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NREL Integrated Power-Energy Systems Model Developer in Golden, Colorado

Posting Title

Integrated Power-Energy Systems Model Developer

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Location

CO - Golden

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Position Type

Regular

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Hours Per Week

40

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Job Description

The Power Systems Modeling and Simulation Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is seeking a software engineer with in-depth programming experience in one or more modern languages, familiarity with high-performance computing, and interest in power and energy systems to join a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative team of engineers, analysts, and software developers to develop state-of-the art energy system modeling techniques, software, and simulations for breakthrough engineering and techno-economic analysis for the emerging future electric grid and broader interconnected energy system: transportation, buildings, gas, communication/controls, and beyond.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy code in languages such as Python, Julia, CPP/C++, C, JavaScript and Java,

  • Contribute towards Open-Source modeling and package development,

  • Develop in object-oriented and functional programming paradigms

  • Prepare user guides and documentation

  • Deploy software for cross-platform applications, including high performance computing environments

  • Work effectively with interdisciplinary team of developers, engineers, and analysts

  • Contribute to journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports

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Basic Qualifications

Relevant Master's Degree . Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 2 or more years of experience.

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Additional Qualifications

  • Strong experience with software development

  • Exceptional written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

  • General knowledge and application of engineering technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

  • Training in team, task or project leadership responsibilities.

  • Intermediate abilities and knowledge of practices and techniques.

  • Beginning experience in project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Julia, CPP/C++, C, Javascript

  • Proficiency with software development and deployment in a scientific/engineering environment using these languages

  • Experience in using HPC/Cluster Linux based environments and Bash scripting

  • Experience setting up and using Source Control tools such as Git.

  • Familiarity with Power Systems Engineering Concepts

  • Experience with Power Systems Simulation Tools such as OpenDSS, PowerWorld, CYMEDIST, Synergi, PSLF, PSS/E, WindMill, DEW, PowerFactory, etc.

  • Experience integrating multiple simulation engines through co-simulation, MDAO, or other approaches

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