Test Engineer (m/f/d) - German speaker

Erlangen, Germany
Product – Global Software & Controls /
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 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. 

We are looking for a Test Engineer & Lab Support (m/f/d), full time with an unlimited contract, for our office in Erlangen. Please note, that this role requires fluent German language skills.
In this role you will perform as a member of a dynamic hardware engineering team developing cutting edge energy storage tools. 
Your responsibilities:
- Test software and hardware for ongoing development projects
- Responsible for developing and maintaining test cases using Agile Scrum software development methodologies
- Responsibilities will include compliance management, technical documentation, testing support and process efficiency 
Your skills: 
· Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Quality Engineering or related technical field
· 5+ years of experience design and testing of power electronic devices
· Experience using a Test Case Management System such as TestRail and capturing day to day activities in JIRA
· Ability to support product concepts through the evaluation and implementation of new and state-of-the-art technologies that address challenging customer problems
· Ability to use engineering expertise to analyze complex hardware, electronics, software, and fluidics systems, design, architecture, and other technical issues
· Experience working with hardware and software in loop test harnesses
· Desire to participate, define, and adhere to best practices for hardware engineering, development testing, and validation
· Perform validation testing and complete root cause analysis of possible failures in components, subsystems and product-level systems
· Review product and process non-conformance and recommend remedial actions including but not limited to modifications of products, processes or QA standards where warranted
· Experience in forming design/analysis of a system or new requirements and testing embedded systems for industrial uses, particularly feedback control systems
· Experience in developing test plans and procedures to assess adherence to requirements.
· Ability to comprehend high-level objectives and translate that to provide technical leadership to a team of quality engineers. 
· Have strong oral and written communication skills for communicating ideas to both managers and other technical leads.
· Work with external suppliers certifications, test documents, and requirements are all up to date.
· Ability to read technical specifications, engineering drawings, and descriptions as they relate to engineering designs, process flow, manufacturing techniques, and quality standards
· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and provide solutions
· Fluent language skills in German and English
· Experience in supporting Linux, Mac and Windows operating systems
· Knowledge in AWS, Openstack, Docker, and/or Github
· Experience with continuous integration, build management, automated test frameworks and assessing existing products

Our benefits:
· Attractive pay in line with the metal collective agreement
· 30 days annual vacation
·Hybrid working in Erlangen
·Flexible working time
· Company pension plan
· Capital forming payments for Tarif-Employees
· Kindergarten allowance tax free (100€/kid/month)
· Culture based on values within diverse teams, open and transparent communication with a focus on DE&I
· Personal development (LinkedIn Training, inhouse training, workshops)
· Sabbatical Option
· Home office allowance
· Corporate Benefits
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.