Electronics – Responsible Systems Engineer in Christchurch

Job description

Our customer is a pioneer in the solar industry developing revolutionary technology that turns sunlight into a reliable and efficient source of energy. Today, their main product which is a cutting-edge microinverter works with virtually every solar panel made, and when paired with their award-winning smart battery technology, it results in one of the best performing clean energy systems worldwide.

Currently, we are looking to attract a visionary person who will suit the position of Responsible Systems Engineer and be working alongside their ever-growing R&D team in Wigram, Christchurch. The team is made up of 80+ engineers and support staff that work closely with colleagues in other R&D facilities in California, Texas and Bangalore.

Responsibilities and duties

Overall duties:

– Be responsible for the successful delivery of large system developments.

– Reporting to Senior Stakeholders on progress and issues.

– Ensuring all component tech leads work together with a systems mindset.

– Ensuring system interfaces and architectures are delivered to specification by working closely with cross-functional leaders.

– Making key decisions regarding system architectures and designs.

– Leading triages and reviews to ensure issues and tasks have the right priority.

– Leading small teams as required

Lead Systems engineering functions including:

– Approval of interface specifications, systems-level control architectures and designs.

– Being involved with product design cycles.

– Lead hardware and software systems modelling and simulation.

– Generate reports and be able to present data, and to report bugs.

– Assists with other requirements.

– Mentor junior members of the team

Skills and experience

Ideal attributes for the right candidate:

– ME/MSc or PhD in electrical engineering, computer engineer or related.

– Hands-on experience with electrical and electronics systems.

– Excellent communication skills

– Experience in technical leadership.

– Experience with Python or similar high-level coding.

It would be an advantage to have:

– Experience in Git, Jira and Confluence.

– Mechanical, hands-on experience.

– Understanding of new product development.

– Ability to develop test scripts.

– Controlling test equipment using GPIB, TCP/IP, USB, RS232 or related communication protocols.

– Ability to interact with databases for retrieving test records and writing test results.

Opportunity Overview




Upon experience



Recruitment manager

Jose Delgado

Contact Info

recruitment@tempsnz.com 02102336406

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