Immediate 12+ month position available in Birmingham, AL.
Summary of Position Duties: This position provides support to the Grid Operations and Planning Research area within the Company’s Research & Development. The engineer will support projects and in time lead efforts to deploy and evaluate the performance of emerging technologies in this arena. The position is primarily focused on tools to support grid operations with an emphasis on power system analysis, “big data” analytics, and visualization. However, the work will involve projects in other areas of the power system. Knowledge of databases, data structures, computer networking is desirable as well as an aptitude to apply engineering analysis to solve problems.
Description of Work Environment:
This position supports the innovation center that facilitates the research, pre-operational development and assessment and demonstration of situational awareness technologies for Transmission and Distribution.
Areas of focus include synchrophasor technology, next generation control center functionalities, cyber security testing, new visualization approaches, DERMS platform evaluation, data analytics as well as modeling and simulation including via a Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS) with hardware-in-the-loop testing capability.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) required
Specialization in Power Systems desired
Experience with computer programming (Python, C#, SQL) desired
Advanced degree in EE, computer science or other related fields strongly preferred
Develop research plan to evaluate new technology
Manage multiple tasks at one time
Provide documentation of study assumptions and methods used to arrive at results
Provide informative reports and presentations on projects
Some overnight travel may be required but this is not extensive.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must demonstrate good communication skills, both internal and external to the company
Must have excellent organizational skills
Must possess analytical skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Must work well in a team environment
Must have the ability to manage your own work schedule and work with limited direction
Must have strong initiative – a self-starter
Must be great at problem solving
Candidate will work in a hybrid work arrangement reporting in-person/in-office at least 3 days per week (12 days a month).
If you already have a resume on file with The E Group and would like to be considered for this position, simply email your note of interest to The E Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why Choose The E Group? We are an award winning firm recognized for having an outstanding reputation with our clients and employees. All contractors are eligible for full group health and dental benefits, 401K with matching, and various insurances. Generous living expenses are given to help those who relocate or have duplicate housing. Unique Perks available to those assigned in Birmingham, Alabama: Fully Furnished Townhomes available on a first come, first served basis; complimentary on-site banking available to all.
For immediate consideration simply attach your resume to this posting or email your resume to email@example.com. All applicants will receive feedback once position closes.