Internet of Things (IoT) Platform Engineer



Energy Vault

Energy Vault is the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage for grid resiliency. Applying conventional physics fundamentals of gravity and potential energy, the system combines an innovative crane design that lifts specially designed, massive composite blocks with a proprietary, cloud-based software platform which orchestrates the storage and discharge of electricity. Utilizing eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes at unprecedented economics, Energy Vault is accelerating the shift to a fully renewable world.


The Role

We are seeking a IoT Platform Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about creating a world class IoT platforms. This opportunity requires experience collecting and processing real-time data, as well as creating management tools for viewing the real-time data and monitoring a system of industrial mechanical, electrical, and sensor components. You will be responsible for implementing data collection, data flow, and monitoring logic large scale power production systems including Energy Vault’s gravity storage solutions. If you are motivated by developing an IoT platform that will enable the global transition to renewable energy and committed to teamwork, innovation, and learning you will thrive in this role.

This role involves building an IoT platform that will manage, collect, and analyze data from a suite of sensors and Industrial Control Systems. The IoT platform will also ingest data from disparate sources to provide predictive services to optimize operation and management of gravity storage systems. You should have a strong working knowledge of data flow and IoT ecosystems, libraries, tools, and services. Experience with AWS IoT Core, AWS Greengrass, and MQTT is highly desired. You should also be proficient in Python, Linux command line and capable of developing in a modern DevOps environment that leverages Git, unit testing, continuous integration and automated testing systems. This role includes collaborating with company leadership, customers, and engineers from many disciplines to deliver a world-class software and services platform the unlocks the power of gravity storage.


you will do

  • Build business logic systems to collect data from industrial control systems, sensors and other disparate sources.
  • Build tools for deployment of code to PLCs, servers and cloud compute services to control, manage and monitor industrial systems components.
  • Build data pipeline tools for streaming of real-time IoT data.
  • Build internal tools for consumption of IoT data.
  • Assist in the design and creation of a command tooling suite for industrial control systems and sensors.
  • Develop new features for data collection and data processing for industrial control systems and sensors.
  • Write, audit, and improve our test coverage, both with unit tests of on-sensor logic and end-to-end system tests.
  • Improve performance and data collection abilities of gravity storage systems.
  • Profile and improve system performance.
  • Train new team members.

Candidate should possess

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, networking and network topology, and deductive problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in developing data collection and data flow logic with deep experience in Python, NodeJS, C, C++, or Java (Strong preference will be given to candidates with extensive Python experience)
  • Proficiency implementing AWS IoT services including IoT Core and IoT Greengrass
  • Proficiency developing and implementing software using cloud-based compute and storage services such as AWS Lambda, AWS EC2 and AWS S3.
  • Experience implementing AWS services such as Kinesis, SageMaker, SiteWise, Glue, CloudSearch and Redshift are highly desired but not required.
  • Experience with Graphana or other dashboard applications is highly desired but not required
  • Ability to develop front-end software applications that visualize data from our IoT ecosystem with relevant frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, Thyme Leaf, or Jest highly desired but not required.
  • We’re looking for someone who is comfortable with a fast-moving environment and can learn quickly.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%, required.
  • A passion for carbon neutrality by 2050.

At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.



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