About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa have recently merged to create a leader in the renewable energy industry, to provide cleaner, more reliable and more affordable energy to society, and to create lasting value for all stakeholders. With a worldwide installed capacity of over 80GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global leader in Offshore and Onshore Wind Power with a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expanding its research and development (R & D) capability in the UK with new investments in its facility atKeele university’s Science and Business Park (KUSBP), a centre dedicated to leading edge R & D for wind power converter technology.
Made up of specialist engineers, researchers and support staff, the UKR&D department is primarily responsible for developing new power converters and related technologies for large onshore and offshore wind turbines. TheKeele based Power Converter Software, Modellingand Control (SMC) team are an integral part of this department and are responsible for thesuccessful integration of the power converter and its associated controls intothe wind turbine and wind farm control system
Located at Siemens Wind Power’s R&D office at Keele University, this role involves the simulation, development, testing, and delivery of wind turbine power converter control software. A background in converter control, simulation and software implementation is a requirement.We are looking for someone technically competent who can manage and own the given tasks, has good attention to detail, good communication skills and can take the initiative in resolvingtechnical issues. A capable individual, motivated and good communicator. Someone with previous experience within project execution in engineering is required to meet this role. Your dutieswill includethe following
What are my responsibilities?
· Development and implementation of converter control software features
· Development of simulation models of wind turbine converters and electrical systems
· Simulation studies of wind turbine converters and electrical systems
· Other duties, as necessary to meet the business objectives
What do I need to qualify for this job?
· Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering
· Knowledge of converters, control systems and Matlab/Simulink is essential
· Knowledge of C is essential
· Knowledge of C++, object oriented code, UML and embedded software would be advantageous
· A keen interest in Renewable Energy (wind energy) is desirable
How do I apply?
We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.
What else do I need to know?
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