Sr. Power Systems Software Engineer
Business Unit: Digital Grid
Requisition Number: 237239
Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minnetonka
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 75%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
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 helping to build 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 position requires effective use and modification to the solution techniques in Power System Operation for Unit Commitment, Generation Dispatch & Control and Transmission Constraints modeling and knowledge of Optimization Techniques.
The software environment where the implementation is performed involves Windows/Unix/Linux OS, Languages of C/C++/Fortran, Oracle PL/SQL, and Perl scripting, Provide day-to-day technical support and leadership of the operational market system applications.
Perform problem resolution including performing root cause analysis and interacting with customer and application engineers.
Master’s degree in Electrical (Power) Engineering or a related field and 5 years of relevant experience in a similar position or a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical (Power) Engineering and 8 years of relevant experience
In addition, prior experience can include demonstrated engagement in the industry/university projects or thesis in the areas of Power System Analysis involving Operations, Generation, Transmission and/or Electricity Energy Market Applications problem formulation in software development. Education and experience focused in the topics of software modeling techniques and analysis in the area of Power System Operations (Generation, Transmission and Distribution Network) will also be considered.
Software application development experience in high level language preferably C/C++, SQL, Perl and Python
4 + years of Experience in either or a combination of the following functional areas:
Experience in modeling and solving Energy Market Clearing optimization Problems
Experience in Unit Commitment, Automatic Generation Control, Economic Dispatch
Experience in Network Application such as Power Flow Analysis, Security Analysis, State Estimator etc
Experience in modeling and solving Financial Transmission Rights (FTR), Congestion Revenue Rights (CRR) or bidding strategies
Experience in doing market analysis and study using Monte Carlo Simulation and any other established simulation techniques
Experience in modeling and solving Hydro-Thermal, Hydro Generation optimization problems