Power Systems Software Engineer Nexant
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Location:Chandler, AZ
Business Unit:Energy Software and Information Systems
Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.
Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 3,000 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 32 corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.
Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.
We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.
Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our company.
Are you interested in having a real impact and helping to change the world? Then join us!
About the Job
Based in Chandler, AZ, the Transmission Grid and Market Operations Software Practice of Nexant is a major engineering and consulting group with a reputation for building cutting edge software solutions for our clients. Due to a major expansion agenda, we have an immediate need for a hands-on and talented Power System Software Engineer/Developer to join our team.
The successful candidate will participate in the full life cycle development of energy market power system software, including design, implementation, testing, and support. Areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to, interacting and understanding customer & market needs and implementing the corresponding software solutions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in defining requirements for distribution systems operations and planning software tools and applications.
Code in C++ and Java application integration layers.
Code in C++ three-phase analytical apps
Prepare testing scripts, scenarios for the analytical apps and integration layers
Lead analytical algorithm QA efforts
Write professional quality proposals, requirements and functional specifications documents.
Hands-on software development knowledge with 1-5 years of work experience
Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering with power systems option and emphasis on optimization, economics and/or electric energy markets
Working knowledge of Java / C / C++
Designing, coding, testing and debugging software enhancements and modifications
Internal and external client support
Understanding of steady-state power system analysis
Understanding of linear and quadratic programming applied to steady-state power system models
Ability to quickly analyze software requirements for new product features
Prior experience with deployment or operation of distribution automation equipment, distribution management systems, outage management systems, asset management systems, SCADA, DSM, smart grid technologies and tools, distribution information and control systems is a plus
Prior experience and/or familiarity with substation automation/integration distribution systems, application of new metering devices, meter programming and diagnostic software, remote and automatic meter reading systems, substation and inter-tie metering, distribution dispatch methods, electric distribution operating equipment and procedures, field switching practices is a plus
Familiarity with current software languages, application code design, and writing
Demonstrated experience with current software languages, application code design, and writing (C++ preferred).
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
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