Director of Engineering - Remote

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary $180,000 - $230,000 + 30% bonus
LocationUnited States of America
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameRhys Elliott

Job description

​Director of Engineering

Our client, a leading US Solar and BESS company, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Engineering to lead their engineering team in driving innovation and delivering sustainable energy solutions. This is an exceptional opportunity for a visionary leader with a strong technical background and a passion for renewable energy to join a cutting-edge organization at the forefront of the clean energy revolution.


  1. Leadership and Strategy:

  • Provide strategic direction and technical leadership to the engineering team, aligning their efforts with the company's goals and objectives.

  • Develop and implement an engineering roadmap that drives innovation, efficiency, and continuous improvement in product development and project execution.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and execute product development strategies, ensuring alignment with market demands and business objectives.

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, excellence, and continuous learning within the engineering team.

  1. Team Management:

  • Build and lead a high-performing engineering team, attracting top talent and nurturing their professional growth.

  • Define clear roles, responsibilities, and performance expectations for team members, fostering a collaborative and empowering work environment.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, supporting their skill development and career advancement.

  • Foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the engineering organization.

  1. Technical Excellence:

  • Ensure the development and delivery of high-quality, innovative solar and BESS solutions, meeting industry standards and customer requirements.

  • Drive the adoption of best practices and industry standards for engineering design, testing, and quality assurance.

  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies in the solar and energy storage industry, evaluating their potential applications and guiding the company's technical roadmap.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive product and technology innovation, ensuring a competitive edge in the market.

  1. Project Management:

  • Oversee the successful execution of engineering projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.

  • Collaborate with project management teams to optimize project workflows, resource allocation, and risk mitigation strategies.

  • Provide technical expertise and support to project teams, resolving engineering challenges and ensuring successful project delivery.

  • Foster effective communication and collaboration with internal stakeholders, external partners, and customers throughout the project lifecycle.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred.

  • Proven experience (minimum 10 years) in engineering leadership roles within the solar or renewable energy industry.

  • Deep understanding of solar PV systems, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and related technologies.

  • Strong track record of leading and managing cross-functional engineering teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation, execute projects, and deliver high-quality products on time and within budget.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to align technical strategies with commercial objectives.

  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards, regulations, and best practices.

  • Passion for renewable energy and a strong commitment to sustainability.

If you are an ambitious and accomplished engineering leader seeking an opportunity to shape the future of clean energy, this role offers a platform for impactful contributions and professional growth. Join our client's visionary team and be a part of the movement towards a sustainable and green future.