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AI-based energy and CO2 management made in Berlin-Friedrichshain

Story

2017
Foundation

The idea of urban energy was part of an employee competition at adesso SE in 2017. Two years later, it became a company and the showcase became a product: the urban energy DataHub.

2021
ZeroC

Since 2021, urban energy has focused on providing intelligent CO2 and energy management. With this, we want to contribute our part to the energy transition.

2019
DataHub

Our IoT platform has already been used in numerous projects and research projects to collect and forecast energy data.


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Founders

Paul Dittrich

Paul Dittrich

Founder & CEO

Paul Dittrich studied business administration with a focus on energy management and worked as a long-term consultant for large energy companies and transmission network operators in the field of electromobility and network planning for adesso SE.

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Stephan Thies

Stephan Thies

Founder

Stephan Thies holds a degree in business administration with over 15 years of experience in the energy industry, has led and built teams (> 50 people) in the field of digitization of the energy industry and supports urban energy significantly in sales.

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Founding Partners

Leading IT service provider in German-speaking countries


Over 5,500 employees
€ 449 million in sales

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Market leader in industrial automation and connection technology

Over 17,600 employees
€ 2.48 billion in sales

Board Members

Andreas Prenneis

Member of adesso SE’s Board of Directors

Michael Heinemann

CEO of PHOENIX CONTACT E-Mobility GmbH

Marcus Böker

Managing Director at Innovation Ventures & Head of M&A at PHOENIX CONTACT Group

Dr. Martin Peters

Managing Director at
com2m GmbH

Jobs

Interested in joining the team? Become a smart city enthusiast now!
Send your digital application to us: jobs@urbanenergy.de
  • Software Engineer (all genders)

    Your responsibilities

    • Work in an interdisciplinary software development team on data-driven architectures
    • Help us develop ZeroC, our product for energy and CO2 management of buildings
    • Analyze IoT, big data, AI and data analytics problems and develop practical solutions
    • Conduct workshops together with us at the customer's site

    Our Benefits

    • adesso Group training program
    • Office in the heart of Berlin
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote working possible
    • Regular team events

    Your Skills

    • You have a degree in computer science, business informatics or comparable experience
    • You have good knowledge of developing Java, using DevOps and creating software architectures
    • You know your way around and are interested in new technologies; Microservices, IoT, cloud platforms, MongoDB, Docker
    • You can classify continuous delivery and stream processing
    • You have experience with agile software development, e.g. Scrum
    • You like to take responsibility, have a confident demeanor and a strong ability to work in a team
  • Sales Associate (all genders)

    Your responsibilities

    • Actively generate new business via customers including companies, property owners and operators for the use of ZeroC
    • Develop, support, and grow the sales pipeline
    • Drive the onboarding process; from acquisition to implementation. Plan customer presentations, offer preparation, and contract negotiation
    • Represent urban energy at events and trade fairs

    • adesso Group training program
    • Office in the heart of Berlin
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote working partially possible
    • Regular team events

    Your Skills

    • You have successfully completed your studies or a comparable qualification
    • You have had a successful career in sales of software projects for at least two years
    • You have industry and process knowledge in the energy and real estate industry (keyword: Smart City)
    • You are an excellent communicator and negotiator
    • You are a self-starter who is committed to success and has strong sales skills – acquisition and closing
    • You have strong presentation skills
    • You are willing to travel
  • Assistant Business Manager (all genders)

    Your responsibilities

    • Support the management in their daily work
    • Create sales documents and communicate with partners and customers
    • Manage customer relationships
    • Represent urban energy at events and trade fairs

    • adesso Group training program
    • Office in the heart of Berlin
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote working partially possible
    • Regular team events

    Your Skills

    • Degree in business communication, business administration or a comparable commercial degree
    • You are highly resilient, assertive, and committed
    • You have very good knowledge of German and English (spoken and written)
    • You work independently and have a creative mind
    • You have a strong communication and team skills
    • You are interested in IT and energy management (Smart City and IoT)
  • Student Worker / Intern – Software Development (all genders)

    Your responsibilities

    • Work in an interdisciplinary software development team on data-driven architectures
    • Help us develop ZeroC, our product for energy and CO2 management of buildings
    • Analyze IoT, big data, AI and data analytics problems and develop practical solutions

    Our Benefits

    • adesso Group training program
    • Office in the heart of Berlin
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote working possible
    • Regular team events

    Your Skills

    • You are doing well in a computer science or business informatics program
    • You know your way around and are interested in new technologies; Microservices, IoT, cloud platforms, MongoDB, Docker
    • Ideally, you have some initial experience in the implementation of web frontends
    • You have experience with agile software development, e.g. Scrum
    • You are interested in the energy industry and electromobility
    • You like to take responsibility, have a confident demeanor and a strong ability to work in a team
  • Student Worker / Intern – Business (all genders)

    Your responsibilities

    • Support the management in their daily work
    • Create sales documents and communicate with partners and customers
    • Support customer relationships
    • Represent urban energy at events and trade fairs

    • adesso Group training program
    • Office in the heart of Berlin
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote working partially possible
    • Regular team events

    Your Skills

    • You are doing well in a business communication, business administration or a comparable commercial program
    • You are highly resilient, assertive, and committed
    • You have very good knowledge of German and English (spoken and written)
    • You work independently and have a creative mind
    • You have a strong communication and team skills
    • You are interested in IT and energy management (Smart City and IoT)