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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy System Engineer - Wind R&D in Boulder, Colorado

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.

TITLE: System Engineer - Wind R&D

COMPANY: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc.

Position Overview

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Boulder R&D Center is composed of a multi-disciplinary group of engineering experts in aerodynamics, acoustics, structures, loads, and controls, who work concurrently to develop new designs and technologies. This world-class center offers an open, inspiring, and diverse working environment located in downtown Boulder, Colorado.

We are looking for a highly-talented and motivated engineer to contribute to the development of new products and new technologies, to make real what matters, clean energy for generations to come.


As a System Level Control Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Development and documentation of control and monitoring functions to satisfy requirements

  • Performing simulations of wind turbine systems and processing resulting data

  • Collecting and processing data from field testing of wind turbines

  • Interfacing with software group to implement design solutions

  • Effective interaction, communication, and collaboration with aerodynamic, electrical, structural and controls engineers in a global team-based environment to meet design requirements

  • Contributing to solutions in a self-managed and target oriented manner

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

System Level Control Engineers are required to possess the following:

  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or related engineering field

  • Proficiency in programming Simulink, MATLAB, C/C++, or similar

  • Knowledge of controls theory

  • Strong analytical skills, self-motivation, and ability to solve difficult technical challenges through innovation, dedication, and cooperation with a global team

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written reports

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Mid Level

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

System Level Control Engineers are desired to possess the following:

  • Experience handling and performing engineering analysis on large data sets

  • Experience in measurement techniques and data analysis, including time-series and spectral analysis

  • Experience modeling physical systems with Simscape, Modelica, or similar

  • Knowledge of wind turbine loads, structures, aeroelasticity, and supporting analysis tools

  • Knowledge of wind turbine design and certification

The compensation range for this position is $76080 to $104610

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global organisation and it recognizes that its employees represent a large variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. This wealth of diversity is what makes Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy more innovative, creative, sensitive and committed to society. Our diversity is what makes us who we are, and we are immensely proud of that.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy believes that we all have the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace regardless of our race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender, circumstances of pregnancy or parental leave, age, disability or marital status.

We seek to promote respect for the law, equality and inclusion for our employees in order to ensure that there is no discrimination by reason of race, gender, marital status, ideology, political opinions, nationality, religion or any other personal, physical or social condition.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy offers a truly flexible and inspiring place to work, with a global presence and a commitment to providing a working environment in which every employee can develop their potential and maximize their contribution.

With a worldwide installed capacity of 89 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 23,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock Exchange.