Asset Performance Engineer - BESS

Number of employees

1010

Arlington, VA, USA, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-08

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.

Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.

Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.

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.
 
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. 

This position will be within the Fluence Digital business unit. Fluence Digital’s IQ platform uses artificial intelligence, advanced price forecasting, portfolio optimization and market bidding to ensure energy storage and flexible generation assets are optimally participating in wholesale electricity markets.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Location - Hybrid (2-3 days onsite) in Arlington, VA

This position will be within the Fluence Digital business unit. Fluence Digital’s software technology uses fully automated data acquisition, analysis and computational algorithms powered by artificial intelligence. 

As Performance Engineer, you will develop data-driven monitoring and analysis solutions for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) located across the globe. You will be able to understand the operational aspects of these assets and to identify performance issues. For this purpose, you will handle big data volumes and you will extract clear insights, also leveraging machine-learning techniques and physical modelling. Collaborating with Software Engineering team for the development of new software modules and building relationships with Clients are important responsibilities for this role.

The role will be based in Fluence’s Arlington office, and will report into the Product team, with close interaction with field engineers, software engineers, data scientists and subject matter experts to shape the evolution of our company and the future of the renewable assets’ performance management and optimization landscape.

Key responsibilities include:
•Analyze performance of BESS using the existing tools available in Fluence Digital
•Develop new analytics and data analysis tools for investigating BESS performance, and write the respective technical and functional specifications for the Software Engineering team
•Technical support to clients on BESS performance

At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
 
Unlimited PTO
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
 
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Follow Fluence on LinkedIn:  Fluence LinkedIn
Fluence Career Page: Fluence Careers
 

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. 

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • MSc in Mechanical or Electrical
  • 3+ years' professional work experience in performance engineering
  • Academic and/or work experience with Battery Energy Storage Systems
  • Knowledge of cell chemistry and experience with cell modelling
  • Proven programming skills with Python
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools to generate visualizations.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and machine learning algorithms
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and deliver solutions quickly at high quality. 
  • Passionate about learning and tackling new and exciting technical challenges. 

  • Software Stack:
  • •Python
  • •BI tools
  • •SQL
  • •MS Office
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