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Engineer, Implementation (Remote in Quebec/Ontario)

Power Factors

Power Factors

Brossard, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

ABOUT POWER FACTORS

Power Factors develops software that accelerates the global energy transition by empowering all renewable energy stakeholders to collaborate, automate critical workflows, and make the best decisions. Power Factors fights climate change with code.

Power Factors has incorporated its four flagship solutions Drive, Greenbyte, Unity and BluePoint to build an integrated suite of open and smart apps. These apps are purpose built for asset management, field service optimization, and performance optimization. Leveraging the domain expertise and machine learning-based advanced analytics within these apps, customers can maximize the value of their renewable assets to stay competitive.

Power Factors’ renewable energy software platform is one of the most extensive and widely deployed solutions in the market with over 200 GW of wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage assets managed worldwide.

Learn more at powerfactors.com.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are Power Factors, developer of the world’s leading cloud platform for renewable energy. We are now looking for an Implementation Engineer to complete our dynamic team. As a part of the Implementation Services team, your mission is to deliver a premium end-to-end integration experience to our customers. We are responsible for installing new renewable assets, such as wind or solar sites, onto our Platforms. We also take care of the operational environment for the installation process and data ingestion infrastructure.

We are made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world better. We are a very international team spread across multiple locations, with a team spirit that is truly hard to beat! We work with agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum.

As an Engineer, Implementation, you will face a variety of tasks related to the integration and implementation of renewable energy assets and their data into the Platforms. Typical implementation-activities involve interacting with our lovely customers to gather all information needed, setting up connectivity between the renewable energy site’s SCADA system and configuring the assets and their data signals in our Platform, and validating the configuration. You will work with TCP/IP, SQL, FTP, HTTP, SSH, and various other digital communication protocols.


Furthermore, we are constantly striving to improve our infrastructure, processes, and data quality of renewable energy assets. You will be part of operations & improvement projects that we run in parallel to the implementation work.

It goes without saying that in this role you’ll get to know the renewable energy industry and are able to develop your skills further through internal and external learning events.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Work with our customers and Technical Project Managers to process and interpret project information and documentation
  • Set up connectivity between the customer’s assets and our infrastructure (e.g. via IPSEC tunnels)
  • Configure renewable assets and their data signals in our Platform
  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders and customers to deliver an excellent customer journey in terms of fulfilling expectations on schedules and deliverables
  • Contribute your feedback and ideas on our processes and way of working, so that we continuously improve as a team

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

We are looking for a team member who is systematic and autonomous - but who also enjoys being a part of a tight-knit team. You feel comfortable assisting customers in understanding technical integration and networking details and thrive in an environment where you need to find creative solutions to challenging problems in a fast-changing context. This also means that you are effective at managing multiple tasks of varying complexities and are driven by continuous learning and growth.

Specifically, we are looking for someone with the following toolbox:

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant technical education or proven professional experience
  • Fully fluent in English – written and spoken
  • Experience in networking, routing, and common network protocols
  • Experience with Linux and Windows network stack and protocols
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Experience with scripting (Python, Bash, etc.)
  • Knowledge of REGEX, working with different file types, e.g. JSON, XML, Excel, CSV
  • Analytical skills with the ability to assess problems and learn new domains
  • Basic knowledge on energy/electrical engineering concepts (e.g. knowing the difference between AC/DC, line-line and line-ground voltages, or real/apparent/reactive power)

We see it as an extra plus if you have experience with the following:

  • Industry protocols: OPC, Modbus, Ejabberd, IEC104, RestAPI’s, etc.
  • Experience with SCADA systems
  • Ability to read networking and electrical diagrams
  • Cloud services, particularly AWS
  • Experience and/or interest in renewable energy

Overall, we need fierce but humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan. Join us to fight climate change with code!

LIFE @ POWER FACTORS

We are an agile software development company – big enough to make an impact, but small enough to move quickly and execute in a growing industry, taking advantage of rapidly evolving technologies. We are a collective of bold and ingenious talents driven by results. Our team is made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world a better place. We seek fierce and humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan.

WHY JOIN US

  • A humble cause with a clear purpose – you will help us fight climate change with </code> every day at work. We aim to be environmentally conscious in all aspects of our operations.
  • Work with passionate experts and top-talents in your field – we are proud of our highly skilled crowd and the savviness each of us brings to the team.
  • Friendly and uplifting atmosphere – we believe kindness and respectfulness is core for our culture. A friendly smile or a helping hand is never far away.
  • Flexible hours and workplace – it is the result that counts, not when or where. Our hybrid/remote work setup allows everyone to set themselves up for success and create a more sustainable work-life balance.
  • All the benefits you expect (and more) – besides the basic benefits (adopted to local needs and norms), you will enjoy perks such as 8h of paid volunteering per year and participation in our Corporate Bonus Program (to name a few).

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Power Factors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.