HVDC Converter Electronics Engineer

    Grid Technologies

    A Snapshot of Your Day

    Siemens Energy has an exciting opportunity to develop and grow a new business function in support of the growing US HVDC market. With the increase in demand for HVDC technology moving forward, we have decided to establish a dedicated team within the US to support the delivery of future projects including a full transient network analysis laboratory for functional and dynamic performance testing.

    As a HVDC Controls Engineer you will work within a team of HVDC project management and engineering specialists to design and deliver full HVDC control and protection solutions making use of a new HVDC test facility located in Raleigh. You will report to the Engineering Manager – HVDC C&P and will be required to provide engineering work packages in line with project and business objectives.


    How You’ll Make an Impact

    • You are the Interface to the Developers of the Converter Control System for the Modular Multilevel Converter of our HVDC systems
    • You will be part of the control and protection project team with primary responsibility for the configuration, deployment and integration of the converter control system into the overall control and protection system
    • Integral part of your work will be troubleshooting of converter Control System as well as collecting and exchanging relevant with the developers
    • Preparation of design specifications, documentation, and effort estimations


    What You Bring 

    • Successfully completed university degree in control engineering or electrical engineering
    • Experience in integration and system testing for embedded systems
    • 3+ Years experience
    • Basic knowledge of the development of hardware for embedded systems and electronic circuits
    • Confident in using version management systems (esp. git) and experience with CI/CD desirable
    • Basic Knowledge in Model Based Systems Engineering preferable with MATLAB/Simulink
    • Ideally, you can demonstrate knowledge of HVDC technology especially for Modular Multilevel Converter.
    • You communicate fluently in English.
    • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.


    About the Team

    Our Grid Technology division enables a reliable, sustainable, and digital grid. The power grid is the backbone of the energy transition. Siemens Energy offers a leading portfolio and solutions in HVDC transmission, grid stabilization and storage, high voltage switchgears and transformers, and digital grid technology.

    Check out this video to learn more about our Grid Technologies business https://www.siemens-energy.com/global/en/offerings/power-transmission.html


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    • Career growth and development opportunities
    • Supportive work culture
    • Company paid Health and wellness benefits
    • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
    • 401K savings plan with company match
    • Family building benefits
    • Parental leave