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Power Electronics Control Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:45:56 PM
  • 2928231
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Stafford


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Role Summary:
The Power Electronics Controls Engineer will be responsible for design, development and integration of world class control software for HVDC converters. The role will involve Model Based Design of reference applications for complex and technically advanced HVDC systems. The role will also involve deployment of control system on distributed control hardware and extensive real time and desktop simulation.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Power Electronics Control Engineer, you will:


• Design, implement, and test power electronic control software for Voltage Source Converter (VSC) and Line Commutated Converter (LCC) converters
• Use Model Based Design tools (MATLAB/Simulink) to develop HVDC application software
• Deploy control software to distributed control hardware
• Perform unit level and system level desktop simulation (MATLAB/Simulink, PSCAD)
• Implement rapid-prototypes using auto-code generation tools (Matlab/Simulink)
• Perform unit level and system level testing using real time simulation tools (RTDS, OpalRT)
• Use Systems Modelling Language (SysML) throughout design process
• Participate in writing product documentation, technical reports, and authoring software development and test plans



Qualifications/Requirements:

• Engineering Degree or equivalent including power electronics and power systems or equivalent knowledge & experience
• Experience developing real time control software for power conversion or drive products
• Experience in developing embedded control applications using MATLAB/Simulink

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf



Desired Characteristics:

• Experience with real-time embedded software development for power converters, motor drives or preferably HVDC converters
• Experience with Model Based control design using MATLAB/Simulink
• Experience with Power Electronics control theory
• Experience with Power Systems and Converter theory
• Experience with system level modelling and simulation
• Experience in System Modelling Language (SysML)
• Experience in real-time simulation tools e.g. RTDS, OpalRT
• Experience in version control, e.g. SVN and issue tracking tools, e.g. JIRA
• Demonstrated ability to meet goals and objectives
• Strong problem solving skills
• Proven interpersonal and leadership skills



Locations: United Kingdom; Stafford
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