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Lead Controls Software Engineer, Energy Storage - REMOTE

ThinkBAC Consulting
Phoenix, AZ
  • Posted: January 13, 2023
  • Full-Time
Lead Energy Storage Controls Software Engineer - Renewables

Location: FULL-TIME REMOTE (Anywhere in the USA)

This an opportunity to join an industry leading renewable energy venture with strong private equity backing that is focused on the development, execution, and operations of dynamic utility-scale energy storage projects. They are at the forefront of the industry, have accumulated over 8GW of projects in a relatively short period of time, and are currently in an accelerated expansion phase that includes the addition of a Lead BMS Software Control Systems Engineer.

The Energy Storage Controls Software Engineer acts as an SME for the software control communication systems between the Battery Management Systems (BMS) and Power Plant Controllers (PPC) to optimize energy trading strategies as well as asset management operations. It is a hands-on role that will develop production ready code for battery control system architecture and methodologies for innovative utility-scale renewable energy projects involving battery storage technology.

The battery management system architecture will also integrate with a proprietary in-house data driven decision-making technology platform. The role will be part of a creative team focused on energy storage / battery storage trading strategies, asset management, and real-time energy pricing.

They are committed to creating more renewable infrastructure solutions for the grid and are offering long term EQUITY BASED BONUS INCENTIVES OPPORTUNITIES to their employees leading the drive to meet company goals. Other perks included a competitive base salary, open PTO policy, flex work hours, benefits, the opportunity to work with a transparent Executive Leadership Team..and more.


  • The Renewables BMS Controls Software Engineer (Energy Storage) - Takes ownership of battery management control systems architecture, integrations, algorithms, network models, and conceptual design build outs based on ISO/RTO requirements
  • The Renewables BMS Controls Software Engineer (Energy Storage) - Leads the development of production ready code for battery control systems modeling or programming using tools like Python and MATLAB/Simulink
  • The Renewables BMS Controls Software Engineer (Energy Storage) - Drives the SCADA automation system integration process in the implementation, installation, commissioning and maintenance energy storage initiatives
  • The Renewables BMS Controls Software Engineer (Energy Storage) - Evaluates battery storage dispatch models, battery management systems, inverters, P&C layouts, and relay logic to ensure assets are optimized for success


  • 5+ years of software based BMS (battery management system) and PPC (Power Plant controllers) engineering experience
  • Expert in python based programming and proven background developing production ready code
  • Solid understanding of state-of-charge (SOC) and state-of-health (SOH) algorithms
  • Comprehensive understanding BMS system software integration, monitoring, and commissioning of physical assets like power plants
  • Production ready coding experience utilizing in agile software development environments
  • Working knowledge of quantitative modeling and algorithmic financial risk evaluations
  • Well versed in control systems architecture and SCADA systems

ThinkBAC Consulting


Phoenix, AZ
85001 USA



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