Microgrid, Control & Protection Application Specialist

Job Description

Explore our Digital World

Do you want to create technologies that transform the everyday for billions of people? Our digital careers offer the opportunity to shape the next era of growth and innovation, challenging ourselves to build a better future. By creating ground breaking technologies that transform our world, we need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow ‘s reality. Picture yourself in the Digital World of Siemens here:

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2021.

What will you do?

  • Configuration & Commissioning of Microgrid Controller Systems, Substation Automation Systems & Protection Systems
  • Meetings with various customers on technical solution realization
  • Conducting various trainings and demonstrations with customers
  • Carrying on FAT and SAT – Acceptance Testing
  • Document preparation – Signal Lists, Function Design Specifications, Network Architecture Drawing preparation, Protection Logic Diagrams etc.

What will you need to succeed?

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Past Experience on Microgrid / Distributed Energy Systems is a must
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Substation Automation Systems – SICAM PAS, SICAM 1703, SICAM A8000, SICAM SCC (WinCC)
  • Knowledge of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) – BESS, Solar PV, Genset/Engines (Diesel / Natural Gas), Wind etc.
  • Knowledge of Microgrid Control – Use Case Offerings – Black Start, Diesel offset, Volt/VAR optimization, peak shaving, grid connection etc.
  • Knowledge of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) – BESS, Solar PV, Genset/Engines (Diesel / Natural Gas), Wind etc.
  • Knowledge of Microgrid Control – Use Case Offerings – Black Start, Diesel offset, Volt/VAR optimization, peak shaving, grid connection etc.
  • Good understanding of communication protocols – IEC61850, Modbus, DNP3, IEC101/3/4, OPC
  • Knowledge of Control & Protection Commissioning
  • Knowledge of Protection Systems – SIPROTEC Relays, DIGSI 4 and DIGSI 5
  • Knowledge of Other Protection Systems – GE Relays, SEL Relays, Micom Relays, ABB Relays
  • Knowledge of Power Quality Systems, SICAM PQS, SICAM Q80, SICAM P855
  • Good understanding of Substation Environment – Switchgear, Transformers, etc.
  • Able to read and analyze detailed Electrical Schematic Drawings
  • Able to realize network topologies and architecture drawings
  • Knowledge of Distributed Energy System behavior
  • Analysis of Transactive Energy Systems

About Us

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada’s passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.

Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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