DVT Validation & QA Manager

Engineering Bangalore, India


Enphase Energy is a global energy technology company and leading provider of solar, battery, and electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology, which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, the Enphase Energy System helps people make, use, save, and sell their own power. Enphase is also one of the fastest growing and innovative clean energy companies in the world, with approximately 68 million products installed across more than 145 countries.               


We are building teams that are designing, developing, and manufacturing next-generation energy technologies and our work environment is fast-paced, fun and full of exciting new projects.                


If you are passionate about advancing a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase!               

About the role

We are looking for a DVT Validation & QA Manager to join our growing team.  

What you will do  

  • Oversee the DVT execution plan and provide technical direction to the electronics hardware DVT, firmware DVT, and system DVT (understanding of mobile app or cloud DVT is a plus)
  • Develop test strategies & plans to assure Enphase’s portable energy solutions firmware functions per engineering requirements and design specifications.
  • Develop and execute test strategies to ensure safety and optimal functionality for Enphase’s portable energy solution product to meet worldwide standards.
  • Design and implement automated test systems in Python and Ruby enabling continuous integration of the firmware development team and regression testing.
  • Collaborate with the hardware, firmware, and systems engineers to assure firmware is designed for test and requirements.
  • Confer with other Quality Assurance teams, Development and Product Management to participate in project planning and ensure the effective testing of Enphase’s products within design constraints.
  • Use test automation, power meters, oscilloscopes, DC supplies and other lab test equipment to ensure complete functional, efficiency, and safety testing coverage for Enphase’s portable energy solution’s hardware and firmware.
  • Coach and train new members of technical staff on Enphase’s test equipment, procedures, and automation software.
  • Troubleshoot the system failures encountered during DVT and analyze root cause for the failures.
  • Work with development team to aid fixing the failures encountered during system DVT.
  • Responsible for documentation of test plans and test reports managed in JAMA and Arena.
  • Read system DVT plan and files as well as system documents to aid troubleshooting during system DVT in tools like JAMA, JIRA
  • Database management for test results, test data analysis in Arena either manually or using python-based data analysis script.

Who you are and what you bring:  


  • BS/MS Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience: B.S. and 15+ years’ experience outside of university or Masters and 12+ years or PhD and 8+ years  
  • Experience with Lithium-Ion Battery safety, testing and design.
  • Experience with characterization and qualification of intentional radiators: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Cellular.
  • Experience with use of Tools like JAMA, JIRA (or similar tools like Agile, DOORs, Polarian) and Arena
  • 3+ years of Python programming controlling test equipment and analysing data.
  • 8+ years’ experience in a similar (non-academic) role as an embedded software or firmware test/QA engineer
  • Experience through the various stages of embedded software or firmware design, implementation, test, deployment, and maintenance.
  • In depth knowledge of relevant worldwide standards such as UL2743, IEEE 1547, 1741SA, CA Rule 21, HECO SRD 1.1, AS/NZS 4777.2:2015, BIS, IEC 62109, UL1973, and UL9540 standards.
  • Knowledgeable in worldwide electrical advanced grid functions and faults conditions
  • In-depth familiarity with AC grid simulators and solar panel simulators
  • High volume product development


Work location:  
  • Bangalore - India