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Job function:  Engineering & Operations
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Engineering & Technology
Date:  18 Sep 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Solar Engineer (f/m/d)

Our Renewables Team in Düsseldorf is looking for you!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Your primary responsibility will be to design utility scale ground mounted solar PV projects with an initial focus on project development support
  • Using industry standard software, technical design work will progress from preliminary to detail level in line with the projects development maturity
  • Optimizing layouts and yields based on constraint analysis
  • Design in compliance with industry codes and standards and incorporating feedback from Construction, Operations and Development
  • Support the preparation of post-construction documentation
  • Provide expertise during project development and implementation, remotely and on site
  • Support and lead technical due diligences
  • Optimal cooperation within Renewables, consisting of developers, engineers, project-, contract- and offtake-managers, market and strategy analysts as well as a network of external partners
  • Strong stakeholder management activities internally and externally


Your profile

  • University degree in Engineering
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Proven track record in business transformation or operational excellence
  • Creative and open-minded individual with a good sense of humor
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Proven track record of international work experience and appreciation of cultural differences
  • Preferred primary office location in Berlin or Düsseldorf, but other Uniper locations are feasible as well (UK, Italy, Hungary, Poland, France, Sweden). The role can also be predominantly home office based.
  • Business fluency in English


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Monmani Visoury

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.


Attention! Please apply via the button in this portal. Application documents that reach us by post will not be returned and, like those we receive by e-mail, can unfortunately not be considered!


Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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