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UL, LLC Principal Engineer Grid Code Compliance (m/f/d) in Hamburg, Germany

Are you a Grid Code expert and experienced in the Renewable Energy segment? Are you passionate about new technologies, working as a subject matter expert in an international environment and growing within a team supporting prestigious Clients?

If the answer is “yes” then read on.

From small-scale microgrid systems of solar and storage that bring energy closer to a remote village, to complex utility-scale wind and solar farms that power corporations and cities, UL Solutions can help support customer projects anywhere around the globe.

Find out more under: https://www.ul.com/industries/energy-and-utilities/renewables

As our global footprint continues to spread across the world, we are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer Grid Code Compliance to join our team in Germany (Bremen/ Hamburg/ Neu-Isenburg, hybrid or remote).

In this position, you will have technical oversight of the UL Solutions grid code services, serving as Regional or Global subject matter expert for multiple UL Solutions technologies. You will also represent UL on standards committees.

  • Manage or develop new standard programs and capabilities, regionally or globally.

  • Develop requirements, tests and supporting certification documentation to validate that power generating units, interconnection equipment and systems are compatible with the local and regional grid codes.

  • Establish relationships with grid operators and utility commissions in key regions, to increase knowledge of their needs as well as create bilateral rapport to increase acceptance and align our certifications of power generating units and systems with those interconnection requirements.

  • Work with customers to assist them in meeting evolving regulatory standards for steady-state performance.

  • Analyze and evaluate grid code requirements globally to:

  • Determine if there are different requirements for: transmission connection, distribution connection, DER type, DER size/ratings and other notable differences.

  • Determine minimum performance thresholds of interconnected equipment, such as battery energy storage system (BESS).

  • Compare requirements for potential combination of similar protocols or requirements to maximize representative evaluation coverage.

  • Capture customer technical and application requirements to understand regional and application-specific requirements.

  • Monitor and identify changes in grid codes globally in order to drive necessary changes to maintain UL Solution’s competitive readiness.

  • Collaborate with peers to facilitate cross functional requirements and support development of new requirements and evaluation programs.

  • University Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology or Physics from an accredited program

  • Generally twelve years or more of directly related work experience

  • Excellent communication and networking skills, internally and externally

  • Ability to establish new processes and technical documentation tools

  • Flexibility and innovation capacity

A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth.

The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers’ products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.

We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future.

From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world.​ Our science is your advantage.

Mission: Working for a safer world

UL LLC has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. To assure full implementation of this equal employment policy, we will take steps to assure that:

Persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, color, age, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, religion, creed, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy, marital or familial status, or any other protected category under applicable law.

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