Control & Protection System Engineer

GE Renewable Energy

  • Noida, India
Control & Protection System Engineer
Job Posted : Oct 10th, 2023

Job Description

As a Control and protection System Application Engineer, you will report to the Control & Protection System Application Manager. The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and dynamic team of engineers working on the design of Control and Protection functions for LCC and VSC HVDC schemes. The development of such Control system is technically challenging and involves a variety of engineering disciplines, contribution through teamwork and an innovative approach.

As a Control Systems Application Engineer you will be expected to study on the existing designs of specified project and functionalities in MATLAB/Simulink and transfer them to the PSCAD simulation environment across the full delivery process life cycle, including but not limited to plant model design and maintenance, verification model in MATLAB, creating test harness for conversion, writing model guides, and evaluating models in PSCAD.
Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:-

  • Support the business’ Tendering, Operations, Contractual and After Sales needs regarding:
  • Defining control system requirements.
  • HVDC System in electromagnetic transient tools like PSCAD, EMTP-RV etc.
  • Plant modelling in various simulation tools (MATLAB, PSCAD etc) and its verification.
  • Dynamic Performance Studies (DPS) and other design studies using both offline and online simulation tools
  • Control and protection parameters tuning to meet grid stability criteria specified in customer technical specifications.
  • Conversion of MATLAB Simulink algorithms to PSCAD models
  • Support improvements to existing algorithm/strategies for power fault recovery or instability issues during DPS studies
  • Contribute to development of new strategies for control, protection, and sequencing (start-up/shut down sequence) to meet customer technical specifications if required
  • Proposing  continual improvement activities for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of control application team through the introduction of tools, methods, and process improvements.
  • Support a standard product methodology mindset, seek opportunities to re-use solutions, improve quality and reliability whilst reducing the delivery timeline and associated costs

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Engineering degree or equivalent including power systems and power electronics subjects or proven equivalent knowledge and experience in HVDC business
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to identify and manage technical risks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, experienced in creating and presenting technical reports and responding to clients’ technical questions
  • Ability to understand and communicate customer requirements, ownership of technical discussions with customers and capable of developing client relationships.
  • Competent on functional characteristics of power systems and understand the interactions between AC and HVDC systems.
  • Knowledge HVDC Control, Protection and Sequencing strategy
  • Experience in PSCAD and MATLAB-SIMULINK simulation tools
  • Able to work to deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining the safety, quality, and engineering integrity of the solution
  • Must be flexible with working hours and willing to travel in order to support projects globally

Desired characteristics:-

  • Knowledge of Power System analysis, Power system stability
  • Experienced user of power system study tools such as Power Factory, PSS/E, ETAP, EMTDC RV. Etc.
  • Process improvement or RCA experience or certification
  • Experienced in technical leadership
  • Experience working in HVDC industry
  • Ability to define requirements and ensure they adhere to best practice


  • Noida, India.

Company Overview:-

GE (NYSE:GE) rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company’s dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE’s people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfil GE’s mission and deliver for its customers.