Flexibility Technical Lead


London, England, United Kingdom

Full time

£62.8k+ (annually)


Nov 17

Flexibility Technical Lead

Do you have an engineering background and experience with Battery Storage technology? If so, come and join EDF as a Flexibility Technical Lead!  

The Opportunity

EDF Wholesale Market Services (WMS) is a core business line within the EDF UK Customers Business that is at the centre of helping Britain achieve Net Zero. It provides industry leading wholesale market services to EDF’s supply and generation business units and to third party energy asset owners. The team operates in a broad and diverse range of market segments including residential & business supply, nuclear, renewable & thermal generation and storage & flexible energy.

We are looking for a talented Flexibility Technical Lead to join our Flexible Services team as the subject matter expert on fundamental power engineering, battery storage trading strategies, data analysis and visualisation, asset constraints and grid codes including the BSC. 

Pay, benefits and culture

Alongside a salary of circa £62,800 (depending on experience) and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives.

Your rewards package includes a choice of benefits, such as electric vehicle leasing, enhanced parental leave, health insurance, discounts and employee pricing.

Flexible working means you can work from home (if you wish) and we’ll provide a suite of IT equipment to ensure that you can work remotely comfortably and effectively. The team travel to our London offices on a weekly basis.

Jake North, Commercial Lead, says ‘The flexibility sector is the most dynamic market I have worked in, to date which both challenges and rewards you daily. If you love a fast-paced environment, working collaboratively across teams to support customers to maximise the potential of their assets and learning something new every day then working within WMS is definitely for you!’

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. 

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need. 

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

What you’ll be doing

As the Flexibility Technical Lead, you will be responsible for owning and developing data to support data visualisations for teams, customer reporting, data efficiency and ensuring all data related to Flexibility Services is maintained to an excellent standard.

You will identify solutions for automating processes and data flows with the goal of developing Flexibility Services into an agile and data centric team, ensuring you deliver a quality customer experience. 

Providing technical project support across teams within Flexibility Services and the wider WMS team, you will identify and lead improvements of asset parameter monitoring, automation, and technical analysis. You will support the commercial function in Flexibility Services on asset valuations, pricing, and product development.

You will be required to attend and engage in industry events as a representative of EDF, feeding into technical consultations relevant to the flexibility industry and writing posts and articles on a wide range of topics including market dynamics, battery optimisation, power engineering and grid conditions.

Who you are

We are looking for somebody with proven experience and expertise in one or more of the following languages: SQL, Python, Alteryx, Tableau or C#.

You will have excellent knowledge and understanding of the UK flexibility industry, a strong numerical ability and experience with technical data analysis. A background in electrical or chemical engineering is also preferred.

Working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally, you will be required to communicate and present clear and concise information to all levels. We are looking for somebody with excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships.

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

If you have any questions regarding the role, please reach out to ellie.beckwith@edfenergy.com

Closing date for applications: 27th November 2023

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