Power Systems Modeling and Simulation Specialist

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Job Description

The Application eXpertise and Electric Simulation (AXES) department of OPAL-RT in brief:

Expert services in modeling, specialized testing, advanced training and industry consulting
Collaborative R&D projects with research labs and universities
Advisory role towards other departments of the company (sales, marketing, R&D)
Advanced customer support
Perform technological watch, attend in conferences and present technical papers, participate in international working groups

Related fields of application:

Power system generation, transmission, and distribution
Micro-grids, distributed renewable energies, “smart-grid”
Power electronics, motor drives and advanced controls
Control, protection, and monitoring of electrical networks
On-board electric systems / transportation (planes, boats, electric vehicles, etc.)

Summary of the position:

As part of the Application eXpertise and Electrical Simulation (AXES India) team in Bangalore, the selected candidate will play a key role in projects involving modeling of power systems for real-time simulation of electromagnetic transient simulation tools (EMT) and phasor dynamic simulation tools. They will be involved in developing new models using the OPAL-RT tools for customer projects as well as model libraries in the tools. The specialist will be under the administrative authority of the AXES India Team Leader. She/he will also get to work with different experts and leaders in the R&D department in Montreal, Canada.

Achievements and stimulating challenges:

Developing state-of-art electrical models and application examples;
Developing new value-added features for engineering software tools and real time simulators;
Analyzing dynamic power networks and models;
Training, modeling, testing and assisting in customer studies;

Main Duties:

Modeling and simulation of generation, transmission and distribution components
Develop demo examples for OPAL-RT product libraries;
Assist Field application engineering teams with modelling expertise in developing test-beds for demonstration to customers
Develop demonstrations for trade shows, marketing and to support sales;
Perform validation tests. Write study reports, documentation and technical publications;
Develop and give training related in the relevant field;


Education: Master’s or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering.
Experience: Minimum 3+ years in advanced electrical modeling, simulation and analysis of various power system components, distributed energy resources, power electronic converters. Good working experience of various Electromagnetic Transients (EMT) simulation tools like: Matlab/Simulink, PSCAD, EMTP, RT-Lab (plus point), HYPERSIM (plus point).
Required knowledge: Good understanding of Power systems, renewable energy and microgrids, modeling techniques, Power converters and controls, Hardware-in-Loop simulations. Coding experience in C/C++ in developing algorithms.
Significant assets: Knows OPAL-RT simulation software (ePHASORsim, eMEGAsim, HYPERSIM or other real-time simulation tools).
Required skills: Autonomy, curious to deepen the subjects, versatility, sense of organization, good interpersonal communication, rigor and determination, capacity for analysis and adaptability. Conscience towards sustainable development and high quality deliverables.
Language abilities: English (Required)

A career with OPAL-RT will suit you if:

You are seeking stimulating challenges that will constantly push you to do your best
You dream of a family environment that is also professional, cooperative and friendly.
You need a flexible schedule and the ability to telecommute in order to balance work and home life.
You want to continue to expand your knowledge and know-how by working side-by-side with researchers, innovators and scientists who share one thing : Passion.
You have chosen to be an important contributor to the technological progress in a multitude of industries.
You want to be recognized for your ideas, creativity and talent.
You know your worth and seek a globally competitive salary.
You don’t just want a job, you want a career!