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SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

COMPANY

Zaphiro Technologies is a leading Swiss deep-tech company in the Smart Grid domain, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Our unique solution helps power utilities integrate more renewables, electric vehicles and batteries in the electricity grids while maintaining a high quality of service for their customers and optimizing system costs. Zaphiro has already won several client projects with well-recognized utilities in Europe and Asia.

Fueled by a passionate, driven and hard-working team, backed by leading venture capital investors, and supported by a high caliber board of advisors, Zaphiro is looking to continue this growth journey and keep helping power utilities to make the Energy Transition happen.

To accelerate our sales activities, we are looking for a highly skilled sales profile with international experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Analyze the market to identify most promising opportunities
  • Execute the sales process from the scouting to the signed contract achieving sales targets
  • Engage with customers and analyze their needs to understand how energy distribution drives their business
  • Forecast accurately the incoming deals
  • Develop a business case, get all stakeholders on board and quantify the value creation
  • Work closely together with the Tech Team to supervise the project delivery to the customers
  • Representing the company at various community and/or business meetings to promote the
    company

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • At least 5-7 years of sales experience within the power grid industry with a proven track record
  • Strong technical knowledge of power grids and digital technologies
  • Existing contact network within power grid operators in at least one of our target markets (DACH, Nordics, UK, US, Middle East)
  • Business level English, written and spoken (German and French as a plus)
  • Ability to work fast and in a flexible way

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation (fixed, variable, stock options)
  • The possibility to have a significant impact on a fast-growing international startup in the energy industry
  • An incredibly dedicated, experienced and international team
  • A great culture that promotes open feedback and personal development
  • Flexible job location (Lausanne or abroad)

CONTACT

Interested? Fill up our hiring form by clicking here. For questions and more information, please contact us at info@zaphiro.ch

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

COMPANY

Zaphiro Technologies is an innovative Smart Grid company, spin-off of EPFL, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Zaphiro’s team has developed SynchroGuard, a breakthrough monitoring and automation system that supports electrical grid operators in the power grid modernization and digitization. Thanks to a unique measurement device and advanced data-processing algorithms, SynchroGuard provides real-time view of the energy flows in the grid, safely integrates more renewable energies and EVs, and accurately locates faults.
To strengthen our sales activities, we are looking for a highly skilled Software Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Work in the product development team implementing/integrating algorithms in Zaphiro’s products.
  • Development of back- & front-end towards the commercialization of Zaphiro’s products.
  • Assist in the development of verification plans (including test plans and test procedures).
  • Involvement in the complete R&D project cycle, from design to validation.
  • Participating in the improvement of the software development process.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • LabVIEW programming, process oriented.
  • Experience in database design and management.
  • MSc in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Independent, organized and structured way of working, with ability to meet deadlines.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • LabVIEW Real-Time and FPGA programming.
  • Networking competences (TCP/IP, VPN, routing and switching, WAN & LAN architectures).
  • Proven experience in web development with HTML, JavaScript, CSS or PHP.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages such as C++, C, MATLAB and Python.
  • Software engineering tools (Source Code Control, Unit Test, Continuous Integration).

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Pioneering role in the energy transition by contributing to the development of a breakthrough smart grid technology.
  • Highly innovative and dynamic work environment at EPFL Innovation Park.
  • Creative freedom to actively advance our products and the company development.

CONTACT

Interested? Please send your CV to hiring@zaphiro.ch. Please also send your questions to the same e-mail address.

INTERNSHIP IN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

COMPANY

Zaphiro Technologies is an innovative Smart Grid company, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Zaphiro has developed SynchroGuard, a breakthrough monitoring and automation solution that supports power grid operators in modernization and digitization. Thanks to a unique measurement device and advanced dataprocessing algorithms, SynchroGuard provides real-time views of the energy flows in the grid, safely integrates more renewable energies and EVs, and accurately locates faults. Zaphiro has immediately gained a strong traction by starting real-scale projects with well-recognized utilities from Europe and Asia. In March 2019, Zaphiro raised 1.3M Euros to further develop its smart grid solution and accelerate the go-to-market strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

As a Business Development Intern you will be directly working with the Management of Zaphiro. Your role will be focused on analysis of our core markets and prospect clients. Out of your analysis you derive recommendations for entering specific markets via defined client segments with an adapted product offering. You analyze competition, markets and regulation and  carve out the most promising market approaches.

The duration of the internship is 6+ months.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Business student with technical understanding, or engineering student with business acumen
  • Experience solving complex business issues in a highly technical and regulated environment
  • Desktop research
  • Analytical thinking, ability to prioritize
  • Openness and positive, proactive attitude

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Experience with highly dynamic startup environments
  • Knowledge of the energy sector – overview of industry value chain, energy markets and economics

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Pioneering role in the energy transition by contributing to the development of a breakthrough smart grid technology.
  • Highly innovative and dynamic work environment at EPFL Innovation Park.
  • Creative freedom to actively advance our products and the company development.

CONTACT

Interested? Please send your CV to hiring@zaphiro.ch. Please also send your questions to the same e-mail address.