Operations Manager Virtual Power Plant (f/m/d)


Berlin, BE, DE

Stellen-ID:  4538

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

Clean and affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sonnen has been committed to this mission since 2010 and is now represented in Europe, the USA and Australia with over 1,000 team members globally. In Germany, our offices are located in the beautiful Wildpoldsried (Allgäu) and the vibrating heart of Berlin Kreuzberg.

At sonnen, we are building the energy system of the future. To this end, we are developing new technologies and business models that have not existed before. Whether intelligent power storage, virtual power plants or digital services - we set the trends of a new energy world. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy supplier.

We are growing steadily and are looking for people who want to join us in our vision of clean and affordable energy for all while making a positive impact on climate change.

Our Virtual Power Plant is an innovative platform that transforms the flexibility of our solar batteries into real added value for our customers. We offer support in all areas of electricity network flexibility - including system, market, and grid - thereby making a significant contribution to the global promotion of green transformation towards renewable energies.


Your tasks:


  • Automation and improvement of operational processes in the area of virtual power plants, such as:
    • Integration of decentralized devices into our virtual power plants
    • Management of plant malfunctions
  • Preparation of quantitative data analyses for the continuous optimization of the systems' operational efficiency
  • Collaboration in the prequalification of battery devices for the provision of control energy
  • Conducting and evaluating test runs of devices
  • Monitoring and reporting of key performance indicators for Service Level Agreements with business customers
  • Close collaboration with developers and other departments such as Customer Service, Trading Desk, or Business Steering, as well as with external service providers and partners


Your profile:


  • Successfully completed degree, preferably in the fields of (business) engineering, (business) informatics, or in a study program with a technical background
  • At least 1-2 years of professional experience
  • Experience in creating scalable processes
  • Pragmatic way of working and the claim to understand daily operational requirements and to develop solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on using data to investigate problems
  • Programming skills in Python and experience with databases
  • Understanding of the energy industry (in the European area) is a plus
  • Convinced team player with a committed and structured approach
  • Strong communication skills in German and English


Tools we work with:

  • Statistical analysis tools like Python or R
  • Git / GitLab
  • Jira / Wrike
  • Salesforce and common SQL databases
  • Tableau

What you can expect at sonnen:

  • An atmosphere of openness, tolerance and mutual respect, where innovation is expected and encouraged
  • 30-32 days annual vacation with increasing team membership
  • Leasing of company (e-)bikes with up to 40% discount
  • Flexible working hours and option working mobile
  • Mental health and wellbeing offering for you and your family members
  • Free German, English as well as online yoga and body art courses
  • Soft drinks, fruits and cereals in our offices
  • Use of sports memberships (EGYM Wellpass, only €29.75/month) and discounts for other services and products 
  • Employee discount on our electricity tariff
  • Regular team and company events
  • We love dogs! You too? Feel free to bring your fellow friend to our offices


You feel we are a match? Apply now and help us to shape the energy transition together. We look forward to welcoming you to #teamsonnen!

sonnen - energy is yours!

Stellensegment: Database, Informatics, SQL, Manager, Technology, Management