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Power Electronic Scientist

General information:

Innovation is the heart of Hitachi Energy, and our research centers are the backbone. Join us if you have outstanding scientific or technical expertise as well as drive and passion. Through your research projects you will become part of a company-wide community that will shape and help you to develop your career into a technical or managerial leader. Prior knowledge about power systems is welcome, but it is not a requirement.    

Your responsibilities:

  • You will perform research and development for next generation technology in power electronics, such as topology analysis, modeling and control, and power electronics application in the power system.

  • You will collaborate and support all business units and ensure successful execution of research projects.

  • You will perform research in the field of power electronics technologies and their application in the power system.

  • You will be part of the Hitachi Energy Research team to develop cutting edge power electronics and power system technologies.

  • Living the Hitachi Energy's core values of safety, quality, and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • PhD (or master’s degree 3+ year’s research experience) majored in power electronics, power system automation, or other related areas.

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: application of power electronics in the power system (e.g. HVDC, MVDC, FACTS, microgrid, and renewable energy integration), control theory, mathematical optimization, cost reduction, reliability, data analytics, AI/ML, etc.

  • Solid theoretical background with publications in renowned transactions / journals.

  • Strong competence in one or more of the following areas: power electronics topology analysis, converter modelling and control, power system optimization, HVDC, MVDC, FACTS, micro grid, renewable energy integration, energy storage, EV charging infrastructure, etc.

  • Proficient in computation and simulation tools, e.g., Matlab, Simulink, PSCAD, PLECS, etc.

  • Excellent innovation capability and competence of application-oriented research.

  • Self-motivated, high curiosity and ability to learn new technologies.

  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Be able to travel abroad, including short-term job rotation as required.

  • Fluent English in both speaking and writing.

Location Beijing, China
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-05
Reference number R0047901

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.