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Power Engineer

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Organization: Etap

Location: Irvine, California, United States


  • R&D


A power engineer is needed for ETAP’s Microgrid, Mobile, and Cloud Services division. The engineer will assist the team with microgrid control, software development, real-time simulation, and power system analysis.
Primary duties
· Design and code algorithms for microgrid controllers

· Perform power system calculations and run studies in ETAP

· Implement IEEE standards as working software

· Run real-time simulations in Opal-RT

· Use ETAP real-time to monitor microgrid controllers

· Write Python scripts to analyze ETAP models and simulation data

· Design and maintain software written in C#, WPF, Python, Xamarin.Forms

· Connect to SQL, Mongo, SQLite databases to query data and produce reports

· Test software features using power engineering judgment

· Maintain mobile and cloud-base software for engineering analytics. (See etapAPP in the Apple and Windows stores)

· Provide technical support for ETAP and train clients

· Enhance software documentation


· 3+ years of experience (or advanced degrees)

· Strong writing skills. Must be able to compose readable emails and documentation

· Easy to work with. Ability to work alone and in teams

· Strong mathematical and analytical skills

· Relevant course or internship experience in power systems

· Familiarity with power system studies in general and ETAP in specific

· Must be able to work 40+ hours per week from the office


· BS in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university; MS and PhD degrees are preferred

· A minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0

· Passed EIT or PE exam is recommended (not required)


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Published on: Feb 1, 2023

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