System Engineer with Modeling Focus

QBotix, Inc. is an innovative startup bringing a robot-controlled dual-axis tracking system to the solar industry. Our product provides superior economic returns for utility and commercial scale solar power plants. We are backed by the largest Tier-1 Silicon Valley VC and have Fortune 500 customers. We have been recognized as a leading innovator by major industry and general media.

About This Opportunity:

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated System Engineer with strong experience in modeling to join our Engineering Team, specifically the Robotics Group.


  • Perform complex system modeling incorporating rigid-body dynamics
  • Complete analyses associated with wind-induced, dynamic structural loading
  • Carry out modal and frequency-space analyses of physical systems
  • Perform statistical/probabilistic analysis of physical systems and processes
  • Create, update, and maintain failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) for all systems and assemblies to support decision making and prioritization
  • Contribute to design discussions concerning various aspects of the product
  • Compile concise and coherent reports and presentations
  • Communicate cross-functionally at all levels of the organization
  • Generate technical documentation


  • B.S. in mechanical engineering or related technical field with 2 to 5 years experience in system-level engineering and modeling.
  • Experience using C++, MATLAB, Simulink, and Python to model complex systems
  • Expertise in performing and applying modal and frequency analyses to physical systems
  • Experience applying statistical and probabilistic techniques to understand large data sets
  • Design of experiments and analysis of empirical data to draw meaningful design direction
  • Knowledge and experience using FMEA or DFMEA to manage reliability risk


Nice to have

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or related technical field with 1 or more years of experience
  • Familiarity with ASCE 7-05 or 7-10 structural wind codes

What to expect from us

We are a fast-moving lean startup. The job description is fluid; the candidate must be flexible and ready to do what is required for the company to succeed! You’ll be ensured a competitive salary, full benefits, stock options, free daily lunch, yoga twice a week, and an outstanding opportunity to grow with an execution focused, fast moving company.

Contact:  [email protected]