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    • Date Posted
      August 19,2022
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    Development of the future system operation with focus on cyb...

    This will be your workplace

    TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Developer System Operations who will contribute to this and that might be you?

    This will be our challenge

    The electrical power system is in the middle of a transition that is significantly increasing the complexity of system operations. This change is driven by political, regulatory, environmental and technological background. Therefore System Operations needs to be prepared for the challenges ahead by influencing future regulation and relevant stakeholders, by contributing to national & international activities, identifying future needs for innovations, developing ingenious concepts and knowledge to ensure TenneT is prepared to also operate the future power system with the same level of reliability and security, as we have today!

    In the department of System Operation Development you contribute directly to these challenges by identifying the future needs and taking initiative for necessary developments as well as contributing to the challenges of today. You promote innovation and propose improvements for system operations in close collaboration with many internal and external as well as national and international stakeholders.

    Your contribution to TenneT

    • The increase in digitalization and in the number of inter-connected systems, the connection of small-scale units and advanced control systems not only brings huge advantages, it also requires a careful look on the cyber security and cyber resilience. You will contribute in identifying the risks and mitigate them.
    • You will work on a risk monitoring and risk assessment to achieve a future proof system operation regarding the cyber physical system and you advice system operation colleagues and the management
    • In this context you participate in national and international (mainly in ENTSO-E context) working groups to bring these important topic forward and to propose relevant policies
    • Beside the focus on cyber resilience you contribute to our program “Control Room of the Future” in developing decision support tools for our operators and work on a roadmap for the coming challenges
    • You will accompany research studies in the topics of focus

    Contact information

    Janine Spaan,


    +31 (6) 22 14 86 69

    Your Profile and background

    • You successfully finished your academic studies in electrical/power system engineering or a comparable University degree (technical and or IT-technical background)
    • Multiple years of experience in working for a transmission system operator in the field of system operation is highly recommended, especially experience in connected systems and their potential influence on the electrical system are welcomed
    • Profound knowledge of processes in energy markets and system operation is highly beneficial
    • A positive attitude towards working in an international team with different nationalities is of importance, connection is key for you the succeed
    • You are open minded, like to work with engaged people, have a good sense of humour and you get your energy out of complex challenges and in finding innovative solutions
    • You have the ambition to learn and develop yourself and drive the energy transition together with your colleagues
    • Good verbal and writing skills in English are mandatory

    Our offer

    • TenneT offers you an exciting and responsible position in the driver seat of the Energy Transition, with plenty of professional development options.
    • We offer great benefits such a salary of maximum € 9279 + excellent pension scheme.
    • Fixed bonus of 12% of your yearly salary.
    • At TenneT we believe in a healthy work / life balance, therefore we create room for flexibility, provide various opportunities to work out via our Always Energy program.
    • On a fulltime contract you are able to enjoy 30 day's off on a yearly base.
    • Personal growth is something we actively stimulate within TenneT. For example we have our own TenneT Talent Academy where you can explore and develop your own set of skills.

    Recruitment Process

    Our selection process consists of two interviews and an assessment center.

    For questions relating to the position:
    Dr. Dominique Ernst
    Head System Operations | System Operations Development
    M +49 (0)151 1234567


    TenneT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
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