Software Engineer to Sequence & Interlocking at HVDC Control & Protection

Contribute to HVDC technology advancement in Ludvika, Sweden. Join Hitachi Energy's global team as a Software Engineer for Sequence & Interlocking, developing sustainable energy solutions.

Hitachi Energy
Hitachi Energy
Ludvika, Sweden  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

Do you want to enable green energy transition, and together with colleagues build customized embedded control systems consisting of both software and hardware to meet our customers' and the world's needs for sustainable, flexible, and secure energy?

We are convinced that HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology, solutions for energy transfer with direct current at high voltages, is a long-term sustainable solution. The technology is used for energy transmission over long distances and to connect electricity networks with minimal losses. In addition to energy transfer, HVDC technology also alleviates electricity quality problems and can contribute to the stabilization of connected power grids. For offshore wind power or long-distance underwater transmissions, direct current is the only realistic energy transmission alternative.

In this role as a Software Engineer at Hitachi Energy you will be a part of a Global HVDC Control & Protection Software team. Our team is responsible for Sequence & Interlocking, we have interfaces towards other domains within Control & Protection, IT/OT, Hardware and Operations.

The need for expertise in our area is increasing and we are therefore looking for both freshly graduated students and senior engineers to join our team!

Your responsibilities

  • To be part of all phases of delivery, which includes design, maintenance, testing, integration, verification, and deployment of the software functions needed for safe and reliable operations of plants and transmission links, with the opportunity to also travel internationally for short assignments to our sites for Commissioning and costumer meetings.
  • To work with documentation and customer trainings.
  • To have a sense of responsibility and ownership, being capable of planning and organizing your daily work.
  • To be a problem solver who takes initiatives to solve challenges together with stakeholders.
  • You are living Hitachi Energy´s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • You hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within a relevant field, such as Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, High Voltage, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering.
  • You have work proficiency in English, both written and spoken. Additional languages, such as Swedish are an advantage.
  • You have an interest or experience within software development and programming.
  • You have an interest or experience in digital control technology, signal processing and filtering.
  • You have an interest or experience from the electric power industry.

More about us

Join Hitachi Energy and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy. We offer you an exciting and stimulating work environment, where you become an important team player collaborating to deliver our world-class technology and developing the best HVDC Control & Protection for our customers. We value you as a person and believe in personal development. Please apply today, even if you do not meet all the criteria above. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply no later than 30th of July 2024!

Recruiting Manager Andrew Carruthers,, will be happy to answer your questions regarding this position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer; Mikael Hjort, + 46 107 38 29 86; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, + 46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107 38 21 85. All other questions should be directed to Talent Partner Julia Wiklund,

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

This position is intended with placement in Ludvika. Ludvika municipal is a typical small Swedish city with 25 000 residents. We have all the services and attributes as the rest of Swedish society. Our slogan – Unique Ludvika, everything is close by to solving our everyday problems – no time spent on daily commuting. Nature is on the doorstep and many of us have an active outdoor life or are included in different activity organizations.

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About the role

Feb 16, 2024

Full Time


Jul 30, 2024


Hitachi Energy

Ludvika, Sweden

Entry Level


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