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R&D Control Engineer

Location: Arese, Milano, Italy
Job ID: R0022196
Date Posted: Jan 10, 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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In Grid Integration Service Solutions, we are currently looking for a skilled and motivated engineer to join our team of R&D specialists. Are you interested in developing control concepts and software for new charging solutions in the field of e-Mobility, such as eBus flash-charging, large electric vehicle depots / terminals and battery-powered trains? Are you passionate about working in close collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders and the company’s global R&D team drawing on your demonstrable communication skills? Then this job is for you!

Your responsabilities:

  • Ensure good quality delivery on the control elements of e-Mobility charging solutions including control architecture, hardware selection, programming, code review, testing and lifecycle management

  • Develop / build proof of concepts as a step towards comprehensive control software development

  • Review, test, verify, and/or validate and fine tune control software (PLC, process regulation, …) for eMobility charging solutions according to security development lifecycle

  • Conduct and / or participate in unit / bench / integration and system testing of software products / features

  • lab testing and support FAT, SAT, and troubleshooting of new features

  • Analyze the developed code, prepare bug reports, conduct root cause analysis, suggest fixes, implement and / or ensure implementation of the identified solution, subsequent verification and validation steps

  • Prepare or support in preparing technical documents (i.e. user manuals, deployment guidelines, troubleshooting guidelines, testing procedures and reports) in response to market / product / technical / functional / non-functional requirements specifications

  • Act as expert support team member for troubleshooting control software issues with users

Your background:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering, software engineering, computer science or similar with 3-5 years of industry experience

  • Experience in industrial control software development with Codesys (must have) and with PLC programming, SCADA, WEB-HMI, and remote access (nice have)

  • Experience in any of the following programming languages would be an advantage: Python, .Net, Java, C, Angular

  • Experience with low voltage and medium voltage network distribution would be an advantage

  • Experience with industrial communication protocols like IEC60870-104, Modbus, MQTT, OPC, IEC61850 and network topologies would be an advantage

  • Experience with microservice architectures and Docker containerized deployments would be and advantage

  • Team spirit with the capacity to work independently, complemented by a quick intellect and well-developed analytical skills

  • Fluent command of English, both written and spoken

  • Experience in working with IEC standard, ANSI (others are also preferred)

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