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Power Systems Protection Scientist

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Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0020129
Date Posted: Jan 30, 2024
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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Power Systems Protection Scientist

Hitachi Energy is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. We keep your lights on, the factories running, our hospitals and schools open. What we deliver is used almost universally, with more than three quarters of the world’s population positively impacted by what we do. Founded on 100+ years of engineering heritage and enriched by diversity, we balance social, environmental, and economic values for a sustainable society. We employ more than 40,000 people in more than 90 countries.

Research Scientist – Power Systems Protection, Raleigh – North Carolina USA

We are looking for a research scientist with expertise in Power Systems Protection for our research center in Raleigh, North Carolina. As a scientist in the global Hitachi Energy Research organization, you will propose and lead cutting edge research projects to push the boundaries of knowledge and technology for Hitachi Energy's future products and services.

Your Responsibilities

  • Contribute to and lead research projects in power systems control, substation automation, protection, and related fields.
  • Formulate research hypothesis to address technology gaps, and prove/disprove them through simulation, controller-hardware-in-loop (CHIL), power-hardware-in-loop (PHIL)
  • Identify technology gaps that address present and future business needs.
  • Network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise
  • Collaborate with external partners including universities, startups and vendors
  • Disseminate your results in scientific publications, patent applications, and technical reports

Your Background

  • PhD degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Power Systems, or in a related field.
  • Extensive experience in power systems simulation and control is required.
  • Proficient in one or more of commonly used power systems simulation platforms like PSCAD, Matlab, PSS/E, etc.
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and protocols such as IEC 61850 (GOOSE and SV), DNP3, PMU protocols, etc. is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs), remote terminal units (RTUs), SCADA / EMS, etc. is highly desired.
  • Hands-on experience with controller-hardware-in-loop (CHIL) and/or power-hardware-in-loop (PHIL) systems such as RTDS, OPAL-RT is beneficial.
  • Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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