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Transformers R&D Senior Engineer

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is seeking an R&D Senior Engineer for its Raleigh, North Carolina location. This role is responsible for encompassing the integration and test of various diagnostic and analytical tools to assess the reliability and condition of transformers for the Transformer Business Line (BL).

Your responsibilities

  • Develop new and improve existing methodologies for testing of Digital Transformer Monitoring products
  • Develop detailed test plans, pass/fail criteria, test reports, and other artifacts to complete thorough test evaluation. Perform test execution of functional tests, regression tests, and system-level testing of Digital Transformer Monitoring products
  • Perform wiring updates, test fixture buildup, and hardware installation to support the continued buildup of the Digital Lab
  • Utilize Transformer expertise to support hardware and software development teams on Transformer Monitoring products
  • Monitor and report project costs, technical risks, and progress periodically
  • Assume overall project ownership and responsibility
  • Global collaboration with scientists in Power Grids Research (PGR), Technology Managers, and Engineers from the various Business Lines within Power Grids
  • Follow execution practices following standard Power Grids internal directives, Power Grids Gate Process, and procedures

Your background

  • Master’s degree in engineering and a minimum of 3+ Years related experience with Transformers or Industrial Monitoring devices. Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the United States
  • 2+ Years of testing experience, including the development of testing methodologies and artifacts highly preferred
  • Industrial protocol experience (Modbus, DNP3, IEC61850, IEC60870-5-104, etc)
  • Ph.D. in engineering preferred
  • Software scripting capabilities (Python, VBA, etc)
  • Experience with multiple aspects of transformer on-line monitoring (hardware and software); Knowledge of transformer diagnostics (site and factory tests, DGA, Oil Quality, FRA/DFR, and PD) and interpretation of on-line monitoring data

More about us

#LI-USA Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.dol.go v/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi ABB Power Grids career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi ABB Power Grids HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-NAM1

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Location Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Job type Full-Time
Contract Regular/Permanent


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

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