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System Engineer 3

  • Location

    Boulder, United States

  • Sector:

    Technical

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

  • Job ref:

    19667

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-30

System Level Controls Engineer

Position Overview

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Boulder R&D Center is composed of a multi-disciplinary group of engineering experts in aerodynamics, acoustics, structures, loads, and controls, who work concurrently to develop new designs and technologies. This world-class center offers an open, inspiring, and diverse working environment located in downtown Boulder, Colorado.

We are looking for a highly-talented and motivated engineer to contribute to the development of new products and new technologies, to make real what matters, clean energy for generations to come.

Responsibilities As a System Level Control Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Development and documentation of control and monitoring functions to satisfy requirements
  • Performing simulations of wind turbine systems and processing resulting data
  • Collecting and processing data from field testing of wind turbines
  • Interfacing with software group to implement design solutions
  • Effective interaction, communication, and collaboration with aerodynamic, electrical, structural and controls engineers in a global team-based environment to meet design requirements
  • Contributing to solutions in a self-managed and target oriented manner

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience System Level Control Engineers are required to possess the following:

  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or related engineering field
  • Proficiency in programming Simulink, MATLAB, C/C++, or similar
  • Knowledge of controls theory
  • Strong analytical skills, self-motivation, and ability to solve difficult technical challenges through innovation, dedication, and cooperation with a global team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written reports
  • 5 years of relevant experience

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience System Level Control Engineers are desired to possess the following:

  • Experience handling and performing engineering analysis on large data sets
  • Experience in measurement techniques and data analysis, including time-series and spectral analysis
  • Experience modeling physical systems with Simscape, Modelica, or similar
  • Knowledge of wind turbine loads, structures, aeroelasticity, and supporting analysis tools
  • Knowledge of wind turbine design and certification