Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Product Owner - Grid-scale Energy Storage System Control Software

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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Fluence is seeking a product owner for grid-scale energy storage system controls, who will work cross-functionally with engineering and product management teams to understand and execute the Fluence OS and grid application development plan. The candidate will demonstrate a continued technical understanding of regional grid code requirements and compliance to provide differentiated offerings in the market that are uniquely valuable to our customers. They will serve as the technical liaison for communicating the growth strategy to the engineering teams and managing the product development of the Fluence OS grid forming and following capabilities.
This position requires detailed understanding of local rules and regulations in regions like APAC, EMEA and/or Americas. You will monitor additions and changes to the grid code and regulatory norms as well as get input from detailed customer requirements and product management.
As a product owner you will translate the applicable rules and regulations into actionable user stories for the development agile team(s), have the ability to plan and manage the development project from start to finish and ensure that the product meets the customer's needs. In addition to your power systems and grid code compliance knowledge you will be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills. Other responsibilities include supporting the agile team, managing backlog items, and optimizing the value of the product.

As a Product Owner – Grid-scale Energy Storage System Control Software at Fluence, you will:

  • Analyzing the Customer Requirements (CRs) received and standards (grid compliance, cybersecurity, etc.) on project opportunities and the product roadmap.
  • Work collaboratively with the product management team to fulfill the CRs and/or meet applicable standards, including the associated cost and cycle time.
  • Creates user stories out of requirements. Manage and prioritize Agile team’s backlog tickets.
  • Provides technical inputs on control system design and capabilities cross-functionally.
  • Review system control solution conceptual design and control SW design.
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of the technical commercial documentation related to the product in coordination with the different stakeholders.
  • Support the product management and sales team in delivering technical presentations and demos to customers.
  • Support customers as a technical advisor in finding creative solutions to address complex projects.
  • Lead the execution of multi-generation product plans by summarizing and prioritizing emerging customer / market requirements and gathering competitive intelligence.

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence:

  • Engineering degree in Electrical or Power Systems
  • 5+ years of engineering background in utility scale electrical power systems
  • 2+ year of product owner experience in Agile process
  • Good knowdelge of grid followng and grid forming applications
  • Knowledge of technical requirements of ISOs and transmission owners
  • Knowledge of grid interconnections agreements
  • Experience in review of grid connection compliance design
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems and communicate results.
  • Ability to review contracts and technical requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational competencies
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