Careers at PXiSE

Delivering software solutions for a renewable, resilient electric grid is what we do, but who we are is so much more.

A slice of PXiSE life

At PXiSE, we build autonomous controls, and we also build autonomy into how we do our jobs. Work from home, work from our office, start early or work through the night, it’s your call. We trust you to do what’s right for you to do the best job for us.

PXiSE is headquartered in San Diego, California, which is known for its sandy beaches and near-perfect year-round weather. But beyond the tourist sites, residents know it’s the county’s varied landscapes—beaches, mountains and valleys, and blend of urban and rural lifestyles--that make life here pretty nice.

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Our differences make us stronger

In a similar way, PXiSE knows that it’s the diversity of our people that gives us an innovative edge. We like to think of it as the PXiSE spice. We’re helping build the 21st century grid—a paradigm shift that requires visionary minds unencumbered by what’s been done in the past. For that we need creators, innovators and dreamers from all walks of life who share our ambitious vision. Are you spice enough for that?

Pizza or pie? PXiSERS weigh in on their preferred slice

Incredibly, the score is currently tied at 50/50.
What a well-balanced team!

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Like any tech company, roles at PXiSE are varied. We have software engineers, field technicians and project managers, and behind-the-scenes jobs like marketing, accounting, and administration. We need you all.

Can you see yourself here yet? Here are some of the folks you’d get to work with at PXiSE.

PXiSE enticements (a.k.a. benefits)

The icing on the pie (or extra topping on the pizza) is a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Competitive compensation
  • Bonus plan
  • Health care, life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • 176 PTO hours + 10 paid holidays
  • Education reimbursement
  • Scheduled no meeting/no email days
  • Monthly social activities
  • Laptop & cell phone

Jobs at PXiSE

Ready to apply? Here’s who we’re looking for at the moment. Our application process is managed by our parent company, Yokogawa. Apply buttons will take you to their site to finish the process.

IT Project Manager

PXiSE provides a software-based grid control platform that maximizes the efficiency and production of energy generation from solar, wind, and energy storage to deliver advanced control functionality and economic optimization in real-time. Join an expert team with decades of domain and software development experience.

As IT Project Manager at PXiSE, you will support the software development team by managing multiple internal software development projects and process improvement initiatives. Your primary responsibility will be to charter, lead, and complete internal technical projects that will improve quality and customer satisfaction as well as improve the effectiveness and productivity of the team. You will lead new projects and participate in existing projects with a focus on process improvement. You will work closely with other teams at PXiSE to ensure we deliver high-quality software for our customers.


  • Manage internal technical initiatives and projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Manage measures related to project governance, processes and best practices.
  • Facilitate communication and provide strategic guidance to a cross-functional team.
  • Work with product management to align priorities, set appropriate expectations, and manage interrelated processes.
  • Coordinate projects and their interdependencies.
  • Manage and utilize resources across projects.
  • Manage stakeholder communication relating to project goals and status.
  • Implement and manage cloud services and other software development tool subscriptions.
  • Manage the selection and adoption of software development tools.
  • Lead Scrum ceremonies and advise team on Agile methodology.
  • Manage documentation related to projects and initiatives.
  • Work closely with other staff, such as system architects, support engineers, and product managers.
  • Mentor other team members and provide guidance and expertise on best practices and processes.
  • Deliver presentations to the team and stakeholders on process, project status, and other topics.


  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with project personnel, supports corporate EEO policies, conducts goal setting and performance reviews for assigned personnel. Responsible for development of personnel through training, coaching, and work assignments.
  • Evaluates and identifies solutions to improve overall project profitability.
  • Stays abreast of technical changes and trends in the assigned market industry and applies new knowledge to duties as appropriate.
  • May support sales efforts by calling on potential clients.
  • Responsible for providing uncompromising quality to all work processes in designated area of responsibility. Has the authority to stop work processes at any time it is believed quality is being compromised.
  • Project Managers may be required to temporarily relocate to project sites based on job requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Project Manager I Skills:

  • Manages multiple (4-8) low to medium complexity projects.
  • Works closely with supervisor to ensure/protect contract activities are consistent with procedures and customer requirements.
  • Negotiates changes/C.O’s as required to meet PXiSE and customer goals, with supervisor approval on all critical changes.
  • Tracks/manages and reports all financial variables to management.
  • Implements business unit procedures, re-working tracking, documentation requirements, etc., as required to fulfill project/contract obligations.
  • Develops skills/abilities for negotiations, including strategies, costing, scheduling, etc.
  • Understands PXiSE hardware and software deliverables.
  • Has basic renewable or utility knowledge.
  • Has good internal and external communications skill.
  • Has good organization and problem-solving skills.


Education & Experience: 

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in technical project or IT Project management or equivalent experience.
  • Project management (PMI) certification is a plus.
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies, including Scrum.
  • Scrum Certification is a plus.
  • Experience in software development is preferred.
  • Experience writing user stories and acceptance criteria is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud resources, subscriptions, and maintenance is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps (source control, backlogs, and CI/CD pipeline) is a plus.
  • Experience in delivering software applications for process industries is a plus.


  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and applications.
  • Domain specific knowledge in energy, utilities, power systems, controls or related fields is a plus.

Work Environment:

Remote office (work from home) is available to qualified individuals. Travel to the home office in San Diego, CA on a monthly to quarterly basis is required.

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Software Developer

PXiSE provides a software-based grid control platform that maximizes the efficiency and production of energy generation from solar, wind, and energy storage to deliver advanced control functionality and economic optimization in real-time.

As a Software Developer at PXiSE, you will create software applications that will shape the future of the electric grid. Your primary responsibilities will be to code, test, support, document and maintain software components and systems. You will be a part of a team with decades of domain and software development experience. You will contribute to both new products and enhancements to existing products and will work closely with other teams at PXiSE to deliver high-quality software for our customers.


  • Write data processing and algorithmic applications to achieve specific optimization and control functions.
  • Develop object models and data transfer objects for use with various APIs and data repositories.
  • Develop server-side software components as part of a platform of services.
  • Develop API adapters and other middleware components to enable platform interoperability.
  • Follow established design patterns to deliver scalable, robust, and secure applications.
  • Deploy, configure, and test software according to standards and test plans.
  • Respond to and resolve escalated support requests; identify and correct software defects.
  • Write well-documented code; contribute to user and system documentation.
    Participate in Scrum ceremonies, write and review user stories, create and assign tasks, estimate work effort.
  • Work closely with other staff, such as system architects, support engineers, and product managers.
  • Update technical knowledge and skills with software development technologies.
  • Mentor other team members and provide guidance and expertise on best practices and processes.
  • Deliver presentations and demos to the team and stakeholders on features or product knowledge.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in software development.
  • Expertise in C#, C, C++, .NET and Windows applications.
  • Expertise in document databases (e.g., Mongo, Cosmos) and relational databases (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server).
  • Experience with the OSIsoft PI System or other timeseries databases is a plus.
  • Expertise with Python, JSON, Javascript, and Linux environments is a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud resources, deployment, and maintenance is a plus.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, and other containerization technologies a plus.
  • Experience in delivering software applications for process industries is a plus.


  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software tools and environments and programming techniques.
  • Domain specific knowledge in energy, utilities, power systems, controls or related fields is a plus.

Work Environment: Remote office (work from home) is available to qualified individuals. Travel to the home office in San Diego, CA on a monthly to quarterly basis is required.

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Event Manager

As PXiSE’s Event Manager, you will oversee and organize events and special projects that will support the strategic growth of PXiSE and make an impact on our target audiences including employees, prospects, customers, partners, vendors, and associations.

Your passion for creating memorable events is backed by experience developing materials and booths for employee, trade show, or community events that engage audiences and leave a lasting positive impression. As a marketing professional, you understand that the devil is in the details and that making meaningful connections with individuals relies on the perfect blend of creativity and a well-executed plan.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will develop and manage partner event and co-marketing opportunities; customer engagement opportunities; internal team building, employee recognition and special assignments; and strategic initiatives with associations. You love creative problem solving and aren’t afraid of developing new processes in a startup, high-growth environment.


External Events & Relations Management – including, but not limited to:

  • Identifying and assessing thought leadership, brand recognition, sponsorship, and attendance opportunities including conference, events, and seminars both in-person and virtual
  • Developing and recommending a budget, marketing plans, and objectives, and managing within approved plans
  • Identifying and overseeing external vendors to execute all aspects of conference and event management
  • Providing day-to-day and on-site event planning, preparation and project management for multiple national and international meetings, large-scale conferences, and other events

Partner Event Management – including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinating with partner account and program managers to ensure alignment of goals and activities across all teams, including Sales, Marketing, and Technical teams
  • Managing partner media, marketing, thought leadership, and event support requests
  • Seeking out and facilitating opportunities for co-marketing opportunities with partners, including webinars, conferences, and co-branded projects
  • Organizing partner events
  • Providing partner-related social media and website content as needed
  • Managing the partner events and co-marketing budget

Association Management – including, but not limited to:

  • Identifying, researching, and evaluating association memberships that align with PXiSE’s business strategy and would add value to and help grow the business
  • Developing and managing relationships with association staff and members
  • Positioning the PXiSE team as thought leaders, subject matter experts, and influencers of industry standards and coordinating with PXiSE subject matter experts to realize opportunities
  • Participating on various association committees and events
  • Communicating with the team about open solicitations, federal and state policies, industry issues, lessons learned from other members, and potential customer and partner opportunities
  • Managing the association budget

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications or event management

Experience and Skill Preferences

Ideally, you have

  • 5+ years’ professional experience executing lead-generating events and conferences
  • A thorough understanding of business, technology and vertical market media for B2B in the energy and utility industries
  • Experience negotiating and building partnerships with vendors, sponsors, and exhibitors
  • Effective written and verbal communication with internal and external audiences and stakeholders, including C-level audiences
  • Expertise in writing high-impact marketing communications, media and analyst briefs, blogs and social media
  • The ability to execute multiple projects and multi-task within a changing business and technology environment, while keeping an eye on detail
  • Proven ability to influence stakeholders with persuasive messaging and content, e.g., through product marketing, product management, social media, or sales leadership

Additional requirements

  • Innovative and resourceful; you actively seek opportunities to take a leadership role in the execution of improving the event planning process and attendee experience
  • Dependable and energetic; you’re a self-starter who will initiate and engage various teams to develop the appropriate positioning and messaging
  • Output-oriented and adept at balancing strategic thinking with tactical execution
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • 20-40% national and international travel




Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject



Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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IT Business Operations Specialist


The Specialist is expected to have significant experience with all tasks assigned and to perform those duties with minimal supervision. The Specialist is responsible for executing various business functions to control daily cross-departmental operations as well as upholding the integrity and security of all IT platforms and systems. This role is key in assisting the successful execution and implementation of ongoing and upcoming projects.

The successful candidate assures tasks are completed in a timely, efficient, and profitable manner while maintaining employee and customer satisfaction, as well as continual improvement efforts and daily collaboration with other PXiSE department members. A must for solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

At PXiSE, we have found that potential employees stand out most if they are “go-getters” – those who seek out challenges and solutions, who have big goals for themselves and their careers, and who take active steps to achieve them.


Systems Management

  • Systems administrator for all professional applications including SharePoint, Office365, Azure Active Directory tenant, and non-Yokogawa provided IT applications
  • Serve as IT liaison with Yokogawa IT to receive consultation on troubleshooting, implementing policies/automated flows, and tenant compliance
  • Propose and implement system enhancements based on user experience and feedback
  • Assist with system migrations or SharePoint restructuring requests
  • Perform regular evaluation of IT helpdesk ticketing system and analysis of trends; provide recommendations to better optimize the employee experience
  • Create and administer training for new users, communicate platform updates, and advocate systems engagement through presentations and general Q&A sessions
  • Work with Yokogawa IT to maintain shared mailboxes and distribution lists
  • Control permissions requests, grant/remove accesses, maintain record of existing accesses, and uphold the integrity and security of all platforms and systems

Procurement & Shipping Logistics

  • Engage trusted third-party vendors to procure project and non-project related hardware, software, and licenses for the successful installation and implementation of our technology, including requesting quotes, performing price comparisons, and creating and submitting purchase orders
  • Manage internal and external correspondence between the involved parties regarding equipment specifications, warranty coverage, order statuses, terms and conditions, and delivery schedule to ensure a positive outcome for the various stakeholders
  • Research modes of transportation, insurance, international shipment requirements, and cost for larger-scale freight and cross-continental shipments
  • Serve as POC from shipment to contractual delivery point to the ensure successful delivery of equipment and communicate any defects/damage incurred in transit where necessary
  • Control project and non-project records and inventory of purchased equipment/software for revenue recognition and reference of in-house equipment; maintain procurement templates and forms
  • Identify and apply continuous improvement measures to the procurement and shipping processes as business needs scale

Inventory Management

  • Control and organize our in-house Lab by managing order point quantities, inventory check-in/out requests, space delegation, and reallocation of equipment to projects
  • Perform monthly cycle counts to ensure on-hand inventory is reflected accurately for testing, project commissioning, and revenue recognition purposes
  • Create and implement best practices to manage inventory materials, processes, and flows
  • Control and track employee IT assets during onboarding and offboarding

Vendor Management

  • Register new vendors, maintain vendor records, and track invoices, contracts, and correspondence to designated systems
  • Cultivate productive working relationships to establish rapport and trust in knowing we are being provided the highest quality work, products, and services
  • Control and inform status of all effective, pending, and expired legal vendor agreements including NDAs, MOUs, and Services/Software Agreements

Administrative Functions

  • Perform on/offboarding tasks for new/former members by granting/removing accesses, distributing/maintaining materials, and coordinating proper IT set up/equipment retrieval
  • Control, preserve, and communicate updated process documentation for newly created procedures, enhanced materials/systems, and advanced process flows
  • Manage and keep up-to-date administrative records for universal reference and reliance
  • Manage team calendar and shared mailboxes for important conferences, work travel, out of office reminders, and holiday reminders


  • Assist with coordinating company and team building events as needed
  • Serve as the team’s Safety and Emergency Preparedness liaison by attending meetings and providing direction in both drills and emergency situations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer proficiency and systems administrator experience with the entire Microsoft Office365 Suite, SharePoint, Dynamics365, and a familiarity with project management software.
  • Ability to be creative, organized, and operate independently in a high-paced, foreign environment.
  • Ability to complete time sensitive assignments accurately and efficiently to successful completion.
  • Ability to read through contracts and pick out salient information for summary or compliance purposes.
  • Ability to solicit information and craft agendas for internal/external meetings, trainings, information sessions.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of customer service in a work environment of numerous competing demands.
  • Ability to comfortably interface with all levels, inside and outside the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills in addition to verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and make continuous improvement.


Business Administration, Communications, Project Management, Records Management, or a related field. The equivalent combination of education and experience will suffice.


6 + years related experience in project or program coordination and coordination/communication with multiple stakeholders.

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