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Quality Engineer

H3X Technologies

H3X Technologies

Quality Assurance
Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
At H3X, we are building the most advanced electric motors in the world for sustainable aviation, marine, industrial, and defense applications. At 12 kW/kg continuous, the HPDM family of integrated motor drives is a step change in electric propulsion technology and removes one of the main barriers blocking widespread proliferation of electric and hybrid aircraft. Our motors range in size from 30 kW to 30 MW and are 3X lighter than those of our competitors.
H3X is looking to hire an experienced IT Administrator who will be responsible for provisioning, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining infrastructure. They will be responsible for both hardware and software maintenance, troubleshooting system-related issues, and replacing legacy systems in an ever-changing environment. This role will be a key part of the team and will have a direct impact on the trajectory of the company.

  • Maintain all of H3X’s IT systems
  • Hardware:
    • Install, configure and manage on-premises server systems including server setup, deployment, and maintenance
    • Maintain, track, and manage all of H3X’s IT hardware assets (computers, laptops, tablets, and cellular devices)
    • Procure and assemble server/simulation IT equipment
  • Software:
    • Manage Active Directory, including Group Policy management, user and group management, and domain administration.
    • Monitor and optimize server performance, including disk space, CPU usage, and memory utilization.
    • Manage and distribute all of H3X’s software license assets
    • Develop and manage H3X’s intranet system (SharePoint)
  • Cybersecurity:
    • Implement security best practices, including patch management, access control, and backup and recovery solutions.
    • Manage external cybersecurity team
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to server performance, hardware, software, and network connectivity.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to server infrastructure, including system specifications, policies, and procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies and best practices related to server administration

  • Experience: 4+ years of experience in an IT Administrator Role with a proven track record in managing IT infrastructure and services.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Personal Attributes:
    • High intelligence, high energy, and high integrity
    • Excellent written and verbal communication to effectively share knowledge and build the collective mindshare of the company
    • Organized and obsessive attention to detail: no room for oversight when designing flight-critical systems
    • Humble and open-minded: willingness to accept feedback and learn, consistently improve upon yourself and the product for which you will be responsible
    • A high degree of emotional intelligence: ability to collaborate closely with coworkers in a respectful and empathetic manner
    • Fundamentally curious and motivated by first principles
  • Three (3) years of professional Information Technology experience installing, maintaining, and/or modifying application software, operating system and/or network operating system software and associated hardware.
  • Strong understanding NIST 800-171, DFARS 7012, and CMMC Cybersecurity
  • Employee equity incentive plan
  • Health insurance: medical, vision, dental, ST & LT disability, and life
  • Gym membership stipend (up to $60/month)
  • Epic or IKON Ski/Snowboard Pass (up to $869 provided)
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Flexible time off
  • Relocation package
  • Bi-weekly company events
  • 401k program
PAY: $80,000-120,000 USD/year

H3X Technologies is a U.S.-based manufacturer of electric motors for sustainable aviation, marine, industrial, and defense applications. They have developed a family of integrated motor drives that can scale in power from 30kW to 30MW with power densities as high as 12 kW/kg and best-in-class efficiency. This high performance is enabled by novel scalable core technology and proprietary manufacturing processes for motor stacking, winding, and assembly. The design, manufacturing, and testing of their products is done in-house at their headquarters in Louisville, Colorado.

H3X’s world-class team is composed of experts from Tesla, SpaceX, GE Aviation, and Siemens with deep knowledge in electric machines, power electronics, material science, control systems, and advanced manufacturing. H3X takes pride in their multidisciplinary approach, relentless dedication, high capital efficiency, and Skunkworks-style execution.

H3X has raised over $20M with backing from top VC firms and strategic firms, including Lockheed Martin, Hanwha, Y Combinator, Cubit Capital, Metaplanet, TechNexus, and Liquid 2 Ventures.

H3X is poised to become the world’s leading supplier of advanced electric motors by 2030 to drive deep decarbonization in aviation, marine, and heavy industrial applications and unlock next-generation electrified defense technology to strengthen national security.

H3X is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.