Lead Control & Protection System Engineer

Join Renewable Energy Grid Solutions as Lead Control & Protection System Engineer in Nürnberg. Contribute to grid electrification and energy transition with a dynamic team.

GE Vernova
GE Vernova
Nürnberg, Germany  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   23 days ago

About GE Vernova

Company Overview

GE Vernova

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Renewable Utilities

Electricity generation, including power from hydro, gas, nuclear, and steam sources; manufacturing of wind turbine blades; grid solutions, power conversion, solar, and storage solutions.

Electricity sales, product manufacturing and related services.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 100 countries around the world 🌍

Significant contributions to global renewable energy capacity and advanced technology in energy systems.

Company Culture

"To electrify the world and help decarbonize it." Committed to leading the energy transition and enhancing quality of life globally.

Emphasizes innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.

Focus on advanced research, consulting services, and financial solutions supporting employee growth and expertise in energy systems.

Activities & Projects

GE Vernova is involved in several major projects including the development of the world's longest, most advanced wind turbine blade, the LM 107.0P.

Introduction of GridOS to navigate new grid realities, and pioneering work in renewable energy technology.

Committed to achieving carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030, with ongoing innovations in renewable energy and sustainable practices.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in digital technology, engineering, manufacturing, project management, and sales among others.

Offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a focus on employee well-being.

Contact Information

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Careers at GE Vernova

At GE Vernova Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer

  • Working in an international team which is part of global Engineering HVDC Centre of Excellence, based in our bespoke state of the art Stafford facility.
  • A key role in a dynamic working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements (incl. 2 to 3 days working from home per week).
  • Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities.

Job Description

As a Lead Control & Protection System Engineer, you will report to the Control System Application Manager and will be part of a highly motivated and dynamic team of engineers working on the design of Control and Protection functions for LCC and VSC HVDC schemes.

You will be mentor others on the existing designs of specified project and functionalities in MATLAB/Simulink and transfer them to the PSCAD simulation environment across the full delivery process life cycle, including but not limited to plant model design and maintenance, verification model in MATLAB, creating test harness for conversion, writing model guides, and evaluating models in PSCAD.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support the business’ Tendering, Operations, Contractual and After Sales
  • Accountable for preparing the responses to technical queries from clients and solving customer issues.
  • Dynamic Performance Studies (DPS) and other design studies using both offline and online simulation tools
  • Technical accountability as a technical leader in engineering design reviews, identifying potential project risks and technical weaknesses and proposing safe, reliable, and compliant solutions
  • Ensure that project plans contain the necessary activities and studies required to meet the requirements of the customer and the proposed technical solution.
  • Proposing and leading continual improvement activities

Qualifications / Essential Requirements

  • Engineering degree or equivalent including power systems and power electronics subjects or proven equivalent knowledge and experience in HVDC business
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, experienced in creating and presenting technical reports and responding to clients’ technical questions
  • Competent on functional characteristics of power systems and understand the interactions between AC and HVDC systems
  • Knowledge of HVDC Control, Protection and Sequencing strategy
  • Experience in PSCAD and MATLAB-SIMULINK simulation tools

Desired characteristics:

  • Process improvement or RCA experience or certification
  • Experience working in HVDC industry

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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About the role

Jul 01, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025


GE Vernova

Nürnberg, Germany

Mid-Senior level


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