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R&D Associate Engineer

Location: Genova, Genova, Italy
Job ID: R0031523
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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You will be working in the research and development department, which is responsible for the productization of control and automation logics relevant to Renewable, Microgrid and Energy Storage automation product families within the PGGA – Grid edge solutions team. The R&D team is located at the HITACHI Energy office in Genoa, Italy.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support (L4) for internal and external customers during the complete lifecycle of an engineering project,

  • Coordinating with local / regional technical support resources to clarify and support in solving technical issues

  • Ensuring a positive customer experience by giving them regular updates and clarification

  • Design, implementation, validation and testing of power system relevant control strategies.

  • Support complete R&D project life cycle, from design to testing.

  • Support the design and implementation of the logics on Hitachi Energy automation platforms

  • Support rollout of the automation solution globally, including room training and training on the job on real project.

  • Live core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business.

General Requirements:

  • Master’s degree, preferred in Electrical Engineering, with focus on Power System domain.

  • Knowledge of Matlab Simulink

  • Knowledge and usage of Power System and Control System modeling and simulation tools (Matlab Simulink, DIgSILENT, PSS-E, PSCAD.).

  • Eager to apply simulated and validated concepts on real automation platform.

  • Knowledge of Hardware in the Loop platforms (Typhoon) is a plus

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret single line diagrams drawings

  • Knowledge of Microgrid systems, battery storage, renewable generation is welcome,

  • Strong customer focus awareness, problem solving and consultation skills

  • Good English communication skills

  • Self-motivated, independent, organized and structured way of working.

  • Proactivity, flexibility, good communication, interpersonal and team working skills

  • Availability to travel globally (20 – 30% of the time)

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