Control Systems Engineer

Number of employees

1010

Manila, Philippines, Philippines

Posted on: 2024-04-15

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.

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.
For more information, visit our website, or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter. To stay up to date on the latest industry insights, sign up for Fluence's Full Potential Blog.
 
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. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Design, develop, and optimize closed-loop control systems for Battery Energy Storage Systems.
• Create and fine-tune PID controllers to ensure efficient energy management.
• Act as a liaison between customers and the development team, translating customer requirements into actionable development tasks.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of control systems into BESS projects.
• Conduct Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) on-site.
• Provide support to commissioning, servicing, and solution teams as needed.
• Troubleshoot and resolve control system issues, ensuring high system reliability.
• Program and maintain control systems using MATLAB, Linux scripting, and Python.
• Integrate control systems with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) platforms.
• Utilize Git or SVN for version control and code collaboration.
• Offer expertise in communication protocols such as Modbus, Profinet, and OPC-UA, and assist with their implementation.
• Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies in battery energy storage systems.
• Mentor and guide junior team members.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems, or a related field.
• Strong understanding of closed-loop control systems and PID controllers.
• Proficiency in MATLAB, Linux scripting, and Python for control system programming.
• Experience with SCADA systems and control system integration.
• Familiarity with version control systems (Git or SVN).
• Knowledge of communication protocols such as Modbus, Profinet, and OPC-UA is a plus.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to understand customer requirements and effectively convey them to the development team.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Self-motivated with a passion for renewable energy and sustainability.
• Exceptional teamwork and collaboration abilities.

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. 

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