Service Operations Engineer

Bangalore, India
Business Operations and Transformation – Business Operations and Transformation /
Full-time /
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.
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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.

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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.

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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. 

The Remote Service Operations Engineer (RSOE) is the first point of contact for issue resolution of the customer’s energy storage sites. The RSOE ensures availability of the assets by managing incidents to complete issue resolution in a timely manner. This includes responsive reactive maintenance as well as planned preventive infrastructure maintenance.

As the Remote Service Operations Engineer, you will:
•Be the remote owner of large-scale energy storage sites and operate as first and primary point of contact for all customer needs
•Working from our Bangalore office location on a 24/7 rotational shift.
•Respond to customer calls or alarms sent by the storage sites’ alarm system and identify the required actions or delegate/consult with technical experts within the Fluence organization
•Act as owner of all timely reactive and preventive maintenance activities being coordinated with the customer and regions 
•Provide remote diagnostic, troubleshooting and hands-on technical support
•Own Safety culture and ensure safety is a priority during maintenance
•Maintain accurate records of all site activity and create professional and high-quality service reports in our service platform
•Actively identify and own process improvements to our growing service organization to reduce costs, increase response time, improve reliability, and improve quality of our services
•Actively feedback any improvement areas to outside of fluence service organization e.g. installation or engineering teams

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?
•Undergraduate degree preferred (BSEE, BSME, BSCE) or Licensed Electrician
•Experience in bi-directional inverters, HVAC and 1000V/high current DC systems.  
•At least 2 years of related experience in electric utility or independent power producer experience within generation / operations / technical teams (Energy Storage, Coal, Gas, Solar, Hydro, Wind).
•Proven track record of remote troubleshooting.
•Ability to adapt to dynamic conditions and stay focused/execute on goals.
•Must be willing to work in an environment that requires frequent phone-based customer interaction and Ability to present oneself well over the phone.
•Excellent interpersonal skills with both external customers and internal employees.
•Excellent MS Office; SCADA Experience & MODBUS Experience would be major plus.
•Linux operating system experience for system administration, preferably using Red Hat/Fedora, Ubuntu, or Debian is a major plus.
•Fundamental understanding of Networking
•Requires ability to physically bend, stoop, sit, stand, walk, reach, climb ladders/steps, & lift up to 40lbs.
•Should be able to Work from our Bangalore office location on a 24/7 rotational shift.
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.