Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Architect
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Are you passionate about leading the adoption of new clean energy technology through disruptive business models?

Are you involved in the origination, conceptualization, feasibility assessment, and development of new clean power solutions, looking for a different role in the new energy market paradigm?

Join our Clean Power Solutions team!

As part of Baker Hughes Energy Transition strategy, CPS (Clean Power Solutions) business build up is a critical element aiming to respond and anticipate new market and customers' requirements, as it pertains to clean, efficient, reliable, affordable, and flexible energy production.

Take the ownership of CPS solutions and customers' requirements

A solution is a business outcome that delivers measurable value to customers, also adapting the most suitable service and business models. The Solution Architect is the key player for the conceptualization of all CPS global projects pipeline.

As Solution Architect, you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with Sales/Originators and Commercial team to prequalify target opportunities, pitch client on CPS value proposition, and analyze client's needs and data.
  • Leveraging on internal and external stakeholders, compliant with CPS criteria, conceptualize the solution that best answer to the business and technical needs of clients.
  • Performing energy yield calculations evaluating potential performance improvements, multiple savings/revenues streams and financial metrics improvements, to evaluate the viability of the proposed solution under different business models.
  • Preparing preliminary estimates of project CapEx/OpEx costs and other key metrics for initial financial and business evaluation.
  • Identifying, recording, and mitigating initial project constraints, risks and upside opportunities in preparation for feasibility assessment.
  • Pitching the proposed solution to customer, working along commercial and sales team to draft the correct proposals, supporting negotiation until contract signature for development services such as Feasibility and FEED studies.
  • Deploying knowledge on the optimized solution to other teams involved in the execution of development activities, such as engineering, procurement, service, legal, and finance and commercial, clearly conveying design concepts, development planning, key metrics, and specific objectives to enable them to deliver correctly, and in line with the solution you conceptualized, their own contribution.
  • Supporting internal and external stakeholders by continuously evaluating project feasibility, identifying, and realigning internal and external inputs, gaps, and risks, throughout the development process.
  • Participating in meetings and presentations of clients, suppliers, and investment committees during the different phases.

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have knowledge of clean power solutions like net power generation / geothermal/ hybrid microgrid. High exposure on Renewables and BESS is a strong plus.
  • Have understanding of the new electricity market paradigm by staying on the forefront of technology and of new services.
  • Have experience using design tools like Homer Pro, Homer Grid, Xendee, Helioscope, Thermoflow or software of similar.
  • Have experience of interacting with multiple engineering disciplines: Electric, I&C, Mech, Process, etc.
  • Have experience of performing bankable feasibility studies, preferably also in a back-to-back assessment among key technical, commercial, financial and risk metrics.
  • Have familiarity with project economics and basic financial concepts and calculations like LCoE, IRR, Payback period.
  • Have familiarity with EPC and O&M contracts as well as the main terms and conditions of contract such as Power Purchase Agreement, Energy as a Service etc.
  • Have good understanding of project development activities, if from origination till financial closure is a plus.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working remotely from home or any other work location
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits

About Us:
We are an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward - making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.