Power Systems Optimization Engineer

Applied ScienceFull TimeOttawa, ON

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At BluWave-ai our mission is to deliver innovative AI solutions to accelerate the transformation towards renewable energy. We apply AI to increase the use of clean energy in smart grids and microgrids with distributed energy resources and demand response. We are driving the transition to electrification of transportation as the grid becomes the local gas station.


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


1. Role

  • Work closely in collaboration with Engineering, other departments, and with customers, to guide, design, and review control and optimization solutions for modern power and energy systems, including microgrids

2. Your Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, and implement scalable solutions to optimize grid operation
  • Drive ramp of exciting new products by developing novel optimization techniques
  • 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:

  • Deep understanding of the problem of power flow
  • Familiarity with solutions for microgrids and electric distribution systems consisting of distributed energy resources, energy storage systems, plug-in electric vehicles, and advanced power electronics
  • Proficiency in power systems engineering simulation tools
  • Strong communications, presentation, and teamwork skills, with the ability to distill complex technical concepts to the level that non-specialists can comprehend
  • Demonstrable programming experience in C++ or Python

Considered an asset:

  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques, tools, and platforms
  • Familiarity with IOT protocols (e.g. MQTT) and cloud solutions.
  • Experience with building RESTful API development
  • Familiarity with real-time HIL simulations

Educational Requirements:

  • Postgraduate degree in electrical engineering with pragmatic experimentation or industry collaboration, or BSc with aminimum of two years relevant experience of power systems optimization delivery within a commercial environment

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.