NEC Energy Solutions, Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer - Electrical

US-MA-Westborough
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1148
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

 

Company Overview

NEC Energy Solutions is a global leader in energy storage. Our staff is made up of dynamic engineers and energy industry professionals whose focus is to create, implement, and achieve a more renewable and sustainable future using energy storage. Our products and solutions enable the cutting edge of energy storage technology to be realized, from massive grid-scale energy storage projects for enabling a cleaner and more reliable electricity grid, to commercial and specialty battery solutions for tough critical power applications. Our GSS® grid energy storage platform has been deployed around the world in commercial revenue service since 2009, with over 250MW installed, under construction, or in late stages of development, while our ALM® 12V lithium-ion batteries serve the critical power needs of applications ranging from UPS to telecom.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

Position Overview

This position responsible for the design and architecture of large scale battery energy storage systems. Battery energy storage systems include electronics, power, thermal, mechanical as well as software control systems. This position works with other system engineers, as well as all other cross functional engineering disciplines to analyze and recommend optimal design solutions. Ability to analyze complex scenarios and tradeoffs is a must. Excellent cross functional communication as well as upward communication is also imperative. This position reports to the Director of Engineering.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess, track and make technology and commercial recommendations to the organization in regards to power electronics components.
  • Lead technology, low cost implementations, and other aspects of new product development.
  • Understands internal customer specific technical and commercial requirements and assures timely resolution of deliverables.
  • Works with Buyers, Sales, Engineering, Marketing and Operations personnel to assure timely resolution of product development requirements and other related issues.
  • Continually stays connected to the market trends and dynamics for the specific technologies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of grid scale power components (inverters, transformers, switchgear)
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders to drive on-going sourcing
  • Ability to lead and influence change in the face of complexity and ambiguity
  • Excellent communicator, ability to speak and present effectively to peers and high level executives.
  • Proficient with managing and understanding cross-cultural business practices.
  • Ability to leverage networks and relationships
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.  Must be able to follow through on assignments with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Education/Experience

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required.
  • 10+ years’ experience in technology sourcing, or related fields

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