Hardware technician / lab engineer

Hardware Engineering
Campbell, CA USA (HQ)
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About Tigo

Tigo is the worldwide leader in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) with innovative solutions that significantly enhance safety, increase energy production, and decrease operating costs of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Tigo’s TS4 platform maximizes the benefit of PV systems and provides customers with the most scalable, versatile, and reliable MLPE solution available.

Tigo was founded in Silicon Valley in 2007 to accelerate the adoption of solar energy worldwide. Tigo systems operate on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy daily.

We need top-notch individuals with a passion for solving complex problems and bringing renewable energy to the masses. Members of the team enjoy rewarding salaries, excellent benefits, an uninhibited work culture, and the satisfaction of helping to reduce the world’s dependency on fossil fuels. We work hard knowing our results will impact the affordability, reliability, and safety of clean and renewable energy systems.

Job Description

Tigo Energy is looking for experienced electrician or technician to work with our top engineers at our R&D facility in Campbell, CA.

Tigo builds hardware and software intelligence into solar PV energy installations, making them more efficient, more manageable, and safer. By maximizing the energy output of each individual PV module, Tigo’s advanced balance of system products deliver lower cost of ownership and faster return on investment for existing and new solar installations.


  • Work with certification team for testing activities according to the certification standards requirements with various certification labs (UL, TUV and CSA…..)
  • Able to follow and execute UL compliance testing support of various grid-tied ESS PV inverter and associated sub systems design in the lab environment
  • Responsible for compatibility testing with PV Inverters functions and our Optimizers/RSD.
  • Responsible of installing and commissioning Optimizers/RSD units and PV inverters on test sites and support product development team with their field testing needs.
  • Must be capable of wiring and assembly of electrical components/fixtures. Electrical panel wiring experience is preferred.
  • Capable of handling electrical systems from low voltages to 480 VAC.
  • Familiarity with test equipment (DVM, O-Scope) for measurement purposes.
  • Ability to learn and work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.


  • Associates degree and/or vocational program in engineering or electrical technologies preferred.
  • 1-3 years of related testing experience preferred with electrical and mechanical background. Prior testing experience with PV systems, PV inverter is a plus.
  • Ability to effectively review, understand, and convey technical information.
  • Experience operating hand and power tools, soldering and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Good analytical ability and problem-solving skills and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to identify electrical hazards and execute proper safety procedures.
  • Ability to occasionally handle up to 50 lbs.

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