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Power Systems Simulation & Analytics Engineer

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Sentient Energy, a Koch Subsidiary company, is hiring a Power Systems Simulation and Analytics Engineer to be part of the Sentient Energy (SE) Grid Edge Simulation and Analytics team. This full-time position is for an engineer to perform data analysis, modeling, and simulation of power systems with an emphasis on the distribution grid.  

This position preferred location is Santa Clara, CA, but has flexibility to be located in Frisco, TX or remotely.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform modeling and simulation of complex distribution system with different types of assets such as line voltage regulators, load-tap changers, capacitor banks, cables, overhead lines, DER and grid edge devices
  • Analyze and extract value from big data (AMI meter, MV/LV sensors, and SCADA) for electric utilities and provided quantitative measures of improvement brought in by Sentient Energy solutions
  • Perform load flow analysis, hosting capacity analysis and Volt-VAR optimization
  • Develop scripts to automate power system simulations and engineering studies
  • Provide technical support to electric utilities and helping them achieve their energy savings and peak demand reduction goals using CVR and VVO assets
  • Provide support for the marketing and sales team by developing use-case using simulations and load flow studies for future scenarios
  • Help in documentation, writing reports and preparing presentation for interfacing with customers
  • Support customers and interface with them on a day-to-day basic
  • Collaborate in a team environment, present and explain technical information, document work, prepare and present successful proposals

The Experience You Will Bring


  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Power Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: distribution automation and operations or distribution planning
  • Experience in distribution grid simulation and modeling
  • Ability to use standard programming languages to support modeling analysis and visualization for distribution grid

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in working with utilities customer
  • Experience with distribution grid modeling tools such as Cyme, Synergi, Milsoft and OpenDSS
  • Experience with big data analytics
  • Experience in python scripting
  • Experience in Tableau


Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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