Systems Engineer, Solar and Storage – Requisition Engineering


  • Bangalore, India
Systems Engineer, Solar and Storage – Requisition Engineering
Job Posted : Mar 2nd, 2022

Job Description

Fluence is looking for a solar and storage systems engineer with experience designing, commissioning, and operating utility-scale solar and storage power plants. The role will be responsible for bridging both, product and field teams in supporting project commissioning, collecting and organizing feedback and driving product improvement implementation for solar and storage platforms.


  • This role will be directly involved in the requisition engineering team in charge of the Support, Modification & Upgrade activities
  • Actively participate in sales meetings, being able to connect customer needs with our products’ available options and features.
  • Translate custom project requirements into system requirements (and respective sub-system/component derivative requirement) within our system of record, PLM, and issue bills of materials to supply chain while meeting requirements for environmental conditions, maintainability, reliability, long lifetime, and cost
  • Create and/or facilitate project specific commissioning documentation
  • Update existing technical specifications for equipment procurement and/or technical annexes to contract documents
  • Execute the analysis, or evaluation of assigned issues using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Perform Issue Root Cause Analysis and support change management based on specified system performance and feedback from project commissioning and services teams.
  • Provide technical consultation to other departments and colleagues.
  • Contribute to hands-on testing of functionality and interoperation of solar + storage system components (inverters, DC/DC converters, plant controls, battery systems, solar PV modules and balance of plant hardware) and integrated commercial systems
  • Collaborate with Product engineering team and subsystem suppliers on modifications or improvements to their products to ensure optimal integration with Fluence system design
  • Develop and track technical application notes and design guidance when system changes occur

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:-

  • The preferred candidate will have a background in electrical engineering, power systems, or controls systems and product development in the power conversion and/or renewables space, a minimum of an undergraduate degree and 4-10 years of work experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Experience with solar and/or energy storage is strongly preferred.
  • Electrical engineering, controls engineering, and/or product development experience with energy storage, PV systems, microgrids, or other integrated DC/AC electrical systems
  • Familiarity with DC/AC and DC/DC converter operation; some experience designing, or modeling power conversion devices is a plus
  • Knowledge of utility grid interconnection standards, such as UL/IEEE standards, USA local grid codes, or European grid codes
  • Familiarity with NEC and NESC design and construction practices
  • Experience with NFPA 70E training and recommended practices
  • Experience coordinating multi-disciplinary teams of various internal and external stakeholders
  • Has excellent English verbal and writing skills, additional languages or international work experience is a plus.
  • Willing and able to travel, domestically and internationally, approximately 50% of the time


  • Professional Engineering Certification preferred
  • Familiarity with utility scale systems design, control, and monitoring
  • Familiarity with communication protocols such as ModbusTCP, CANbus, or DNP3
  • Familiarity with the Linux command line interface and operations
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and Ethernet network architecture/engineering
  • Hands on experience designing and drafting plant level engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of or history working with major component suppliers in the solar or battery storage industry, such as inverters, PV panels, or lithium ion battery modules
  • Experience qualifying products to product standards with NRTLs (i.e. UL, Intertek, CSA)
  • Familiarity with Agile process
  • Familiarity with Testrail or similar tools
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative decision-making tools.


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

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.