Division: Energy Management Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services Requisition Number: 228646 Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minnetonka Assignment Category: Full-time regular Experience Level: Entry level Education Required Level: Master's Degree Travel Required: 5%
With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.
We are building the energy grid for the future. Can you help us make it a reality? If you're passionate about coding, we have a place for you.
The Energy Management Digital Grid Business Unit of Siemens is looking for a highly qualified and upbeat Software Developer.
This position is in the Transmission and Distribution Network Applications department of the Siemens Digital Grid Software and Services group. The department is responsible for developing and delivering applications for:
Analysis and management of electric utility networks in real-time operations.
Training simulators for training operators on the use of Energy Management System and Distribution Management System and on operational system events.
Management of the data and models required by the EMS, DMS and MMS systems.
As a part of a successful team, you will contribute to the design, implementation and testing of software changes to applications that simulate T&D networks in a real-time operations Energy Management System (EMS), Distribution Management Systems, and Energy Market Management System. These applications include:
State Estimation (transmission or distribution)
Power Flow (transmission or distribution)
Contingency Analysis Optimal Power Flow Voltage Stability
Dynamic Stability Short Circuit Calculations
Operator Training Simulator
Micro Grid Control and Optimization.
Overall responsibilities of the position are to perform design and implementation of complex application enhancements to meet client’s specific needs. Additionally, you will have responsibility to test, tune and make operational the application at the client real-time operations control centers. Presentations of technical findings and developments are required as part of the job responsibilities.
Specific responsibilities for the position include:
Development of the functional description of new features
Design of those features by codification of power system theory and power flow based algorithms into a software design
Implementation of software using suitable software technology
Extensions to database and user interface in support of the new features
Completes software test for complex modules under development, and executes complex test specifications
Obtains quality solutions with the client data and models Validate results and ensure reliable execution in real-time operations
Deploy and obtain acceptance of the applications at the client site
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
What you will need to know and have done to be successful?
MSEE or PhD in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Power Systems Analysis or a BSEE with a minimum 2 years of experience in the development of real-time power systems operations software applications
Academic training or practical experience in the theoretical aspects of transmission and/or distribution power flow and state estimation, voltage and/or dynamic stability, contingency analysis, optimal power flow, short circuit calculations
Academic or practical training in the use of either Fortran, C, C++ or Java
Academic or practical training in the use of either Perl or Python
Willingness to travel 5% time dictated by projects needs
Step to the front of the pack if you have:
Micro Grid control and optimization
Extra consideration given for experience and familiarity with modeling of power system networks
Experience with Oracle database technology
A minor degree or extended coursework and/or training in Computer Science
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