Solar Project Development Analyst - Sustainability and Energy Management - Major US City

Fairfax, Virginia
04 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Building Technologies (BT)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Building Performance & Sustainability
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 158497
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location VA - Fairfax
Required Travel 25%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Job Description
Solar Project Development Analyst - Major US City

Position Overview

Seeking a mid-level Project & Market Analyst to join the solar team within Siemens centralized Distributed Energy Systems initiative.  The team's objective is to grow the distributed solar market for large energy consumers, primarily in the manufacturing, healthcare, municipal and higher education market sectors.  

The position will provide analytical bandwidth to build DG solar market strategies, support financial analysis and provide focused support during the project development process.

We are looking for independent and driven team players that are interested in joining a stable industry incumbent that is investing heavily into expanding its Distributed Energy offering.  


•Effectively interact with centralized team functions and zone level sales and operations resources to develop market strategies and support the project development process
•Investigate localized issues that affect DG solar including tariff structures, incentive programs, interconnection procedures and regulatory issues.
•Help develop localized go-to-market strategies for DG solar.
•Perform rate analyses modeling.
•Financial modeling, not necessarily limited to solar.  
•Performance modeling using PVsyst.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•Minimum Bachelors degree in engineering, business or related field.
•Minimum of 4 years of project development and or industry experience specifically in the distributed energy/solar field.
•Strong quantitative skills and an adequate understanding of project economic analysis and financial modeling.  
•PVSYST modeling experience.
•Highly organized with an ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
•Team player - ability to collaborate with others to achieve mutual objectives.
•Positive attitude with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•Ability to interface with customers at the executive level.
•Willingness and ability to travel when necessary - Up to 25% travel possible.  
•Fluent computer skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•MBA or equivalent preferred
•Advanced financial modeling skills is a plus
•Demonstrable experience evaluating energy markets and developing go-to-market  strategies.  
•Existing familiarity with solar incentives programs across the US is a plus.
•General knowledge of distributed energy technologies including energy storage, distributed generation, combined heat and power is a plus.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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