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HVDC Control & Protection Software Design Engineer

Location: Beijing Shi, China
Job ID: R0023574
Date Posted: Nov 3, 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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Technical Project Engineering focuses on a range of engineering disciplines e.g., electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil, structural, automation and software engineering. The activities associated with project engineering include discipline engineering and design; planning, risk assessments; coordination of resources (personnel and equipment). 

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will support to HVDC Control & Protection System conceptual design from software design perspective
  • Detailed software design of HVDC Control & Protection System dedicated in one of the following areas: HVDC control, HVDC protection, SCM (Station Control & Monitoring)
  • Competence/experience coverage of more than one area above will be considered as a plus.
  • Detailed software function implementation with specific software design tools
  • Conceptual design & software design documentation both for internal and external purposes
  • Technical support to the hardware-in-the-loop tests of HVDC Control & Protection System (both in the company and the customer facility) from software perspective
  • You will be working on site installation support, commissioning, sub-system test and system test of HVDC Control & Protection System
  • Technical support to Marketing and Sales from software design perspective, especially the support to the tenders
  • Technical support to Customer Service from software design perspective including customer meetings, on-sit fault analysis, customer trainings and maintenance outages, etc.
  • Taking responsibilities of safety and integrity for your own actions, for your colleagues/contractors and for the business.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or a degree deemed to be equivalent, with basic knowledge of electric power system.
  • Knowledge and/or experiences in at least of one of the following areas: HVDC, Electric Power System Analysis, Protection Relays, Automatic Control Theory, Power System Simulation

  • Fluent written and spoken English.

  • Site work experiences and/or the acceptance of engineering travels are preferred.

  • Adequate communication skills for effective cooperation with colleagues, partners, customers and other necessary stakeholders

  • Willing to and capable of working with challenges, uncertainties and flexibilities.

  • Understanding of deadlines, budgetary constraints to achieve on time and on quality delivery within the budget.

  • Innovation spirit in your daily work for better and faster delivery

  • Collaboration awareness based on trust to present ideas and solutions to colleagues, partners, customers, and other necessary stakeholders.

  • Working experiences with the followings will be considered as a plus: HI draw, EB (Engineering Base), or any other graphical coding/design tools.

  • PSCAD, Matlab, or any other simulation software available for electric power system and control system and RTDS, Hypersim, or any other electric power system simulators

  • Actual coding experiences for DSP, FPGA, RTOS (Intime, for example), Windows, Linux or Unix SQL

  • ​​​Knowledge and/or experiences in HVDC control and protection will be considered as a plus.

  • More than 5 years experiences in relevant fields will be considered as a plus.

  • Fluent in Swedish or working towards Swedish proficiency will be considered as a plus.

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