Electrical Research Engineer - Real-time Digital Simulation
Local Unit & Position Description:
In this role you will be working on the development of sophisticated closed-loop testing and validation methods of power equipment such as solar controllers, smart EV charging algorithms, wind turbine controllers. This also includes its testing, simulation and software model validation.
You will be responsible to further develop our existing and upcoming services in the area of Power Cybernetics as well as for creating new or related services for DNV GL to position the company for further growth within the power system industry.
So we are looking for a researcher with a strong background in the field of power electronics and control, specifically with its application in power systems.
This position is based in Arnhem, The Netherlands, where we work in a professional digital environment.
We are seeking for an experienced researcher with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics (Ph. D. preferred), who preferably has established an international contact network through earlier academic and/or professional engagement.
To be successful in this role you need to have a solid knowledge of:
Power systems, their operation and their protection;
Power electronic principles, their control and power conversion applications;
Power electronic and power system modeling;
Power electronic and power system (digital) simulation;
And it would be an advantage if you have experience with:
Co-simulation or hardware-in-the-loop techniques;
Experience with laboratory testing.
In addition to the key qualifications listed above, we also expect you to:
Have excellent communication skills in English (both written and verbally);
Be a team player and have an extrovert personality;
Be curious and eager to explore new territories.
Company & Business Area Description:
DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.
We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.
Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.
With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
DNV GL Strategic R&I provides strategic research and innovation, with primary focus on new knowledge and technology areas that have a long term impact on our business development.
We primarily invest in research and innovation supporting the long term business goals of the current strategy, but also explore emerging opportunities which may become part of future strategy. The activity identifies future technology and risk management trends, builds related new competences and ensures early market positioning and branding of DNV GL as a recognized technology and risk management leader.
The research activities are coupled with business development initiatives and service piloting. Current research encompasses Maritime transport, Oil & Gas and Energy Systems, Information Technology, Power & Electrification, Healthcare, Materials and Climate Change.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!