SpanIO, based in San Francisco, is developing products to reduce the cost and complexity of adopting distributed energy systems. We are a group of engineers with a passion for building products that can deliver a positive impact on the environment while enhancing consumer experience. We believe that developing intelligent hardware and software that provides visibility and control at the edge-of-grid will be transformational to the energy sector.

We are backed by domain experts in energy, software, hardware, and consumer finance. We are leveraging our teams collective experience in power generation, energy conversion, controls, and system integration to develop our core product focused on enabling the rapid adoption of renewable energy.

Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 19, 2020
The Role Our Systems team is responsible for tying together the concurrent efforts at Span into a product that works with flawless consistency. Our team drives systems architecture, does systems integration, root causes problems, and builds internal infrastructure to support all these roles. As our first dedicated systems integration engineer, your responsibility will be to own the integration between the Span Panel and our growing list of technology partners. As our systems integration lead, you will become our in-house expert on how the inverters we integrate with work, from power electronics to firmware; how our panel integrates with them; and be the engineering face of Span to each of the companies we work with. Responsibilities Design and validate integrations between the Span Panel and multiple solar inverters and batteries Run functional test and characterization for the Span Panel (response times, accuracy, slew rate) Use fleet data to monitor device health...
Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2020
The Role  As the first dedicated service team member, you will oversee the design and implementation of Span’s support processes and best practices. You will be responsible for communicating with a diverse population from technically minded Span installers to the non-technical home owner and end users. You will be responsible for gathering data about problems, working with the engineering team to root cause and develop solutions, as well as continually communicating with customers until successful resolution. In addition to technical depth, the role will require empathy for customer needs and a drive to provide them the best experience. Responsibilities In this role, you will Be the initial touch point for our customers. Respond to support inquiries via phone, email, and chat. Attempt to recreate problems in the lab. Develop return material authorization(RMA) plan and train our installation partners to use the process. Work with suppliers to perform root cause...
Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2020
The Role We’ve developed a fantastic product for residential solar + storage customers, have seen strong initial commercial traction, and are looking to rapidly grow revenue by expanding our Sales & Business Development team. Span is seeking a Sales & Business Development Associate to source, sell to, and grow relationships with our solar installer partners as well as new emerging sales channels like custom home builders. You will be responsible for owning a primary revenue channel at Span and growing it to multiple times its current size. As our company scales, you will be expected to swiftly take on additional responsibility as an early member of our growing Business Development team.  In this role, you will: Own the sales funnel for solar and storage installation professionals - from finding the right contacts at conferences and trade shows, all the way through the sales cycle to negotiation of contracts and ensuring successful order volume. Build trusted, lasting...
Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2020
The Role The Span engineering team is made of passionate people with expertise in electronics, mechanical design, energy systems, and embedded software. We are seeking an experienced and driven electrical engineer to own critical electronic and electrical components of the Span panel through all stages of development. As the senior design engineer, you will be responsible for building reliable, cost-effective energy management hardware for the Span panel that will ship to market. In this role, you will: Own complex PCB/assembly designs. Design or specify magnetic components and wire harness assemblies. Collaborate with internal and external teams on specification of mechanical interfaces, thermal interfaces, and overall product function.\ Choose technologies and rapidly/efficiently validate bench-level prototypes. Develop and validate highly robust repeatable power and analog circuit topologies. Design power, mixed signal, and digital circuits and circuit...
Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2020
The Role We are seeking an experienced mobile engineer to build polished, user-friendly mobile applications for two categories of our customers: homeowners and product installers. Our mobile apps are the key to unlocking the potential of the Span panel for our users by giving them insights and never before available control over the energy usage of their homes. As the first dedicated mobile engineer, you will have the autonomy to chart the direction of the mobile experience and build a team to drive the development of your goals. In this role, you will: Set the direction, architecture and framework of Span's mobile experience Collaborate with product and design teams to understand customer needs and product requirements  Design, implement and test entire features in our React Native apps Partner with the firmware and backend engineers to build seamless integration with our hardware product As we are a startup, this list should be considered neither exhaustive...
Span.io San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2020
 If you don't see an open role that fits your experience but want to toss your hat in the ring, please submit your application below. We love to keep our ears open to opportunity. Life at Span Span is a startup based in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco.  We are a small, diverse team of creative thinkers. We value open communication, teamwork, and a make-it-happen attitude - no job is too big or too small.  We strive to make change by imagining what the future could be and building a product to complete that vision. We are looking to grow our team with talented people who are on the same mission to shape the future of energy.  Impacting the future as a small, agile team means putting in a lot of hard work and elbow grease so we work to make sure you are happy, healthy, and you look forward to coming to work.  Working at Span, you can expect: Competitive compensation  Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance  Sunny, airy office located close to BART...