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Technical Sales Engineer, Finland

Turku, FinlandOperations

Job description

The position

We are looking for a talented Technical Sales Engineer to join Sympower to support our growing team in Finland. As a Technical Sales Engineer, you are an important part of the Sympower team to define suitable assets for demand response and establish the connection between these assets and our platform. You will be responsible for defining the link between our system and the customer’s processes. You will also ensure that this setup will work with regards to the performance requirements of the intended demand response market. This is done by knowing our platform’s key properties and strengths combined with collaborating with our customers’ technical counterparts to understand their processes and the flexibility potential in it.

Join us in accelerating the energy transition!

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values based culture where everyone feels that they belong, and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days Paid Volunteer Leave

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

Job requirements

What you will do

  • Work with our customers in Finland to identify suitable processes to be controlled and specify hardware implementations

  • Specify our hardware installations at our customers and instruct installers how to use our hardware

  • Execute tests and analyze results to ensure technical performance as part of the internal requirements and pre-qualification requirements from external parties (TSOs, DSOs, etc.)

  • Manage and maintain the existing installations at our customers

  • Provide technical support during customer acquisition, both technical pre-sales and sales work

  • Collaborate with our team of software developers in technical development


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s in mechanical / electrical, automation or energy engineering or equivalent experiences

  • 2+ years experience in / knowledge of different industrial processes e.g. paper, metal, waste & water, food industry, energy, EVs, heavy industry.

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills in Finnish and English. 

  • Experience to lead, track and drive for progress in technical implementation projects

  • People skills with the ability to convince others of your idea based on arguments.

  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently

  • Interest in energy transition

  • Team player with collaboration skills (international team)

  • Willingness to work in a changing working environment, learn new things and develop yourself

  • This role is based in Finland, with preference in Turku where our office is located.

Good to have skills

  • Experience in / knowledge of electrical design- or installation and commissioning in industrial settings

  • Knowledge / understanding of industrial operating systems.

  • Knowledge of the electricity sector, ideally experience of reserves and balancing power markets

  • Experience in start-ups/scale-up companies

  • Swedish language skills a plus


Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video.

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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