Smart Grid Engineer

Applied ScienceFull TimeOttawa, ON

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At BluWave-ai our mission is to deliver innovative data-driven solutions to accelerate the transformation towards renewable energy. We apply advanced power systems, optimization, and machine learning techniques to solve practical problems of modern power and energy systems.


We are looking for talented people with entrepreneurial drive to seize on the ground floor opportunities, grow their careers, and make a positive impact for the environment.

1. Role

  • Work closely with Applied Science Department, other departments, and customers, to guide, design, and review control and optimization solutions for modern power and energy systems.

2. Your Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, and implement solutions to optimize grid operation
  • Work closely with Engineering to implement solutions in the field
  • Setup testing and validation mechanisms for different operation scenarios
  • Prepare documents and presentations to inform and demonstrate
  • Effective interaction with all teams to provide cross-functional effectiveness

3. Knowledge, Experience, and Skills

You must have:

  • Motivation to serve to the greater cause of climate change mitigation.
  • Familiarity with solutions for electric distribution systems consisting of distributed energy resources, energy storage systems, plug-in electric vehicles, and advanced power electronics.
  • Proficiency in engineering simulation tools.
  • Proficiency in python.
  • Strong communications, presentation, and teamwork skills, with the ability to distill complex technical concepts to the level that non-specialists can comprehend.

Considered an asset:

  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques, tools, and platforms.
  • Familiarity with IOT protocols and cloud solutions.
  • Experience implementing products in the field.

Educational Requirements:

  • Postgraduate degree in electrical engineering.
  • Exceptional BSc candidates are also encouraged to apply.



4. What You Will Gain

  • Motivation to serve to the greater cause of climate change mitigation.
  • Knowledge, skills, and professional networking in one of the most exciting and positively impactful technology domains that is an intersection of electrical engineering, machine learning, optimization, and software development.
  • Startup experience and ground floor opportunities for growth in a team that includes PhD Smart Grid Engineers, Data Scientists, recent grads and seasoned business professionals.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • High quality of life and career in Canada's National Capital Region.
  • Working on a team with a serious approach towards our work, rather than ourselves, together with fun and random team events such as Ice Cream Fridays and Cosmological Lunches. You will get the opportunity to come up with one!

5. General Information

Level: All experience ranges are encouraged to apply

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Ottawa, ON (First six months can be remote with extensions acceptable upon approval)

Department: Applied Science

Position Reports to: Vice President of Technology


Diversity makes us stronger. BluWave-ai provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances.


Authorization to work in Canada is required for this position.