Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Senior Sales Engineer

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Sales & Business Development
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 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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Sales Engineering is a key role at Fluence, critical to our continued growth and success. As a Senior Sales Engineer, you will be the technical lead throughout the sales process for some of the largest and most challenging projects in the energy storage industry. This is a customer-facing role, and also requires interaction with many different groups internally including Product, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Project Execution.

What does a Senior Sales Engineer do at Fluence?

  • Develop a deep understanding for the Fluence energy storage technology platforms and provide sales teams with technical support as well as product configuration guidance to drive successful equipment-only and turn-key sales.
  • Review, understand and negotiate detailed technical specifications for energy storage core and BOP scope (MV, HV, and civil)
  • Develop detailed and accurate cost estimates for new sales.
  • Lead technical aspects of contract negotiations – scope, schedule, and performance guarantees.
  • Assist in the development of sales tools and support materials to streamline and grow sales.
  • Capture customer technical and application requirements to help shape product roadmaps.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering (Electrical Preferred)
  • 7-10+ years’ work experience in energy storage, solar, or other power generation
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems and communicate results.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with contract negotiations and familiarity with key contract areas.
  • Knowledge of applicable standards, codes and regulations
  • Entrepreneurial drive and ability to prioritize and execute on many tasks in parallel.
  • Willing and able to travel, domestically and internationally, up to 20% of the time.
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