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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

Job Description

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 [1]

Galapagos Island, [2] Hawaii, the [3] 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

protected reasons

About Us

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

Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern

the distribution of strategically important technology, services and

information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require

candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit

information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply

with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on

the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on [4]


Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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