Principal Applications Engineer (Solar & Energy Storage) - REMOTE

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Job Description

Principal Applications Engineer (Solar & Energy Storage Utility Division) Location: REMOTE - Anywhere in the USA A major global provider of solar renewable energy equipment and services is looking to grow their team with the addition of a Principal Applications Engineer (Solar & Energy Storage). This role will act as a Technical Advisor (Solar / Battery Storage/ Microgrid) / Subject Matter Expert (SME) to Distributors, System integrators, Power Utility Companies, and EPCs. The incumbent will be utilized as a reference point for expertise on the company u2019s major product lines such as inverters, transformers, and renewable energy storage batteries for utility scale projects.It will be focused primarily on advanced level provisions of conceptual Energy Storage / Micro-grid / PV designs, grid interconnection systems, detailed Energy Storage / Micro-grid / PV design implementation, and technical sales support for Power Utility / Utility-Scale projects in North America, Central America, and Mexico. Another key aspect of this role will be helping train internal employees and external clients to increase product (inverters, transformers, and battery storage) knowledge, define project requirements, and troubleshoot technical issues.This is a remote role that can be based anywhere in the United States (USA) and comes with a competitive compensation package (base salary, 401K, profit sharing, health benefits u2026etc). Responsibilities: The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer will work with internal and external stakeholder to develop and implement solar PV inverter products, grid interconnection systems, and customer requirements. The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer creates custom inverter product solutions through the interpretation of renewable energy project requirements The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer advises on PV / Battery Storage / Microgrid systems design concepts, specifications, and reviews The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer represents the company as a Solar & Battery Storage Product Expert (SME) at client events, industry trades shows, and solar conferences The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer will work closely with the internal sales, marketing and product development teams on product improvement and sales strategies. The Principal Application Engineer / Principal Solar & Energy Storage Engineer will support internal and external clients through the use of various information distribution methods such as client site visits, online forums, and online training delivery platforms. Skills/Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical degree 10+ years experience with inverters, energy production, design, and/or the grid connection of Solar PV/ Energy Storage / MicroGrid systems Technical Expertise in the areas of Micro-grid, battery technologies, and power systems design Technical expertise in the areas of energy supply, power electronics and battery technologies Hands-on experience working with stakeholders on utility /grid interconnection systems and requisitions Experience within the Renewables industry preferably with a focus on Solar, Photovoltaic, Battery Storage, and Energy Storage products/services Working knowledge of inverter, transformers, and renewable battery storage systems Solar / Battery Storage simulation and design software experience with PV Syst or similar programs (SAM, HOMER, PVSOL, RETScreen, Solarius PV, HelioScope, Helios3D, Solar Pro, SOLARGIS, PV F-Char, or PVWatts) Must have a strong understanding of Electrical Engineer, Power System Engineer, Energy Storage Engineer, Solar Engineer and/or Mechanical Engineer concepts in association with renewable energy / utility (T) industry standards