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Principal Grid Connection Engineer

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 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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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Fluence Office: IND-Bangalore
Reports to: APAC Grid Director as part of the APAC
Delivery group will be involved managing power system model management and quality control.
About us: Fluence is a global leader in energy storage solutions, revolutionizing the way we integrate renewable energy into electricity systems. We are seeking a highly skilled Lead Grid Connections Engineer to play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless integration of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS).
Primary Responsibilities
Oversee grid model sets used for BESS system grid connections, providing troubleshooting and technical support as needed.
Manage and provide essential model documentation, technical information, and project-specific documentation when required.
Collaborate closely with design teams to develop key design elements affecting grid connections, such as voltage control strategies and plant performance curves.
Offer valuable input and support to the Global Product Management Group.
Effectively manage internal stakeholders
Assist technical teams in maintaining and updating proprietary PPC and OEM dynamic models.
Secondary Responsibilities
Conduct feasibility studies using dynamic and grid models to identify and evaluate opportunities.
Assist technical teams in qualifying and validating new inverter makes/models when required, including assessment of dynamic models for GPS compliance.
Support modelling requirements and activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
Collaborate with technical teams to develop innovative PPC solutions.
Qualifications
Engineering degree in Electrical or Power Systems.
PhD or Master’s in Power Systems preferred.
• 5-8 years of experience, preferably in the energy sector
Competencies
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage team.
Proficiency in generator and power systems modelling.
Strong experience with PSS/E, PSCAD, and PowerFactory software.
Experience performing Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS) &/or Hardware in Loop (HiL) validation.
Experience in developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting PPC and OEM dynamic models.
Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment.
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.