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R&D Engineer – Digital Electronics Hardware Design

Website Hitachi Energy, HVDC

Hitachi Energy strive to help and solve the World’s energy crisis by providing solutions for the efficient transportation of “green” electricity from its place of generation (eg. off-shore wind farms, hydroelectric power stations, solar-cell farms, etc.) to our factories and cities. By bringing sustainable energy to more people, we can help reduce our impact on the planet.The HVDC technology has been on the market for over 60 years and is used to transmit power over long distances and integrate renewables into the grid with minimal losses, using overhead lines, underground and submarine cable systems.We are seeking several new R&D Engineers in Digital Electronics hardware design. In this role you will help develop our electronics’ systems that Control & Protect our High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) power stations. The position is based in Ludvika or Västerås, Sweden. Up to 49% remote working, depending on task.You will be joining a fast-growing team of hardware design engineers that really strive to cooperate and focus on their tasks; developing the best possible technical solution for our MACH™ platform. Our work environment is open and you will be encouraged to do what you are best at – every day.“Are you interested in joining a highly skilled engineering team, allowing yourself to deep dive into technical challenges? Then you are applying for the right job! We are proud of our achievements, and we have only just begun. Our journey is long, and our products are serving customer needs all over the world 24/7. Now we want you and your super skills onboard!” – Pontus Klarsjö, manager of MACH R&D Digital Design Team.Your responsibilitiesYou will be responsible for the development and maintenance of electrical products & components comprising the brain of the HVDC system.The work requires a deep understanding of digital electronics and embedded systems both theoretical as well as practical tasks. Requirement management, development of design specifications and documentation are also part of the work tasks.You will have the responsibility to create robust designs within the cost and time limits and with a product lifecycle management perspective.We work in a modern environment where both rapid prototyping and productification takes place. We have tools and labs for the complete electronic hardware development cycle, from early prototype testing to final system verification. You will have the responsibility of your design in all these steps.You will be living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions whilst caring for your colleagues and the business.Your backgroundYou have a wide knowledge within the area from a university education, preferably in Electrical & Electronics engineering and/or embedded systems fields, Master’s or higher degree is a merit.You are experienced and comfortable regarding development of digital electronics hardware and long experience with industry standard schematic capture and PCB layout tools, Altium Designer is preferred.You have experience on processor architectures, signal/power integrity, simulations and measurement techniques. Experience on thermal management, power and timing budget calculations; EMI, EMC, ESD, grounding and low noise design on board level.Proficiency in board bring-up and debugging skills; Experience with lab equipment and test setups for signal measurements; Experience on product/system verification and environmental testing.Knowledge of electronic hardware development life cycle and obsolescence management and preferably experience on working with cross-functional hardware, software, and system architecture teams.Considered meriting: experience with 12+ layer and HDI PCBs, FPGA coding (Verilog/VHDL), the ability to write test software for hardware verification, experience with PLM tools and experience from reliability analysis such as MTBF, FMEA and FTA.What we offerCollective agreementFlexible working timeHealth care and wellness allowanceFantastic career possibilities within Hitachi Energy both within Sweden and globallyMentor to support you throughout onboard phaseVarious trainings and education supporting employee development​Diversified company with over 70+ nationalities working in SwedenSupplementary compensation for parental leaveEmployee Benefit Portal with thousands of discounts and perks More benefits could be connected to this specific roleMore about usWe are interested to learn more about you and what you can contribute, so don’t hesitate to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.A team with great cooperation and with a diverse background is waiting for you to join! Further information about us can be found at following links: years of MACH™ ( to apply before 2024-08-10 Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today.More information: Recruiting Manager Pontus Klarsjö, +46 72 225 88 30, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, +46 107-38 29 86; Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107-38 21 85; Ledarna: Frank Hollstedt, +46 10 7387043. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Christian Falevik, +46 107-38 53 25.

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