(Senior) Scientist Power Systems Dynamics and Control 80-100%

(Senior) Scientist Power Systems Dynamics and Control 80-100%

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As a research scientist, you will be working on the emerging power systems technology, with a special focus on power system control and automation solutions. We are looking for a person with an outstanding track record in research and eagerness to excel in an industrial environment. You will work within an international team of researchers and business partners.


- Propose, analyze, evaluate technically and economically emerging technologies for grid operation
- Develop prototypes of next generation of systems and solutions in the power industry
- Contribute to (and potentially lead) research projects addressing the demands of our business units
- Disseminate results in scientific publications, patent applications, and technical reports
- Build a network in the company and become known for your skills
- Submit proposals for projects that turn state-of-the-art research results into effective solutions for our business units


- Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering or Automatic Control specializing in power systems stability and control
- Detailed understanding of power system dynamics, i.e. transient, voltage or small-disturbance stability
- Broad knowledge in electrical system fundamentals, including power grids, power electronics interfaces and electrical machinery
- Extensive experience with algorithm implementation and analysis in programming environments e.g. Matlab/Simulink, Modelica etc.
- Strong publication record in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences
- Experience with standard power system analysis tools such as PSCAD, EMTP, PowerFactory etc. as well as knowledge in built-in programming languages such as Python, DSL etc.
- Creative, self-motivated, flexible team player with an ability to work independently
- Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication (written and oral) skills in English, (willingness to learn) German is a plus

Additional information

ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area. ABB is also able to provide a wealth of opportunity for personal development once you have completed your introduction period, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. Personalized development programs with targeted training measures will help you to enhance your skills on a continuous basis.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at www.abb.com/careers

ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Zorica Marinkovic
Talent Partner
Phone +41 58 586 74 15


Baden-Dättwil, Aargau, Switzerland
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees www.abb.com

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