Consultant Application Engineer

Basic Info

Location
San Jose, California, USA
Job type
Full-Time
Contract
Regular/Permanent
Research and Development
Line Management / Project lead

Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

ABB is currently seeking a Consultant Application Engineer for its San Jose, California location.

Your responsibilities

  • Analyze and understand customer engineering, business and software requirements, propose technically feasible solutions, estimate required effort, identify risks and formulate implementation approach and assumptions.
  • Design, develop, test, integrate and document applications and related work for customer projects, while following best engineering and software development practices.
  • Support software releases and assist onsite/support team with expert knowledge, problem analysis, troubleshoot and resolution of defects as required to bringing issues to closure.
  • Actively research and further own knowledge in market operation, power system analysis and real time control and support and improve software development practices and documentation.
  • Provide expertise and represent the company internal and external discussions with internal stakeholders, customer meetings, industry gatherings.
  • Must be willing to travel for short periods of time to visit or support customers around the world.

Your background

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets.
  • OR
  • Ph.D. Degree or soon to be graduate in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets.
  • Ideally this role could be filled at a more senior level should the candidate meet the following:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets.
  • OR
  • Ph.D. Degree or soon to be graduate in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Electrical Engineering with special emphasis in electricity markets.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated programming skills in high performance, high programming level languages such as FORTRAN or C/C++
  • Familiarity with Linux and AIX operating systems
  • Proficient English written and oral communication skills
  • Formal classroom education in Data Structures and Databases
  • Experience developing power system application software for Electricity Market
  • Experience with multi-threading, high performance, memory intensive analytical applications

More about us

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Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

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