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. Southern California, CA, USA
Sep 23, 2020
The Role  We are seeking an experienced certified electrician to train installers about the installation and service of the Span Panel.  The role will be a combination of training, product development, sales support, quality inspection, and service in order to support Span Panel deployments to new and existing homes. In this role, travel will be essential to ensure successful installations to our Southern California regions. Travel to Arizona is also foreseeable. You will cross-functionally collaborate with our headquarters in San Francisco to work with product development team and support installations remotely, and onsite as needed.   Responsibilities  Assist in the development and maintenance of training content Perform classroom and on-the-job installation and service training  Provide input to ensure design and installation complies with National Electrical Code Commission systems and diagnose installation-related problems Routinely funnel... San Francisco, CA
Sep 16, 2020
The Role We are seeking an experienced and driven power electronics architect to lead development of a market leading hybrid inverter through all stages of development. As the power electronics architect, you will rely on your past experience bringing converters to market to lead Span’s develop a state of the art power electronics package that pairs with the Span Panel. Further, you will be tasked with finding a team to support the development of this exciting product. In this role, you will: Define system architecture and create engineering requirements for power electronics converter for use in residential solar and battery storage applications. Own full product lifecycle: specification, design, prototype, certification, reliability, validation, and manufacturing. Collaborate with mechanical, electronics design, and firmware engineering teams to successfully to design, validate and manufacture power converters. Architect and model of power converters.... San Francisco, CA
Aug 13, 2020
The Role  We are looking for a passionate engineering program manager with experience working with both hardware and software teams. You will develop and own program schedules from prototype to customer release, partnering effectively with multiple technology teams, and managing deliverables for critical milestones. This will involve allocating work, highlighting resource needs, finding efficiency improvements, and communicating timeline changes across the organization . In this role, you will: Define and drive product development and release schedules to meet the company’s business goals; inclusive of but not limited to mechanical, electrical, firmware, backend, and mobile. Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams across software, hardware, product, and business. Identify interdependencies in complex systems. Anticipate risks throughout the development of products and services, develop mitigation plans. Report the status of... San Francisco, CA
Jun 18, 2020
The Role The Span engineering team is made of experienced, passionate people with expertise in electronics, mechanical design, energy systems, and embedded software. We are seeking a passionate mechanical engineer to join the hardware development team of SPAN. As a mechanical engineer, you will rely on your past experience in mechanical design and manufacturing processes to assist Span’s hardware design, testing, and manufacturing efforts.  In this role, you will: Model and design components using a variety of materials (plastic, metal, and glass). Collaborate with internal and external teams. Build prototype components and assemblies. Develop and perform tests related to compliance, environmental, and reliability. Create detailed 2D drawings using GD&T when applicable. Work with contract manufacturers to have parts made to specification, to improve quality and yield. Analyze design for tolerance stack up, manufacturing, assembly, and service to improve... San Francisco, CA
Jun 12, 2020
The Role  We are looking for a passionate software product manager with experience in internet connected hardware and/or smart home products where the main customer interface is through a mobile device. You will be responsible for the vision, detailed product requirements, and use cases for Span’s existing and future software products. This includes the two existing mobile apps for homeowners and installers as well as future web platforms developed to support the product. You will constantly be testing the product to validate that features match expectations, understand product gaps, and look for improvements. You will evaluate integration opportunities between Span and distributed energy systems, smart home devices, as well as other energy management services. You will create a close relationship with all Span team members and many of our customers as some of the best product features often originate from unexpected places. You will work with the software team to... 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... 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... 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...