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People Manager SCADA/Networks/Controls Engineering EMEA (m/f/d)

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

People & HR
Erlangen, Germany
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024
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.
We are looking for a People Manager for our SCADA/Network/Controls Engineering team.
We welcome applications from across Europe, but you will need to relocate close to our HQ in Erlangen, Germany.
TASKS
- Team lead for all SCADA/Network/Controls Engineering resources (in the range of 20 to 25 resources) allocated to the function.
- Execution of all projects in subregion on time and on budget with focus on SNC Engineering deliverables.
- Managing solution standardization and development of project / customer specific features on Scada, Network and Control topics. Support of development of a regional R&D team for customer specific (last mile) developments on Scada, Network and Control topics.
- Managing resources necessary to deliver projects and assigned tasks on time and on budget with focus on Scada, Network and Controls engineering deliverables and deployment efforts.
- Escalation management for all projects throughout the region (customer / Fluence internal).
- Responsible for creating processes for the team to ensure consistency throughout all tasks and deliverables.
- Development of younger engineers and supporting them to reach the next level.
- Keep current with all Company products, developments, and projects as they apply to the S./N./C. at both site and enterprise levels.
- Maintain strict management of change S./N./C. procedures and documentation.
- Remain current on industry best practices and updated technology to ensure the company is provided world-class S./N./C. services.
- Support company strategy and provide relevant reporting and updates to Company leadership as needed.
- Develop and recommend performance management and feedback to current Controls technical support KPI’s.
- Executing tasks related to Fluence’ safety KPIs
- Travel throughout EMEA / internationally
SKILL REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in a relevant field with focus on Automation, Controls, Network (or equivalent)
- Minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience with Scada/Controls of power systems for utility installations, PV plants, Battery Storage Systems in the EMEA region
- Strong Leadership skills
- Experience with coordinating complex projects and multiple stakeholders in a matrix organization environment.
- Expert in the electricity transmission/distribution sector and EMS systems: Grid code and requirements analysis, development and testing of algorithms for Grid services applications.
- Experience and base-knowledge in Linux based systems and commands, High-level programming languages such as Python and shell/bash scripting and Github.
- Experience and basic knowledge in MathWorks Simulink for model-based systems engineering, C/C++. Knowledge about AWS, Openstack, Docker.
- Expert on the design, operation and maintenance of high voltage electrical equipment including but not limited to inverters, transformers, I/O racks, telecommunications, and controllers.
- Solution-orientated mindset
- Good communication skills
- Fluency in English
- German / other language skills beneficial
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.