming languages, particularly in back-end PHP, java, etc. for web and app operation environments

· Competency in designing optimized architecture for commercial web/app services and software

· High literacy in cloud services, features and functions of AWS, Azure or GCP

· Competency in developing business-centric performance metrics for battery ESS

· Competency in design of user interface and interaction structure for battery ESS for utility

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Element Energy is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.