Lead Engineer - Power Systems

Job Description

Eaton is currently seeking a Lead Engineer to join our Power Systems Technologies team. This position is based at our Golden, CO location. Relocation assistance will be provided.



Position Overview:


Lead and support modeling, simulation, algorithm design, implementation, and HIL validation of integrated power systems including but not limited to microgrids, building networks, and distribution networks. The lead engineer will be directly involved in the application of control and optimization theory to power system problems. This work will help businesses across the enterprise to solve critical business problems and uncover new business opportunities.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. 


In this role you will:
  • Develop advanced control and optimization algorithms and apply them to create new intelligent devices, solutions and services for Eaton’s businesses

  • Understand traditional and new control methods that can be used to manage modern distribution networks with high penetration renewable generation

  • Conduct power system modeling, simulation, and analysis of both steady state and dynamic response

  • Control system design for distribution automation, DER management, and demand response

  • Conduct optimization modeling and solution of non-linear, non-convex, multi-modal problems

  • Provide work estimates and participate in design and implementation reviews

  • Develop and execute agile work plans for iterative and incremental project delivery

  • Work directly with business stakeholders, engineering, and test to create high quality solutions that solve end-user problems

  • Evaluate business requirements to determine potential solutions

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of experience in electrical engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree/PhD in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • 5 years’ experience in electrical engineering
  • Foundational knowledge of power system operations and planning.

  • Familiarity with simulation tools such as CYME, PSCAD, OpenDSS, Matlab/Simulink, etc.

  • Capability of developing user-defined library models.

  • Software programming skills using Python, C++, C, Matlab, R, SQL, PHP, etc.

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to successfully and consistently work on multiple assignments simultaneously and adjust to rapidly changing priorities

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of assignments within a team setting

  • Computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities and meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time