Reference : 571413

Controls Research Engineer

  • Research and Development
  • United States
    Faribault
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/15/2019

Position description

SAGE is all about its people, its products and its company culture. The vision of the company is to deliver a durable, reliable and high-performance energy-saving electrochromic product for buildings and to provide a healthier indoor environment for their occupants. Its award winning electronically tintable glass solution is second-to-none and recognized by Green Building, Inc. as one of the top ten green building products available on the market place.

SageGlass R&D group works with customers, Saint-Gobain R&D team, and manufacturing team members to develop next generation products and process for Sage electrochromic glass. You will join the control research team to develop next generation control technologies to tint Sage dynamic glass fast and accurately, as well as transform our glass to intelligent agent and integrate with building automation system to further improve building efficiency and tenant visual and thermal comfort.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Control oriented electrical model development and maintenance for SageGlass electrochromic glass
  • Control algorithm development and prototyping for SageGlass electrochromic glass
  • Design of Experiment and device testing for control technology validation;
  • Test Results processing and analysis and sharing with other team members in both verbal and written format;
  • Literature and Intellectual Property (IP) survey regarding electrochromic glass control
  • Documentation and Reporting

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree with 2+ experience in electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical engineering, or related engineering background OR Ph.D. degree with 0+ experience in electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical engineering, or related engineering background

Competencies Required:

  • Good communication skills in English, both written and oral

  • Passionate, self-driven team player with "can-do" attitude

  • Work in an agile environment accountable to deliver results

  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a cross functional team

Tools and Techniques:

  • Experience with Python and MATLAB/Simulink is required

  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis, preferred with COMSOL, is a strong plus

  • Experience with control and signal processing algorithm development is required

  • Experience of dynamic system modeling and simulation is required

  • Experience with image/signal processing is a strong plus

  • Experience with embedded system and C/C++ is a plus

 

Additional description

Perks, Benefits and Compensation:

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with an amazing culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. If hired you can expect;

  • Strong Compensation & Bonus Plan
  • Full Medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Outstanding Culture!

Who are we ?

SageGlass® is the pioneer of the world’s smartest electrochromic glass and is transforming the indoor experience for people by connecting the built and natural environments. Electronically tintable SageGlass controls sunlight to optimize daylight, outdoor views and comfort while preventing glare, fading and overheating without the need for blinds or shades. SageGlass dramatically reduces energy demand and the need for HVAC by blocking up to 91 percent of solar heat. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, SageGlass is backed by more than 350 years of building science expertise that only the world leader in sustainable environments can provide.

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