HVDC Switchyard Control Engineer

General Information

Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day:

In our multicultural HVDC control team you will design, implement and verify control systems for HVDC substations, in cooperation with project management, system- and equipment designers as well as with our customers.

How you will make an Impact:

  • Design of BCU-based substation control systems for high voltage direct current systems (HVDC)
  • Implementation of control software in as well as verification using simulation tools and real-time test environments
  • Preparation of design specifications, documentation and effort estimations
  • Clarification of technical requirements within project teams as well as with customers and suppliers
  • Remote support during commissioning and service of HVDC systems

What you Bring:

  • University degree in electrical engineering with focus on energy technology and profound professional experience
  • Very good knowledge in parameterization of bay control units (BCUs), ideally of SIPROTEC 5 devices with DIGSI and CFC (Continuous Flow Chart)
  • Experience in the realization of the standard IEC61850 for substation control and for data exchange with higher level automation and SCADA systems
  • Good knowledge in high voltage and substation technology as well as in the design of interlocking schemes and automated control sequences
  • Good knowledge in secondary interfaces of high voltage components such as switching devices, transformers, CTs and VTs
  • Very good English language skills, German language skills are of advantage

Your opportunities for personal growth

  • Project manager for control & protection of energy transmission systems
  • Senior / principal project engineer, key expert 

About the Team:

Our Transmission Division offers customers a broad portfolio of products, systems, solutions, and services geared around the key market trends of digitalization, decarbonization, grid stability and electrification. With expertise, passion, and commitment, we are working to transmit energy in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way possible.

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Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Working with a global team
  • Opportunities to work on and lead a variety of innovative projects
  • Supportive work culture
  • Remote/Flexible work
  • Continual learning through the Learn@Siemens-Energy platform