Linux Communication Engineer (m/f/d)Fluence

London, UK 20-06-2023
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.

We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 

Key role responsibilities include:

    • Own the Linux OS configuration of edge controllers including images, hardening procedures, configurations.
    • Develop new tools, implement processes, provide feedback, and work with other stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement of project execution.
    • Troubleshooting and debugging deployed systems to identify physical/logical/software issues and owning the process from triage through resolution.
    • Network LAN/WAN implementation with switches, router configuration, troubleshooting and debugging.
    • Complete requisite training and professional development activities to stay abreast of industry state-of-the-art tools and best practices. 

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

    • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field from an accredited university. Significant related work experience will be considered in place of a degree.
    • 5+ years of hands-on system level experience with the following technologies:
    • - Linux operating system experience for system administration, preferably using Ubuntu, Red Hat/Fedora or Debian.
    • - Physical and software defined networking.
    • - Modbus TCP & RTU Protocols.
    • Experience in Python and Bash.
    • Strong working knowledge and experience with Git SCM.
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies (Scrum).
    • Experience capturing day to day activities in JIRA.
    • Proven success on challenging projects where you made key contributions while demonstrating ownership, creativity, and initiative.
    • Familiarity with orchestration tools like Ansible, Chef, or Puppet is preferred.
    • Experience building or modifying Linux packaging and/or Linux kernel is a plus.
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status. 

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