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R&D Engineer - Embedded Software developer

Location: Ludvika, Dalarnas län, Sweden
Job ID: R0018658
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy revolutionized the transmission of electricity over long distances with minimal losses over 60 years ago by introducing High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technology. Today, HVDC can deliver up to 12 gigawatts of power at voltage levels reaching 1,100 kV, covering distances of over 3,000 kilometres. In the heart of HVDC station, the Modular Advanced Control for High performance (MACH™) system plays a vital role in achieving successful results. MACH™ offers unparalleled calculation capacity and facilitates seamless integration and control of all functions related to protection and control. Additionally, MACH™ control provides advanced fault registration and remote-control capabilities. Designed to operate continuously for thirty years or more, the MACH™ system ensures reliable control and protection of the HVDC system throughout its lifespan.

As a member of the R&D team in the MACH Products unit, you will collaborate with a diverse group of talented engineers from around the world. Working within the SAFe framework, you will contribute to the development of the next generation MACH™ system and maintain both new and existing legacy systems.

Your responsibilities

  • Engage in the development and maintenance of wide range of embedded systems (ARM, DSP, SoC...), from pre-study and design to tests and integration.
  • Develop high-quality software modules within specified timelines and efficiently maintain them, including implementing enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Create specifications and documentation for software components.
  • Ensure code quality through code reviews, test automation, and adherence to up-to-date software development processes.
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers working in agile, cross-competent teams.
  • Uphold Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity by taking responsibility for your actions and showing care for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • 5+ years of work experience in relevant role and field.
  • You hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Embedded Systems, Computer Science, Electronics, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Profound engineering background in embedded software development using C/C++ on multi-processor systems.
  • Overview in electronics, FPGA/VHDL to also partner with hardware and FPGA designers in the team.
  • Experience with relevant development environments and software tools such as real time operating systems, microcontroller architecture, GIT, Dev Ops, TFS, static code analysis etc.
  • Knowledge of C# and communication protocols like CAN and EtherCAT would be advantageous.
  • Excellent English presentation skills.

Additional information

Are you ready to join Hitachi Energy for a career with no limits and a place where you can be yourself? We are ready for you! 

Welcome to apply by September 24th! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so the sooner you show your interest the better.  

More information: Recruiting Manager Remia Menon, [email protected], will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, + 46 107 382 986, Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107-38 21 85. Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107 382 912.
All other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner Gustaf Hedström, [email protected]

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