Lead Engineer Hybrid Sensors & Controls - 192239

Job Description

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is seeking a Lead Engineer in sensors and controls for service programs in utility-scale, hybrid energy systems (e.g. combinations of wind, solar, and energy storage).  The lead engineer will work within the Global Services Business Unit.  He / she will liaise with key global and regional stakeholders in best practice condition monitoring, operation and control of hybrid parks, evaluating in-field systems and driving innovation for system enhancements.  The role reports directly to the Head of Integrated Energy Services, within the Global Service R&D Directorate. 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, or related field
• Strong expertise and experience in embedded systems design and development, with preference to experience directly applicable to renewable industry
• Knowledge of AC/DC high, medium, low voltage and control circuits with advanced knowledge and strong experience in testing and diagnostics of low and medium voltage systems
• Working knowledge of the renewable industry, its standard electrical components and control architectures
• Self-starter, with ability to lead technical R&D initiatives, while also supporting globally distributed teams for remote diagnostics and infrequent, in-field troubleshooting
• Ability and interest in developing and/or reviewing engineering documentation and support materials
• Good organizational skills, with ability to prioritize multiple projects
• Must be willing to travel up to 25% time for domestic and international travel
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
• Postgraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, or related field
• Strong experience in advanced sensor technologies and digital solutions for operation and maintenance of power plants / renewable energy systems
• Experience with performance and condition monitoring of utility-scale battery storage systems
• Strong experience in wind park and/or solar park control and SCADA development, operation, and troubleshooting, with preference to experience with hybrid park controllers.  
• Experience with grid interconnection requirements and grid codes, power analysis and site specific solutions

Job ID: 192239

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Company: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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