Siemens Research Engineer - Sustainable and Resilient Power Systems in Des Moines, Iowa
Job Family: Research & Development
Req ID: 331805
Research Engineer -
Sustainable and Resilient Power Systems
Do you know how to model and simulate power systems and want to work in applied
research? Then join our Siemens Technology research group in Princeton, NJ! As
part of our Autonomous Systems and Control team you will participate in
projects on power system automation, power generation, renewables integration
and many more. In these exciting and challenging projects you will help to
drive sustainability and resiliency of power grids with applications in 
Galapagos Island,  Hawaii, the  Rocky Mountains or our very own microgrid
at our R&D campus in Princeton.
Together with an international team of researchers you will:
Develop power system simulation models for sustainable and resilient powersystems with high integration of inverter-based resources.
Implement advancedcontrol and optimization concepts in prototypes, feasibility studies, technicalspecifications, and integrate them into larger systems and product components.
Testand validate power system models and control functions in laboratory and fieldtests.
Work with Siemens’ business units to understand customer requirements anddeliver solutions.
Protect the results of your work through patent applicationsand publish results at conferences or in top journals.
Master’s Degree in Engineering or related fields with strong focus onsimulation and modeling for inverter-dominated power systems required;post-graduate experience in the same field, e.g., in an industrial researchcenter or a national lab is a plus.
Strong expertise in modelling and simulationof power systems with high integration of inverter-based resources likedetailed dynamic modelling and simulation (RMS/EMT) is required, proven throughat least 3 years related work in this field.
Good knowledge of power electronicconverters and power generation devices like wind turbines or photovoltaicplants.
Good knowledge of software tools for power system modeling andsimulation such as MATLAB/Simulink, PSCAD, OpenDSS, PSS®E, etc.
Programmingexperience in Python, C++ preferred.Experience with real-time simulator likeOPAL-RT preferred.Experience with PLC/HMI programming preferred.
Experience withsystem integration and communication protocol preferred.
Real world problemsolving and a hands-on, can-do mentality.
Excellent interpersonal andcommunication (verbal & written) skills in English required.
Flexibility andresourcefulness to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team ofspecialists.
This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all
employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted
by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally
Siemens Technology employees are passionate about applied research. We create
technology with purpose that benefits society - more agile and productive
factories, more intelligent and efficient buildings and grids, more reliable
and sustainable transportation. Our work powers Siemens products and is
regularly featured in patents and publications. We operate in a global
ecosystem focused on innovation, partnering with our businesses, government
agencies, and leading academic institutions on highly visible projects where
collaboration is key.
Our people continuously develop their talents, are curious, and are not afraid
to take risks in pursuit of technological innovation. A strong learning culture
empowers employees at Siemens Technology to own their growth and development.
We know that diversity fuels innovation and drives business success. We are
committed to creating an inclusive environment, where diversity of thought,
culture, and experience is seen as our greatest strength. This is what brings
our best ideas to life.
We take pride in bringing our best selves to work every day, prioritizing
individual health, work-life blend, and flexibility.
At Siemens Technology, the success of our employees drives our success.Successful
candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US
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Company: Siemens Corporation
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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