Working Student Technical Operations (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Leipzig

What's it all about?
The balance of power in the energy industry needs to change. The intermittency of renewable supply and the constant demands of the grid mean that we still rely on less efficient, more expensive and unsustainable fossil fuels to keep the lights on. 

At Gridfuse, our mission is to shift this balance through technology. To shift the balance of inputs, so that renewables become the world's main source of electricity. To shift the balance of the grid by building renewable power pools that can balance themselves in the face of unpredictability and intermittency. 

It takes a unique team to meet this vision. You will join our Connect team, which is responsible for developing the software ​to integrate our assets and troubleshoot ​in case of connection issues. It's a team of ​Frontend- and Backend Engineers, as well as a Product- and ​Engineering Manager. 

The role
  • Connecting: You support in connecting assets (wind- and solar parks) to the Gridfuse platform
  • Communicating: You will be one of the first touchpoints for asset operators and ensure a smooth and efficient collaboration between traders, asset operators and internal teams as well as driving the connection topic between internal teams at GF
  • Supporting: You support troubleshooting in case of connection issues and supporting the continuous improvement of the asset integration process
  • Networking: Together with our DevOps and Network Engineers, you will ensure a secure and reliable connection to our assets
  • Documenting: You see great value in the technical documentation of your work 
What we need from you
  • Ownership: You are a self-starter and love to work in a fast-paced start up environment
  • Communication: You are a confident communicator – in German- and English-speaking settings
  • Tech: Your are currently enrolled in a technical field of study - you therefore have a good understanding linux systems and network infrastructures
  • Interest: You love automating things to make workflows more efficient and less prone to errors
  • Passion: You are passionate about driving the energy transition and would like to first-hand experience processes related to empowering renewable energies 
What we offer
  • Flexible working hours that match your uni schedules
  • Competitive hardware including a standing desk, 4K curved screen, and MacBook Pro 
  • City center office location including home office option 
  • Real startup culture by having an impact in a small, motivated team   
Sounds good to you?
Please submit your application including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.  
After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within a couple of business days.
About us
We believe that a team of passionate tech people driven by a great mission can build everything. This is why we focus on getting and keeping the right people. 
We encourage everyone at Gridfuse to take ownership and responsibility. We want to empower ourselves in what we do and to empower our mates. Our strong believe is that building up trustworthy relationships will give us the power to grow.

We see technology innovations as the key enabler for our teams and our business itself. Having this in mind we want to adapt fast and focus on working with cutting-edge technologies.

Current crises forced us to make a decision. Life is too short to build the next webshop. We all are part of the Gridfuse team to build something that has a positive impact on the life of current and future generations. This urgent mission is our daily motivation.

Your application!
We appreciate your interest in Gridfuse and are excited that you want to join us on our mission to create a greener world. 
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