R&D Engineer – Smart Grid Integration, Dubai
Position Code: 31103
Area: Smart Grid Integration
Program: Power Systems
The DEWA R&D Centre is looking to fill the vacancy of a research engineer to contribute in the project for development a user-friendly and technically flexible and unified EV charging station for UAE users. Specifically, the research engineer will develop:
- Programming and implementation of communication protocols for EV chargers.
- Power converters control algorithms programming and implementation.
- Cybersecurity and billing standards.
The project requires an understanding of Electric Vehicles (EV) and EV chargers. The candidate should be proficient in communication protocols EV car-to-charger and charger-to-operator and should be comfortable to learn additional ones.
The candidate should be comfortable working as member of a dynamic, research-oriented group with several ongoing concurrent projects across multiple areas but also manage individual tasks independently. Thinking out of the box and comfort in bridging cross-disciplinary silos to conduct innovative research are strongly desirable qualities.
Contract Duration: 2 years with potential for extension
- PhD in a related discipline e.g. Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Communications Systems, Computer Science etc.
- Scopus-indexed publication record.
- Programming skills (e.g. C/C++).
- Communications protocols (e.g. CAN, OCPP, RF, PLC, HTTP, REST, ODATA).
- MSc in a related discipline e.g. Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Communications Systems, Computer Science etc.
- Programming general experience
Please send the following: i) cover letter (PDF), ii) CV including full list of publications/patents (PDF), iii) at least three names of references with contact information, and other supporting documents (optional) to DEWA R&D Centre recruitment R&D.Recruitment@dewa.gov.ae. Please include the Area and Position Code in the subject line of the email. If you need clarifications on the position please send an email to Grid.R&D@dewa.gov.ae.
About the employer
The package offered is in line with regional and global DEWA is one of the largest enterprises in the UAE, offers a dynamic work environment, internationally competitive salary packages, and living in the vibrant city of Dubai. The DEWA R&D Centre is housed in a state-of-the-art lab facility located at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park, one of the largest of its kind in the world.