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Resolution Date April 7th 2017


Publish date March 17th 2017
N.Ref. 9/2017

Energy Management Systems Engineer

Energy management systems (EMS) engineer position offered to work on technical research projects in the field of microgrids and smart grids at the IREC’s Smart Energy Lab. The tasks to be carried out will be mainly focused to technology development and implementation of energy management systems at laboratory and demonstration field level. These activities require knowledge of design and implementation of energy management systems, automation, controls and communication systems.  Knowledge of renewables, energy storage, electric mobility and grid integration is advantageous.

This professional must be highly skilled in industrial applications and research projects with specific focus on energy management systems and, in particular, to experimental deployment of EMS systems. Capacity to work in a team, flexible, innovative, with initiative and problem solving skills. High level of analytical and synthesis skills.

The professional is expected to be part of research and industrial EMS projects leading technical work packages and activities in the microgrids and smart grids fields.

Qualifications and experience required:

MSc in controls and automation, electrical engineering or similar. Knowledge and experience in design and implementation of energy management systems, automation systems, communications and SCADA systems. Experience in design and operation of microgrids and smart grids components and systems for their applications with renewable energy, energy storage systems, electric mobility and grid integration.

Experience in industrial SCADA platforms and systems, programing languages (C, C++, C Sharp). Experience in the energy sector: wind energy, renewable energy sources and, in particular, in control and design of electrical systems within these fields of activity. Experience in international research collaborative projects and the execution of third party projects is desired.
Proven experience in industry will be an advantage.

Language required:
Fluent in Spanish and English.

Personal Skills:
- Team Worker
- Initiative in Research and Innovation
- Flexibility
- Results-oriented
- Analytical and synthesis capabilities


Salaries will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

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"This project could be co-financed the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER)"