Research Assistant in Action Project

Technical University of Denmark


June 21, 2021


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Research Assistant in Action Project

DTU Electrical Eng

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Are you a computer science or an electronic engineer?

Do you want to do an important contribution, supporting the smart integration of power electronic converters to the electrical power grids in an efficient way by performing grid services making use of modern Cloud-based solutions?

The department of Electrical Engineering invites applicants for a 2½ year Research Assistant to work as a part of the EUDP funded Action Project.

As a research assistant, you will get the opportunity to improve your knowledge, discuss and design concrete solutions to provide the next generation of grid support functionalities, enabling the green energy transformation.

Responsibilities and qualifications In specific, as a part DTU Elektro within the EUDP funded Action Project, we are looking for a Cloud Engineer to work with our electric/electronic engineering team in order to develop, implement, optimize, and maintain Cloud- based solutions for a new era of intelligent grid-supporting power electronic converters.

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Collaborate with electric/electronic engineering team to evaluate and identify optimal Cloud solutions (API Rest, functions among others).
  • Modify and improve the existing Azure Cloud system.
  • Design, develop and deploy modular Cloud-based systems.
  • Ensure efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with the project needs.
  • Interact with clients, providing Cloud support, and making recommendations based on team needs.
  • Ensures that software meets or exceed specified standards and end-user requirements.
  • As a formal qualification, you must have a master's degree in engineering or equivalent within computer science, software engineering or electronic engineering.

  • At least 3 years of experience in the field of Cloud Computing.
  • Familiarity with power electronic converters operation and control.
  • Experience with CI/CD systems.
  • Preference but not mandatory experience utilizing Azure to automate the deployment of Azure resources.
  • API development.
  • Relational or not relational databases knowledge.
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Principally Python as programming language and JS or .NET as secondary.
  • Technical expertise in the design, development, coding, testing and debugging of software.
  • You will be part of a vibrant and diverse environment with an international atmosphere and strong links to the world-leading Danish energy industry. You will also be part of a large group of fellow PhD-students within the field, and you can get access to our cutting-edge experimental facilities.

    We offer DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

    Salary and terms of employment The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 2 1/2 years.

    You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

    Further information Further information may be obtained from Professor Tomislav Dragicevic,

    You can read more about DTU Electrical Engineering at www.

    If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

    Application procedure Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 21 June 2021 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc)
  • All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

    DTU Electrical Engineering educates students within electrical engineering technologies. We offer studies at BEng, BSc, MSc and PhD levels, and participate in joint international programmes. We conduct state-of-the-art research within antenna and microwave technology, robot technology, power and physical electronics, acoustic environment, electro-acoustics, electric power and energy. Our department has more than 200 members of staff.

    Technology for people DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

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