Systems Engineer

Engineering Coeur d'Alene, Idaho


Systems Engineer

Location: Spokane, WA / Coeur d’Alene, ID

Company Overview:

Based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, KORE Power is a leading developer of high-density, high-voltage energy storage solutions for global utility, industrial and mission-critical markets.

KORE Power designs and manufactures the industry-leading, 1500V Mark 1 Energy Storage System. Developed to lower installation and operation costs with higher efficiency, the Mark 1 includes proprietary NMC cells and modules, with innovative safety features, managed and optimized by the Mark 1 BMS.

KORE Power serves the growing demand for applications such as replacing fossil fuel peaker plants, wind and solar plus storage projects, Microgrid optimization, behind-the-meter C&I, E-Mobility, mining energy solutions and the Military.

Position Overview:

KORE Power, Inc. is seeking a Systems Engineer to own all aspects of product design across multiple regions within KORE’s existing products and new product development programs. This role is expected to have a large degree of autonomy and will be required to plan work and meet schedules, providing frequent and effective communication to stakeholders. Working within a small team and a structured product development process, cross-functional collaboration will be critically important (and actively encouraged).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Champion the creation of Product Requirements to meet Market Requirements
  • Participate in product roadmap planning
  • Own the system architecture, requirements, and interfaces
  • Analyze architectural and sub-system design trade-offs to meet requirements within program constraints
  • Design and execute requirements traceability and verification plan
  • Participates on project teams to develop clear specifications, evaluates feasibility of concepts, and serves as primary resource for design teams on system questions and decisions related to new product development
  • Creates and reviews designs and models
  • Coordinates, monitors and documents project designs, estimates, and costs.
  • Complete project deliverables and monitor project schedule and scope changes to assure team can meet delivery requirements.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate status and results.
  • Leads project teams that include Designers, Engineers and Technicians in the design, assembly, and debug of equipment
  • Influences and defines functional, departmental/divisional procedures through involvement with cross-functional engineering initiatives.
  • Provide leadership role on championing functional best practices.
  • Work with stakeholders from R&D through operations to identify and push forward system improvements for reduced incremental cost of infrastructure
  • Generate products and concepts to efficiently meet the needs of complex manufacturing processes
  • Distill, document and manage scope effectively to accelerate dynamic projects
  • Lead structured risk analysis (e.g. FMEA) of technical and complex systems
  • Analyze field performance of equipment designs/installations and recommend key improvements for future phases
  • Proven ability to solve subjective problems with objective fundamentals
  • Influence various teams without direct reporting structure.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Systems Engineering experience
  • Engineering degree from an accredited institution
  • Fundamental engineering knowledge across disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, Software)
  • Excellent ability to track action items and drive to closure
  • Experience in a structured NPD environment
  • Experience with formal engineering change process
  • Experience with document management system(s)
  • Prior working experience with Lithium Ion product engineering
  • Successfully completed all phases of a Product Development & Launch
  • Demonstrated ability to make product decisions in a timely manner to meet customer (internal and external) key milestone events and work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills: able to communicate (written and verbal) clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles and demonstrated ability to influence the product design.
  • Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving and presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate crisis situations (i.e. no builds, shutdown, etc.)
  • Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and database applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with vehicle dynamics
  • Previous experience in a technical leadership or team management role.
  • Engineering simulation tools (e.g. Matlab, Simulink, Spice, Mathematica, Anaconda)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin a plus


KORE Power is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary, benefit package, stock incentive, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.