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Technical Solutions Engineer

Stem

Stem

IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Stem provides clean energy solutions and services designed to maximize the economic, environmental, and resiliency value of energy assets and portfolios. Stem’s leading AI-driven enterprise software platform, Athena®, enables organizations to deploy and unlock value from clean energy assets at scale. Powerful applications, including AlsoEnergy’s PowerTrack, simplify and optimize asset management and connect an ecosystem of owners, developers, assets, and markets. Stem also offers integrated partner solutions to help improve returns across energy projects, including storage, solar, and EV fleet charging. For more information, visit www.stem.com.


Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

What we are looking for:

As a Technical Solutions Engineer you will be providing the sales team and Stem’s customers technical engineering support throughout the origination and design phases of renewable power and energy storage systems. You will serve as a trusted advisor and lend credibility to utility-scale storage opportunities throughout the sales lifecycle. Day-to-day activities will include customer calls, describing technical solutions, and managing technical cases / opportunities as assigned. You will engage with sales, division leaders, partners, and deployment teams understanding and coordinating technical matters to align with product strategy. Travel within the US is occasionally required including visits to Stem’s San Francisco Bay Area or Boulder, Colorado Headquarters.

Responsibilities:

  • Vet the technical viability of a solution as it is applied to each project or portfolio opportunity that comes through the sales team
  • Review RFPs (Request for Proposal) and informal client requests and then develop preliminary system design concepts, layouts, and technical specifications based on Stem standards as defined by the company divisions
  • Interact with division leaders, product management, and procurement to evaluate and specify special buys with equipment vendors
  • Liaise with sales and division product marketing teams to define value proposition for a client’s needs when developing proposals
  • Provide necessary support and documentation for Stem balance of plant and cost estimates
  • Provide technical support to the sales and legal teams in the negotiations with the client (hardware and non-standard software / services)
  • Request appropriate technical documentation (datasheets, technical specification, product warranty detail, etc.) from division leaders and product management as part of the contracting process
  • Provide scope of work documents and technical contract exhibit language as necessary before the customer issues a P.O. (Purchase Orders) for the deployment team to carry out after the sale is complete
  • Support the deployment team during project construction with scope clarifications
  • Support developing and/or contributing detailed design concepts for energy storage system design for awarded projects

Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or other related engineering discipline
  • Experience in client interaction & excellent written/verbal communication
  • Solution-oriented, organized problem-solving skillset
  • 2+ years of experience with utility-scale renewable energy generation projects
  • 3 years of Power engineering and/or system integration experience required
  • 2+ years large-scale interconnection experience required
  • Proven experience with interconnections, ideally in one or more of ERCOT, CAISO, ISONE and NYISO
  • AutoCAD software proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard design codes such as National Electric Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and other industry standards
  • Strong knowledge of electrical principles, including medium voltage distribution, protection system coordination and relaying principles
  • Willingness to travel up to 15% for site visits, customer and utility meetings.

Job Location

Full remote for the right candidate

The compensation for this position is base + commission.

Salary Range

$133,920.00 - $187,600.00

Stem, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.