Technical Lead - VPP Technologies

You will be based out of North Sydney., Flexible working arrangements available., Be a part of the eco-friendly Renewable Energy sector..

Technical Lead VPP Technologies

  • You will be based out of North Sydney.
  • Flexible working arrangements available.
  • Be a part of the eco-friendly Renewable Energy sector.

The company

Our Client is a young and growing electricity retailer and developer of renewable energy generation assets. Owned by Australias largest wholesale supplier of solar products, their model uses generous feed-in tariffs, and promotes solar and energy storage options for households at affordable prices. They also distribute and operate integrated solar and energy storage technologies in partnership with their suppliers and customers.

The Role

Our client is looking for a Technical Lead-VPP technologies to work closely with both the CEO and COO to lead the companys expansion and growth in the Distributed Energy Resources revolution. As a core member at the forefront of the energy systems evolution, you will be an integral member of the senior leadership team.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Data capture, analysis and presentation of data from solar PV and battery storage systems, and wholesale electricity market data
  • Developing and executing lab and VPP-wide testings
  • Identifying feasible Virtual Power Plant (VPP) programs and initiatives for implementations into the energy systems
  • Evaluating VPP and community battery project opportunities, including preparation of EOI and responses to RFP
  • Providing technical demonstrations for registration of VPP into contingency and frequency control markets in the NEM
  • Liaising with DNSPs across different jurisdictions to propose project designs, including pre-contract energy modelling.
  • Assisting in the preparation of data for submissions to consultations (AEMC, AEMO, state government).

Selection Criteria

To be successful for this position, you should have:

  • Bachelor of electrical or electronic engineering, with previous experience in distributed energy and storage or with a DNSP highly regarded
  • Experience in working on cloud computing environments (MS Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Understanding of hardware and software interactions (Application Programming Interface)
  • Technical knowledge of electricity distribution and transmission systems including grid connections
  • Understanding of wholesale and retail electricity market regulatory requirements and processes (AER, AEMC, AEMO, state governments)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to manage time and prioritise workload effectively

It will be beneficial if you also have:

  • Previous experience in distributed energy and storage or with a DNSP

Polyglot group welcomes, values and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with different cultural backgrounds and disabilities.

20/04/2021 $0 Sydney 1 Engineering
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