October 13, 2020 Alienor Arnoux

Internship / Praktikum: Business Development

This is tiko Energy Solutions – a company part of the ENGIE Group

This is tiko Energy Solutions – a company part of the ENGIE Group

The tiko platform brings customers the power of a Virtual Power Plant and an award-winning Smart Home Energy Management system designed to connect Residential and SME assets. With its active VPP deployments, tiko is one of the biggest real-time Smart Grids in the world.

Our customizable, future-proof technology has the life-expectancy of a Physical Power Plant and enables the delivery of the full spectrum of energy services, including the most sophisticated.

Self-driven and open to feedback, our dynamic and multicultural start-up culture will provide you with the perfect opportunity to do excellent work, while you contribute to increasing the presence of our innovative energy management solutions worldwide.

Why it’s great to work at tiko:


17 nationalities on 2 campuses at the center of lively cities: Zürich and Milan, and a common language: English. A company where we all know each other and where your opinion matters – really!

We value our work-life balance

Offices in the center of the city, travelling time considered as working time in trains, flexible hours and home office whenever you need: we offer a flexible workplace.

Exciting workplace

A kitchen to enjoy our meals together in the office in Zürich, and an attractive shared space in Milan, cake at least once a month, numerous team events, barbecues in the summer and fondues in winter on our rooftop in Zürich… We love spending time together.


Zürich, Switzerland

Level of employment:

Duration of the internship to be mutually agreed (ideally at least 6 months).

Your responsibility:

As tiko’s Business Development trainee you will help our business developers and solution designers to conquer new markets. In particular, you will be working on market entries, building up new sales channels and developing new partnerships.

Your profile:

  • Curiosity and interest in energy transition and climate change
  • Basic knowledge of energy markets and regulation
  • Analytical skills, ability to work independently
  • Willingness, drive to explore new topics
  • Taking responsibility and deliver results in a structural manner on time
  • Self-reliant team player
  • English and German fluency is mandatory, French fluency is an advantage
  • Valid permit in EU or Switzerland

Seniority Level:

Master student in social sciences or humanities


Information Technology & Energy Services

Job Functions:

  • Business Development

Internship / Praktikum: Business Development

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