Power Cybernetics EngineerResearcher, Region /Nijmegen – JoB Science & Engineering – Arnhem

  • Arnhem

JoB Science & Engineering

CESI is a world-leading technical consulting and engineering company in the field of technology and innovation for the electric power sector. Through its Division KEMA Labs, CESI is the world leader for the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 90 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges. CESI also provides civil and environmental engineering services.

KEMA Labs, part of CESI company, is looking for a Power Cybernetics Engineer-Researcher for the Flex Power Grid (FPG) Lab. As an Engineer-Researcher you will help to develop our existing and upcoming services in the area of Power Cybernetics as well as creating new or related services for KEMA Labs to position the company for further growth within the power system industry.

In Arnhem, The Netherlands, we are looking for a Power Cybernetics Engineer-Researcher with a strong background in the field of power electronics, specifically with its application in power systems.

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 KEMA Labs to position the company for further growth within the power system industry.

In particular you will be working on the development of sophisticated closed-loop testing and validation methods of power equipment (such as Photovoltaic-inverters, plug-in electrical vehicles, heat pumps, etc.), including its hardware testing, simulation and software model validation, in a professional laboratory environment.


Location & Team

The FPG Lab participates in strategic research programs and projects to acquire new knowledge and competence, to develop new services to create value for KEMA Labs and our customers, as well as to enhance KEMA Labs’ recognition as a technology leader in selected areas.

The FPG Lab has a long history of working closely with laboratory partners within the DERLab association, with industry partners within the ISGAN initiative, with international standardization bodies; and universities such as Delft University of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology.

We are seeking for an experienced researcher with the following qualifications:

  • You have at least a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics (Ph. D. preferred);
  • You have solid knowledge on power systems, its operation and specifically its protection;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic principles, its control and power conversion applications;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic and power system modelling;
  • You have solid knowledge on power electronic and power system (digital) simulation;
  • Experience with real-time-simulation is an advantage; Like HIL testing or else.
  • Experience with co-simulation or hardware-in-the-loop techniques is an advantage;
  • Experience with laboratory testing is an advantage;
  • [You have established an international contact network through your earlier academic and/or professional engagement.]

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 driven personality;
  • be curious and eager to explore new territories. 

What we are offering

    • We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment.
    • Your home office will be our KEMA Laboratories in Arnhem (NL).
    • We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training.
    • Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a 38-hour work week, 30 leave days with option to sell or buy extra days, full paid pension plan, laptop, and smart phone,
    • Salary indication 4000 – 5000+ euro per month

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