Systems Engineer I

Requisition ID:  23862

Houston, US, 77056

What You Can Expect

As the Engineering Associate you will be a key player of a diverse team developing cutting-edge energy storage solutions. This position requires a technical degree in electrical engineering or equivalent and experience with power systems and renewables. In this role you will be working with the rest of the engineering team in identifying project requirements, designing battery energy storage systems, specifying system components, supporting the business development team, managing projects from design to operation, and supporting the operations team. This position is part of the Flexible Generation & Retail Global Business Unit (FGBU) in North America. 


Every day you will work with a cross-functional team of systems engineers, subject level experts in power electrical engineering and battery engineering, software engineering,  commissioning engineering, and project managers. Additionally, you will act independently with minimal direction and, as a project team member, able to work cooperatively to deliver quality electrical engineering for the project, interconnection agreements, and the team’s goals for a successful project.


  • Work alongside engineering to design and commission stationary energy storage systems based on lithium-ion battery technology
  • In-take and implement improvement ideas from installation crews in the field and from operations
  • Understand the impact of design to installation and operation of the battery energy storage system (BESS) system, document lessons learned and create a feedback loop to escalate issues
  • Participate in solving problems with various components or at the system level
  • Identify and resolve conflicts, inter-dependencies, and program issues quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure Engie’s BESS internal guidelines are followed


What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; or related field
  • Knowledge of renewable systems, battery storage, generation system design
  • Understanding of relevant standards and electrical studies for utility applications
  • Knowledge of development of the electrical construction drawing set and Controls, Networking, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Ability to create, read and interpret construction plans and specifications


Additional Details

  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • Must be available to travel domestically 50% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies 



Salary Range: $62,400 – $90,505 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.  


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for an incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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We value internal mobility and will offer sponsorship for this role to internal candidates only.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Flexible Gen & Retail NORTHAM - FlexGen Support
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston