Lead Engineer – Controls Engineering

January 22, 2022
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Own HITL Test setup used for Wind Turbine Controls Software validation
Expert in PIL/HIL testing of sensors/actuators and other hardware’s.
Maintain Renewables Controls lab by adhering to all EHS guidelines.
Identify gaps/enhancements for the HITL test stand and plan (requirements, contacting supplier, getting quote and purchasing) for the same.
Work closely with Software/Hardware team to execute test cases on HITL setup to have better coverage of the software code.
Contribute to the development of the core infrastructure used for Software validation.
Develop test cases which can be executed on HITL stand which cant be covered on SIL/PIL platform.
Identify and disposition defect found during lab testing.
Work closely with system team to align with business-critical software releases.
Work closely with field validation team to understand the defects/bugs identified from field testing and how lab testing can be improved to capture those earlier.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or related field from an accredited University
6+ years of experience in PIL/HIL testing, verification & validation of control system.
Hands on using SIL/MIL/PIL/HIL for Hardware component validation including sensors/actuators.
Proficient in Matlab (Simulink/Stateflow) for development and test case creation
Fluency in English
Desired Characteristics

Masters in Instrumentation/Controls/ focus on embedded software development/testing/automation
Wind Industry Experience is a strong plus but not a requirement
Experience in V&V cycle, hands with test case writing and executing for complex control features
Good understanding of hardware testing, sensor integration testing and mechanical components used in industries (gearbox, generator, brake system)
Excellent written and verbal communication included demonstrated ability to simplify complex topics and communicate to non-experts