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Technical Sales Engineer, the Netherlands

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job description

We are looking for a talented Technical Sales Engineer to join Sympower's expanding team in the Netherlands. As a Technical Sales Engineer, you are an essential part of the Sympower team in establishing the connection between the assets used for demand response and our platform. You will define the link between our system and the customer’s processes. You will also ensure that this setup will work about the performance requirements of the intended demand response market. This is done by knowing our platform’s key properties and strengths and collaborating with our customers’ technical counterparts to understand their processes and the flexibility potential. Based on the candidate's wishes, this role can quickly be developed to involve more work in technical sales.

This critical role will help us break into the demand-side flexibility market in The Netherlands. You can find more about Sympower in this video.

Join us in accelerating the energy transition!

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive, values-based culture where everyone feels that they belong and 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.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with our customers in the Netherlands 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 prequalification 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

Job requirements

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s in a technical field such as electrical/automation engineering or the equivalent in technical work experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English are a must

  • Interest in demand response, energy systems, and the energy transition

  • Team player with great collaboration skills

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently

  • Willingness to learn new things and develop yourself

  • Desire/ability to work in a small company environment

  • Availability to travel within the Netherlands and abroad

Beneficial skills

  • Experience in factory or industrial production environments

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

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

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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