Job title: Renewable energy solutions engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 10-01-2024
Job ID: 32484

Job Description

Solutions engineer renewable energy

Onsite in Exeter

Base and bonus circa £50k 

Our client is a deep tech startup, a team of ML experts, software engineers and support teams working with engineering and infrastructure companies dedicated to becoming data-driven and using AI and ML to advance their digital transformation.

We are now hiring a solutions engineer for the renewables division, reporting into the head of solutions/business development.

The role:

The role holder will be required to lead client interaction, translating customer needs into actionable product requirements and specifications.

You will need to have:

  • Technical domain expertise within one or more of the relevant industries (energy systems, grids, wind, solar, hydrogen) - essential for the role.
  • Creativity and an enquiring mindset - a desire to master new areas such as data science, uncertainty quantification and other industries and
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to dissect complex technical concepts, and explain them to stakeholders with a range of technical
  • A strategic mindset - able to recognise and analyse opportunities and capabilities.
  • Strong interest in business and partnerships; keen to develop commercial relationships and guide product and technology to capture market
  • Computationally competent, with experience performing data analysis; Python experience and modelling capabilities are desirable.
  • A motivated and agile professional, interested in supporting and driving the ambitions of a fast-paced deep tech start-up.

Integral to building long-term customer relationships, the role will interact with both the technical, business development, and management teams 

  • Stay abreast of sector/domain developments, including the key: Players and competitors, trends and technologies, challenges/problems experienced in the sector and other developments in the sector
  • Build strong relationships with customers/prospective customers: Build and maintain relationships, primarily with technical level contacts, from initial contact through to long-term collaborations, provide customers with outstanding customer service and support
  • Utilise domain knowledge and customer relationship insights
  • Maintain and share accurate records of business development activities, customer interactions
  • Provide customers with technical support throughout the pre-sales process and provide follow-up where necessary
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the company's technical products and services
  • Communicate the value and benefits of these products to potential clients.
  • Identify and define sector problems that can be addressed using inhouse technology
  • Identify and suggest gaps, improvements or key features in the product to aid product development for the sector
  • Document use-cases that can be used by marketing, sales, business development and software engineering teams



There is an EMI scheme in the company. Employees may be eligible for this scheme subject to seniority (and, if eligible, once they have been in the
company for a year).

A range of additional benefits, including:
● 4 day working week
● Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) scheme
● BUPA private health care (via salary sacrifice)