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(Senior) Scientist (m/f/d) in Power Systems Control and Communication (f/m/d)

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We are looking for a research scientist with expertise in power systems control and communication to join our team in Mannheim/DE. You will join a dynamic, motivated and creative team with a broad range of experience and competences. As part of our team, you will combine theory with practice, creating, testing and validating new technologies to enable the energy transition.

Please provide your application documents in English.

Your responsibilities

  • Propose, contribute to and lead industrial research projects in the domain of power systems control and communication for the next generations of products and systems for power grids, green energy and related fields

  • Serve as the power system control expert in interdisciplinary teams of power systems, mathematical optimization, data science, AI, and SW experts

  • Create and work on ideas and concepts of new approaches to run and exploit control of power systems solutions with business impact, turn them into prototypes and verify them

  • Build your network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise

  • Collaborate with our global team of researchers in Hitachi Energy Research, our business units, universities, and industrial partners

  • Disseminate your results in technical reports, patent applications, and scientific publications

Your background

  • PhD degree or equivalent industrial experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Control and Automation or any related field

  • Expertise in power systems control and management systems (EMS, DMS, GMS, MMS), as well as high-performance software architecture for such systems, including information modeling (e.g. CIM, 61850)

  • Proficiency in programming: Python or similar high-level programming language and C++, C#, java

  • Working experience in third-party funding (e.g., EU grants) or larger R&D projects; Project management experience is an advantage

  • Knowledge of mathematical optimization, or AI/ML is an advantage

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, team player attitude, initiative, and creativity

  • Fluency in English and German, written and spoken

Informazioni basilari
Lieu Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Entry Level
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2023-04-26
Numéro de réference DE55273140
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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 are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.