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Commercial Solar Performance Engineer



Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
About Omnidian
Omnidian is building a more sustainable future for the planet. We assure that IoT-enabled distributed energy assets perform at their best through our passionate teams, our innovative technology, and by creating an amazing customer experience. We're a well-funded, growth-stage company offering the potential for enormous impact, both on our products and on the world.
We are headquartered in Seattle, and are a remote first organization.
The Job
This is a great opportunity to join a company that is building a new business model. You will work directly with the entire founding team to contribute directly to our success.
The Commercial Solar Performance Engineer will have primary responsibility to onboard, model, and QAQC data for newly acquired systems as well as analyze the operational health and performance of a growing portfolio of commercial solar assets. The qualified candidate is experienced with solar data analysis and has demonstrated a track record of excellent customer service and client communications. This role requires a self-starter skilled at managing multiple tasks and priorities, working across daily routine tasks as well as innovative projects. The Commercial Solar Performance Engineer will help identify and resolve performance issues with commercial solar systems, onboard new clients and assets, provide technical support to customers and service technicians, and support sales and product development initiatives.

What You'll Do

  • Onboarding: create new assets in Omnidian’s platforms, connect assets to data sources, and configure client solar asset information. Ensure assets’ technical specifications are fully onboarded to enable the automated reporting features of Omnidian’s platform.
  • Modeling: Perform computer simulation of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation system performance or energy production to optimize efficiency using HelioScope, PV Syst Aurora, SAM, or any related cloud based or software tool.
  • Performance Analysis: Review asset performance data and issue identification.
  • Sales Support: Assist performance modeling team to provide pre-sales support to win new business. Provide technical support and feedback to sales team.
  • Technical Support: Support client and site host customer communications; support field service technician communications; assist in resolving escalated issues.
  • Continuous process improvement: Participate in identifying, documenting and adopting best practices and standardized operating procedures. Help identify features and improvements for Omnidian’s proprietary platform. Cross-train team members in DAS portals and energy simulation tools.

Who You Are (Education and Experience)

  • 7 years of professional experience.
  • 5 years of experience in the solar energy industry, in monitoring operations, asset management, system design, or field service and maintenance preferred.
  • Experience with solar monitoring DAS platforms and alerts preferred.
  • Experience performing energy simulations using industry-standard platforms (PVSyst, Helioscope).
  • Experience reading and interpreting solar system design drawings.
  • Strong understanding of solar technology, monitoring systems, maintenance practices, and solar industry landscape.
  • Skills and experience we are looking for:
  • Strong technical skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to independently make decisions and solve problems
  • Exercises good judgment. Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate persons and follow up accordingly with the customer. Knows when to involve supervisors.
  • Highly organized and process oriented
  • Passion for learning new skills and concepts
  • Embraces change and can adapt to the needs of the business and team
  • Ability to remain focused and productive with tasks that may be repetitive
  • Ability to stay cool under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient with G Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets)Working knowledge of CRM applications

Work-Life at Omnidian

  • All of our roles offer the opportunity to work remotely
  • If you are in the Seattle, WA area, we offer a vibrant and creative workspace in the heart of downtown Seattle
  • We provide outstanding benefits that we are continually improving upon, including family medical, dental, vision, disability, parental leave, unlimited PTO, paid sabbatical leave, transit and 401(k)
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes a bonus and equity for every employee
  • We are dog lovers and our offices and many of our events are dog-friendly
  • We are a passionate, mission driven team that believes in collaboration, mutual respect and trust

Total Compensation

  • Full base salary range of $102,000 - $138,000
  • Up to 15% bonus, paid quarterly (new employees eligible for bonus program after 90 days of employment)
  • Salary Band and Philosophy: We place candidates within the band based on professional experience, not negotiating skills, as part of our overall effort to avoid gender pay discrepancy.
  • If you're a high potential candidate that needs additional training and support, we're willing to bring you below the midpoint and invest in your success. If you're a candidate with particularly deep experience and expertise, we're willing to bring you in above the midpoint. Most candidates will come in at the midpoint, and all employees have the ability to move up in their band through annual merit increases (and move to the next band through promotions)
  • 100% of health insurance monthly premiums paid for employees, and 50% health insurance premiums covered for dependents
  • Stock options
  • Up to $500 annual learning reimbursement
We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our customers. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to ensuring our hiring and retention practices, as well as our office culture, reflects this value.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Omnidian is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity in the workplace. We make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration to age, ancestry, citizenship, disability, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, national origin, political activity or affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.