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Applications Engineer 2
Posted date [10/23/17] (ID: 427)
OutBack Power Technologies, a member of the Alpha Group, seeks an Applications Engineer 2 for its facility in Arlington, WA. This position supports customers and the sales staff with; system design, design review, installation trouble shooting, application guidance and relevant technical information.


• Correspond with customers and the sales organization through verbal and written communication in response to customer requests for product use information including: specifications, capabilities, compatibility, interface and general technology
• Interface with Engineering, Customer Service, Tech Pubs and Sales and Marketing to facilitate the flow of appropriate technical information and to arrange the information in a useable format
• Develop and provide quotations to alternative energy customers and sales reps
• Evaluate product proposals, customer and sales requests for new special products and coordinate with product management for resolution
• Participate in and prepare technical/application oriented presentations and customer training
• Troubleshoot customers' technical problems, complaints, questions to a resolution, including interaction with customer service, sustaining engineering and product management and sales, but maintains the primary responsibility for resolution
• Assist the engineering design team in creating customer specific solutions
• Lead the installation effort at customers’ sites
• Assist sales and marketing staff in the feasibility assessment and development of customer application dealing all aspects of solar electricity including (but not limited to) off-grid industrial and grid tied PV
• Additional responsibilities may include participating in sales/representative training for alternative energy products

Requirements and Skills:
Education: 2 Year Degree - AA/AAS degree in electronics OR
Technician Certificate from an accredited technical source or equivalent military training

Experience: 4 - 6 years in field of strong customer interaction, electrical design or support experience and a working knowledge of either solar power systems or grid tied and off-grid/distributed generation systems design

• Excellent record of attendance
• Ability to speak/read/write English
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
• Work well under pressure
• Current driver’s license and acceptable driving record
• Sufficient credit line for business expenses
• Technical skills
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to set own priorities
• Flexibility to respond to a varying workload
• Professional and ethical in dealing with customers and vendors
• Ability to obtain a passport and travel independently
• BSEE degree is desirable
• Spanish speaking skills are desirable

PC Application Skills:
Intermediate level: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Travel Requirements: Expected 25 - 50%

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:
E-mail resume to: opportunities(at)alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on OutBack Power visit www.outbackpower.com or The Alpha Group www.alpha.com

The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:
• A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision exam coverage
• Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program
• Flexible spending plans for Healthcare Reimbursement and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs
• A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees
• An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth
• Eight paid holidays each year
• Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time

About OutBack Power Technologies:

OutBack Power Technologies is the premier designer, developer and seller of off-grid and grid hybrid power electronics and balance of system components, for renewable energy and other power systems. The company is now in its 15th year of renewable energy leadership.

OutBack is part of The Alpha Group, a global alliance of independent companies, creating world-class power solutions. As a member of The Alpha Group, OutBack shares a common philosophy: create best-in-class powering solutions for communications, commercial, industrial and renewable energy applications. Alpha Technologies is a pioneer in the concept of reliable, uninterruptible power for communications and broadband networks and has a 40-year legacy of delivering visionary, market-driven power solutions. It is one of the largest private employers in the Bellingham, Washington area, with over $600 million in sales and 1,000 employees worldwide. OutBack Power leads Alpha’s renewable energy business growth strategy.
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Post Details
Job Title Applications Engineer 2
Location Bellingham
Industry Engineering
Job Type Full-Time
Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Compensation DOE
Application Deadline
Posted By Alpha Technologies Inc.
Email opportunities(at)alpha.com
Alpha Technologies

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