Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Electrical Systems Engineer, Product Design

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Product, Design
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023
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As an Electrical Systems Engineer, Product Design at Fluence, you will:

  • Perform system level electrical design for Fluence’s grid-scale battery energy storage (BESS) products. This role will be focused on developing hardware designs that are safe, flexible, maintainable, and cost competitive. Responsibilities will include:
  • Develop requirements and electrical design for multi-MW energy storage systems integrating battery, power conversion, transformer to medium voltage, controls hardware, communication, auxiliary power, and safety equipment into standardized products
  • Prepare product technical information including key performance metrics, datasheets, and configuration limitations. Support Sales Engineering team in incorporating into Fluence’s technical sales tools.
  • Support development of product manuals and other documentation related to product installation, operations, and maintenance. Prepare system level interface documentation and site design guides for use by customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Oversee and at times perform electrical studies as part of system design, including short circuit analysis, protection sizing, protection coordination, and arc flash.
  • Evaluate and review product safety standards and local codes; support compliance process to obtain system level product certifications
  • Work with electrical component vendors to evaluate, select, and collect detailed technical information on system subcomponents
  • Obtain feedback on product design from regional project development teams, construction managers, commissioning teams, and services teams to incorporate experience and lessons learned into the product design
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, procurement, and product management to release product design iterations using product lifecycle management tools. Direct CAD drafting team in preparation of system level electrical drawings packages and provide design inputs
  • Support hardware testing, test plan development, testing strategy, and prototype evaluations
  • Collaborate with systems engineers, component lead engineers, product managers, and program manager on the program team(s) you are assigned to support. This role will typically be assigned to own or support system level electrical design for a specific product program(s)
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-9 years of experience in power systems design in storage, renewables, other power generation, or similar industries
  • Proficient with electrical modeling software packages such as ETAP, Matlab Simulink, PSCAD, or EMTP-RV
  • Familiar with industry standards such as NFPA 70, IEC 60364, UL 9540, IEC 62933
  • Experience with drafting electrical schematics in CAD software such as AutoCAD
  • Experience & ability to work in a high pressure environment.
  • Demonstrable track record of managing multiple projects concurrently and delivering on tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills.
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