WhisperTech Ltd (New Zealand)
January 2009 – April 2011
|Whisper Tech Limited’s vision is the Stirling engine-based WhisperGen™ heat and power system – a smarter way to provide home heat and power with the added benefit of reduced environmental impact. This micro combined heat and power (microCHP) system as produced in both on-grid & off-grid.|
This role was responsible for the technical leadership, development and management of a small team of multi-disciplined embedded engineers which designed and developed the control power electronics for the WhisperGen heat and power system.
Provided clear technical leadership for the Electronics and Software Department
Brought in Agile Development (despite being downsized to 1 S/W and 1 H/W engineer).
Project managed several internal projects
Responsible for coaching, mentoring and growing initially 8 Engineers
Software | Hardware
Created a Python based test simulation suite that reduced software testing from 2-4 weeks to just hours.
Responsible for creating the processes and procedures to qualify from the Electronics and Software Department