Expert Technologist (EV & BESS)

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy Storage & DSRElectro Mobility
Contact NameJack Eagle

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to be supporting the Innovation & R&D incubator at a major, international utility and energy solutions provider in their search for an Expert Technologist (EV Infrastructure & BESS).

As a key member of the Emerging Tech R&D team, you would have the opportunity to take lead on some of the most promising innovation projects in the sector – primarily surrounding BESS & EV integration, energy management, optimisation, and electrification solutions.

In particular, this individual would be providing technical & modelling expertise to the business’ cleantech & renewable energy subsidiaries – while also collaborating in developing their strategies.

The ideal candidate will have direct experience developing and launching optimisation models. They should also have both technical skills using Python, MATLAB, R., or C/C++ and a proven capability building strategic partnerships.


  • Technology lead for EV charging infrastructure research projects, in support of ultra-fast charging strategies.

  • Support the team in designing and developing fast charging EV networks for passenger cars and trucks – integrating with different energy vectors.

  • Lead the research of new optimisation solutions related to grid demand and energy storage utilisation.

  • Research new methods for front-of-meter optimisation.

  • Lead the design and implementation of micro-grid systems that enable R&D activities linked to ultra-fast charging and BESS development.

  • Develop energy models to understand the efficiencies of long duration energy storage systems.

  • Working with EV Charging & BESS divisions to provide technical expertise and identification of innovative business opportunities within Electrification and Mobility.


  • Qualified Electrical /Computer Science/ Energy Systems Engineer (Via Degree or similar)

  • At least 10 years’ experience working on charging or energy infrastructure technologies.

  • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms in relation to energy storage optimisation.

  • Proven ability to develop and launch energy system models to optimise battery co-location with EV charging or renewable assets (solar/wind).

  • Strong software skills surrounding R, Python, MATLAB, C/C++.

  • Exposure to AWS cloud architecture.

  • Proven experience building and maintaining key strategic partnerships.

  • Ability to communicate with internal teams to develop technical strategies and business opportunities.

  • You thrive in open, innovative environments and have a determination to create sustainable solutions.