• Engineer for Network Automation and Communication

    Location DE-Dresden
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  • Local Unit & Position Description

    Are you eager to advise our customers on their digital transformation journey? Do you have experience and knowledge on Utility Telecommunication? Apply now and become our new colleague!


    In the coming years, the electric grid will change drastically. Many grid operators realize they will need a transition from traditional business models in to the digital age, using technologies and concepts like Grid Optimization, IT/OT integration, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Data Analytics.  Telecommunication is playing a crucial role in this transformation as the enabler to interconnect systems in a fast and reliable way, and be the highway for the huge amount of data are needed for the new business models. DNV GL is aiming to expand its offering in that area and that’s why we are looking for you!


    As a Consultant for DNV GL you will be working on the challenges that our energy customers are facing and around digital transformation of their OT (operational technology) solutions, specifically in the telecommunication area.  You will mainly work in projects for distribution- and transmission system operators as well as for utilities and industry. We serve customers within our CEMED region, which consists of countries in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Iberia. Based on your knowledge and on methods and tools that are part of our service offering, you will deliver added value for our customers. This can consist of strategic telecom plans for grid operators, design review and quality assurance of telecom projects, network and system design, requirements analysis, specification and tender management. We will also take responsibility in business development activities to strengthen our market position.


    Tasks and Responsibilities Include


    You will have a role in which you will be responsible for providing our customers in the energy sector with the following type of consultancy services:

    • Roadmap studies/Strategic plans
    • Development of scenarios
    • Proof of concepts
    • Requirement specifications
    • System specification and modelling
    • Supplier selection and Tendering support
    • Translation of high/detailed requirements into solution design
    • Project Management
    • Test Management
    • QA reviews
    • Training and workshop facilitation

    Position Qualifications

    We’re looking for a team player who has knowledge of telecommunication and the way DSOs and TSOs work. You should be able to develop and maintain relations and business with our customers in our region.

    In Addition:

    • University degree in Telecommunication or Business IT and/or Electrical Engineering
    • At least 3 years of experience in the energy industry
    • Knowledge and experience related to Utility Telecommunication and digital transmission systems such as: SDH/PDH, IP/MPLS, MPLS-TP,
    • VPNs, VPLS, OSPF, BGP, (stateful) firewalls, Ethernet, TCP/IP, fiber optic, microwave, two-way radio, telemetry and satellite communication
    • Knowledge/experience with Smart grid protocols,
    • Substation automation systems, SCADA system and cybersecurity would be preferred
    • Project management experience
    • High level of creativity, flexibility and initiative
    • Good communication skills, in English language, perfect German language is essential
    • Available to travel on a regular basis 


    Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL additional documents for a background check.

    We offer

    We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of our Operational Excellence team with about 20 engineers and technicians. We are a mixed team with highly motivated career beginners and very experienced senior engineers guiding our young colleagues and transfer their knowledge. Your home office will be our office in Dresden (Germany). We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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