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Simulation Models Global Product Specialist

You will be working in the Global Product Management team, which is responsible for the definition of the Power Grids Grid Automation – Grid edge solutions product portfolio, development roadmap, and market introduction. This position is focused on all aspects related to simulation models for power systems studies.

The Global Product Management team is located in Italy, at the HITACHI Energy offices in Genoa and Milan, Italy.

Being part of a Global Product Management team, you shall be actively involved in:

  • Take responsibility over grid code certification and market introduction of Grid Edge Solutions portfolio in all aspects related to power systems models, simulations, and studies. (30% of your time) 

  • Collaborate with R&D experts to shape the simulation models packages (including documentation, tools and collateral material) for maximum usability and value addition (30% of your time)

  • Coordinate and supervise internal and external consultants performing power systems studies to support Hitachi Energy global business, particularly when utilizing models of Hitachi Energy products and solutions. (20% of your time)

  • Market and customers’ requirements collection, review and grooming (10% of your time)

  • R&D backlog definition, prioritization, and business impact assessment (10% of your time)

Your background

  • Master’s degree, preferred in Electrical Engineering, with focus on Power Systems domain.

  • More than 5 years of experience in the area of digital control and simulations applied to Power Systems.

  • Knowledge of Matlab Simulink, PSCAD, DIgSILENT PowerFactory, PSS/e. Expertise with other simulation platforms and programming/scripting languages is a plus. 

  • Knowledge of model-related grid code certification and grid impact studies processes and requirements. Eager to expand knowledge and acquire deep understanding of multiple region-specific regulations and requirements.

  • Knowledge of battery energy storage systems, microgrids and renewable generation is required;

  • Knowledge of power systems, LV, MV and HV electrical equipment, switchgears, generation equipment. Knowledge of components such as DCS, PLCs, power meters. 

  • Knowledge of Hardware in the Loop platforms (Typhoon, RTDS) is a plus.

  • Experience of working in agile environment is a plus.

  • Solid presentation skills and fluency in English, both written and spoken. High awareness for quality, process-es and tools in related area.

  • Proactivity, flexibility, good communication, interpersonal and team working skills

  • Availability to travel globally (20 – 30% of the time)

Location Genoa, Ligura, Italy;
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-20
Reference number R0038946

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.