Companies you'll love to work for

Prelude Ventures
Prelude Ventures

Manager, Test Infrastructure

Form Energy

Form Energy

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Form Energy.
Other Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description:

The Development Test group, part of Engineering within the Technology org at Form, is instrumental in providing battery testing platforms and services across all of Form's facilities and is invaluable in delivering and scaling our technology.

Form Energy is hiring a Manager of Test Infrastructure in Somerville, MA. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Test Operations, you lead a team of multidisciplinary engineers for cell cycling test system development and deployment efforts and, will collaborate and interface with partner teams, cell and component design teams, product teams, program management, and test engineering to roadmap cell cycling capabilities to deliver critical test system capabilities enabling design verification plans and meet the vision, driving to commercialize our ground-breaking iron-air chemistry.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape our battery testing and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and grow a world-class, multidisciplinary engineering team that delivers critical test systems enabling the advancement of Form Energy’s cell and product development efforts

  • Collaborate with partner teams to create and socialize your vision of the future of Massachusetts battery testing and organize the team to make it happen

  • Develop, implement, and enforce our internal test system development process through robust engineering best practices from requirements to final verification

  • Support, develop, and manage, test system development and deployment plans while fostering the growth of Form’s engineers through live coaching, technical training, review processes, and informal support

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or equivalent field

  • 5 plus years of management experience with multidisciplinary development teams (5-15 mechanical, electrical, software, and systems engineers)

  • 10 plus years of experience working in test system design and development, preferably in electrochemical device development or manufacturing

  • Well-developed collaboration, effective delegation, leadership, and mentoring skills along with technical abilities and a culture addition

  • A passion for contributing to solving complex problems, a desire to make an impact, and the ability to lead from the front and the back


Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Form Energy.