Product Test Engineer – HIL

Erlangen, Germany
Product – Architecture & Systems /
Full-time /
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Test bench setup and maintenance of multiple HiL platforms (e.g. wire/connect IO interface from HiL to plant meter and other emulated sub-systems, data acquisition equipment, etc.) 

Interface with PCS OEM's for final preparation of model implementation on HiL and integration with F.OS 

Layout and design of grid model for controls validation tests (defined by tender/code/product team). 

Support configuration and integration of Fluence controls and telecommunications to HIL platforms 

Execute/run/automate tests and produce test report 

Feed results into Power-in-the-loop or P-HILtesting, gather those results and perform benchmarking

Ensure lab and testing safety

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?  

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering (or equivalent) and 3 years of industry experience  

Experience with RTDS, Typhoon HIL (Control Center),OPAL-RT(Hypersim), or other HIL platform and software 

Experience in designing, executing and analyzing test cases for hardware and software validation

Familiar with SCADA systems and communication protocols such as Modbus RTU/TCP, CAN, UDP etc

Understanding of power plant controls and grid code requirements

Confident user of electronic systems including but not limited to transducers, amplifiers, power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters, A/D converters etc
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