Energy management software development in an innovative cleantech company

Our client is a young, dynamic startup integrating its high-tech, proprietary distributed energy management system hardware and software and smart home management, into net-zero residential energy sharing communities. This pioneering company based in Geneva develops innovative solutions enabling smart energy distribution, sharing and management. To reinforce their team, our client is looking for a young, passionate and talented

Energy Management Controls Engineer

In this exciting position you will collaborate closely with the Director of Energy. You will have the opportunity to bring key energy management development competences to this 15 people company, growing the company’s capabilities in energy and microgrid management systems, as well as in equipment controls, including heat pumps, electric vehicles, solar energy and storage systems.

Main tasks
  • Develop, implement and test real-time energy management control logic, deployed in industrial PC, embedded systems and cloud
  • Integrate communication protocols and control flow interfaces to on-site equipment including solar and battery inverters, heat pumps, electric vehicles
  • Define and maintain controls, register data point and parameters libraries
  • Define boundaries and help integrate the real-time control logic with the optimization and predictive Energy Management Systems layers. Prioritize and synchronize multiple control loops
  • Optimize algorithms and control loops in respect to equipment cycle times, computing CPU and memory
  • Document logic and algorithm, define functional review and test procedures
  • Collaborate with other hardware, data and software engineers
Your profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, automation, controls systems, or similar field
  • 3 years’ experience prototyping, deploying and maintaining reliable and scalable industrial control algorithms, in at least one of the fields of power generation, electro-mobility or HVAC 
  • Industry experience with communication protocols including Modbus RTU/TCP, OCPP, CAN bus 
  • Solid experience with flow-based, visual logic development tools such as Node-RED; working knowledge of javascript, C and C++ language
  • Basic Electrical or Mechanical engineering background to understand energy flows, battery charging characteristics, heat transfer fundamentals
  • Experience with time-series query, transformation, and relational database tools incl. SQL, influxDB
  • Fluent in French and in English; German is a plus

Are you passionate about driving positive change through sustainable climate technology and do you have skills to excel in a fast-paced environment? Do not hesitate to apply by email to steve.veya@ems.ch or to call us (+41 21 613 7000) for additional information about this exciting position in a dynamic and inclusive work environment offering attractive opportunities for professional development and a competitive salary.
  • Job title
    Energy Management Controls Engineer
  • Sector
    Energy / Water / Environment
  • Occupational group
    Research / Development / Engineering
  • Region
    Geneva
  • Reference number
    4762.VD
  • Your consultant
    Steve Veya
    Steve Veya -

    steve.veya@ems.ch


    Lausanne
    18, avenue d’Ouchy
    CH-1006 Lausanne
    021 613 70 00
Steve Veya
Steve Veya