Senior Design Engineer

Posted Date 4 months ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Job Reference 32337
Salary 0.0

Senior Design Engineer

Our client is a leading solar PV developer and EPC, specializing in commercial and industrial solar projects. They are currently seeking a Senior Design Engineer to join their team.


  • Lead detailed engineering design workstreams and manage other design engineers/draftsmen
  • Supervise the production of high-quality detailed design drawings (electrical, mechanical, and civil), including reviewing and providing detailed feedback on draft deliverables
  • Perform and check all required electrical engineering calculations, including sizing of PV systems, ESS, inverters, switchgear, cables, and strings
  • Evaluate different technology, component, and supplier options
  • Ensure designs are compliant with relevant regulations, standards, and codes
  • Optimize designs for performance, cost, and constructability
  • Develop and maintain internal design styles, standards, and templates
  • Build and develop supplier relationships
  • Provide technical support to business development, installation, and O&M teams


  • 4-6 years of solar PV design experience at the C&I scale, ideally including some hybrid/ESS systems
  • 8+ years of experience in relevant industries
  • Degree in electrical/power systems engineering
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in delivering to high standards
  • Expert knowledge of core software packages such as AutoCAD and PVsyst
  • Good existing knowledge of industry best practice and international standards
  • Strong communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • A growth mindset, with a willingness to learn and master new technical matters quickly
  • Long-term commitment to being a part of a growing business


  • Experience working on utility-scale solar PV projects
  • Experience working on non-solar LV electrical systems, MV electrical systems, or communication and control/SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of other relevant software packages
  • Relevant specialized training
  • Good understanding of the economics of PV projects
  • Arabic language skills

The client offers:

  • A competitive salary, dependent on experience and location
  • Housing allowance (additional 20% of base salary)
  • Comprehensive health insurance (for in-office staff only)
  • 25 days of paid annual leave
  • Shares in the business after year 1, as part of the employee ownership scheme
  • A young, international, and dynamic team environment
  • A flexible and supportive office and work environment