Manager PCS Global Team
Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit fluenceenergy.com.
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ABOUT THE POSITION:
Manager PCS Global Team will be leading a team of Power Electronics Engineers and directly involved in the product development of utility scale energy storage solutions. Main responsibilities are:
Coaching and mentorship of a team of engineers, based in several Fluence locations
Preparing and continuous monitoring of budget estimates to support development programs and sustaining engineering efforts concerning PCS
Collaborate with Product and Program Management, Systems Engineering, regional Sales and Solutions Engineering Teams, and Test Facilities to establish and optimize a framework for collaboration and processes across the functions
Ensure coverage of company needs for technical expertise in inverters being utilized in Fluence products, which includes performance characteristics, specifics of operation and handling, troubleshooting, technical benchmarking etc
Establishing and championing best practices for preparing and maintaining technical documentation to support various functions within the company, best practices for qualification of inverters for use in Fluence products
Own technical specifications of PCS for integrationin Fluence products, monitor consistency with the system design and stakeholder requirements
Work with inverter OEM’s to ensure compliance with the Fluence specification, implementation of additional features and functionality
What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?
Here at Fluence, we strive to continuously improve, be intellectually curious and be adaptive to our customers and employee’s needs. Collaboration is key, both in our partnerships with our customers, and with each other. Fluence prioritizes the most critical efforts that allow for the greatest impact
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of an undergraduate degree and 6-10 years of work experience in development or application of power conversion systems in the renewable energy industry, as well as experience in team leadership, coaching and mentorship of team members
Familiarity with DC/AC and DC/DC converter operation; experience with PCS HW and SW design and application
Knowledge of related safety and test standards, such as UL, IEC, ISO standards; knowledge of utility grid interconnection standards and regional grid codes
Familiarity with utility scale systems design, control, and monitoring
Familiarity with grid-forming operating modes and applications is a plus
Knowledge of or history working with major componentOEMs in the solar or battery storage industry
Excellent English verbal and writing skills; German language skills is a plus
Willing and able to travel, domestically and internationally, approximately 10% of the time
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.