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Electrical Engineering Analyst

Octopus Energy US

Octopus Energy US

IT, Other Engineering
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
The energy industry is undergoing the largest transformation since industrialisation at an unprecedented rate of change and we are positioning ourselves to be at the heart of that change.
Our aim is to be the leading global provider of solutions that enable customers to release £30bn of value per annum from distributed energy resources (DERs). We are building a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription business with a global addressable market of £2.4 billion per annum, by digitally connecting hundreds of thousands of DERs with energy markets.
We have already attained a market leading position and KrakenFlex is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the industry. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed and we are pleased to announce that we now have the full support and backing of Octopus Energy, an award-winning UK energy supplier who share our passion and values.
As we enter the stage of rapid commercialisation and platform growth we are now looking for an exceptional person to provide a wide range of services to new and existing clients and work closely with them on both long-term strategy as well as playing an active role in implementing Energy Infrastructure projects.
You will work closing with the projects teams helping perform a technical analysis on both new assets (such as grid scale batteries and large energy assets) and retrofit opportunities (such as large heating systems, heat pumps). This role also involves working closely with energy suppliers to help them set their technical strategy.
This is an exciting and challenging position for the right candidate. We are looking for someone with a strong Electrical Engineering background. You will likely have a background as an engineer to a senior level or have been involved in technical pre-sales. This wide-ranging role combines technical and commercial skills covering all aspects of Renewable Energy infrastructure

What you'll do

  • Meeting stakeholders, both technical and nontechnical, and providing them with guidance on
  • how KrakenFlex works
  • Building a technical proposal for how KrakenFlex will connect to the energy storage assets
  • Consulting with the data science/commercial team on the flexibility potential of each
  • opportunity
  • Visiting industrial commercial sites to better understand the technical requirements
  • Working with the pre-sales team to help shape the pre-sales roadmap
  • Technical presentations to various stakeholders

What you'll have

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or similar technical field
  • Experience of working in the Energy Industry
  • Understanding of Electrical Power Systems and the Energy Market
  • Understanding of energy storage and renewable generation
  • Strong people and presentation skills
  • Able to read and write technical documents and drawings (slide decks, data sheets, SLDs, BCDs)
  • Self-motivated and organized

It would be great if you had

  • Ability to travel to work with partners, customers and colleagues in other offices
  • Understanding of computer networks
  • Experience in the design of electrical networks for generation plants
  • Knowledge of energy storage and renewable asset generation

Why else you'll love it here

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options including FSAs
  • paid time off — we know working hard means also being able to recharge as needed, we trust our employees to get the work done and take the time they need.
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Parental leave. Biological, adoptive and foster parents are all eligible.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Flexible working environment: you need to shift around your schedule? You do you, we genuinely believe in work/life balance.
  • Equity Options: every Octopus employee owns part of the business. We’re a team, working together towards huge goals. Every person is crucial to our success, you should be rewarded as such.
  • Modern office or co-working spaces depending on location.
  • The salary range for this position is $100K-$150K (with a certain degree of flexibility) depending on level of experience.
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.