Transient & Power Systems Senior Consultant

Siemens Energy



Houston, TX


Position summary

Job Grade: 6 or 5b (pending candidate experience)

A Snapshot of Your Day

The Transient & Power Systems Senior Consultant will use his/her technical & commercial background and expertise to execute power system simulations to analyze the impact of existing and new interconnected facilities to the transmission system. At the same time, he/she will be actively involved in pre-acquisition and business development activities to expand our client portfolio by identifying the specific challenges facing different market verticals. Later in the day, the Senior Consultant will interact with our Engineering colleagues and product owners to share the industry challenges and guide the R&D efforts of the business. Finally, he/she will help generate user-defined models for Siemens Energy specific products and implement them in pertinent simulation studies as part of consulting project.

How You’ll Make an Impact

The Transient & Power Systems Senior Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Executing analyses of power systems, engagements regarding transmission network planning, system design and validation studies, and grid impact assessment of large generation, storage, and load resources.
  • Supporting clients’ efforts to ensure a successful ISO new interconnection application and FERC approval.
  • Supporting the integration of power electronic devices, inverter-based and synchronous generation, energy storage assets, HVDCs, FACTs, etc. into AC grids (from conceptual studies for new projects, passing through their commissioning, to assets in operations).
  • Engaging in business development activities by presenting the capabilities of our offerings to existing and prospective clients.
  • Presenting the results of the bespoke work to clients’ key stakeholders.

What You Bring 

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical power engineering (Master’s or https://Ph.D. degree preferred) with relevant professional experience conducting power system analysis both in steady and transient states (minimum 8 years of experience) related to transmission and generation solution designs and EMT dynamic studies.
  • Knowledge and experience in power system analysis, including insulation coordination and switching studies mainly oriented to validate the equipment insulation levels and CB capabilities. Deep understanding of causes, effects, and mitigation measures of power systems EMT phenomena like slow, fast, and very fast transient overvoltage, TRV, zero crossing missing, inrush, among others.
  • Knowledge and experience in EMT dynamic and control stability studies of large-interconnected power systems, like detailed SSO and control interaction studies. Experience developing/handling EMT models for synchronous and inverter-based generation, transmission (AC and DC) assets, drives, load, and grid stabilization equipment.
  • Experience in power system simulation programs (https://e.g., PSCAD/EMTDC, EMTP-RV, PSS/E, TARA, PSLF, PowerFactory DigSilent, ETAP, MATLAB/Simulink).
  • Hands-on expertise in programming tools such as Python, FORTRAN, MATLAB, etc.
  • Superior ability to communicate technical and business strategies orally and in writing, think creatively and analytically, apply problem-solving skills within a consulting environment.
  • Proficient language skill in English is required. Others like Spanish or German would be appreciated.
  • Flexibility to travel as needed, up to 40%.
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

Why join us?

The https://U.S. Grid Consulting team offers holistic advisory services across the electrification value chain.  We support clients in planning, analyzing, and designing a greener, more reliable & resilient system and transmission networks for a more complex operation.  We address the challenges generated by the Energy Trilemma: security, sustainability and affordability.  We leverage in-depth know-how & OEM technical and commercial experience in order to conduct grid simulations & planning studies, design & analyze the performance and stability of isolated inverter-based power systems, characterize the implications of industrial electrification efforts, etc. for a decarbonized economy.

We provide an excellent opportunity to act as game changers: directly contributing on the establishment of the electrification systems of tomorrow while shaping and leading the growth of the Grid Consulting practice in the https://U.S. We are curious learners -driven by effectiveness. We offer the opportunity to work in a highly motivated, agile team within an entrepreneurial environment constantly adapting to solve new challenges. Our commitment to our clients is relentless as they rely on us to help them achieve their business objectives.

About the Team

Our Grid Technology division enables a reliable, sustainable, and digital grid. The power grid is the backbone of the energy transition. Siemens Energy offers a leading portfolio and solutions in HVDC transmission, grid stabilization and storage, high voltage switchgears and transformers, and digital grid technology.

Check out this video to learn more about our Grid Technologies business

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Supportive work culture
  • Company paid health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • 401K savings plan with company match
  • Family building benefits
  • Parental leave


Why you should apply for a job to Siemens Energy:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 76% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 90% would recommend this company to other women

  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Siemens Energy offers flexible working options to enable employees to achieve both their personal and professional goals.

  • Siemens Energy offers paid parental leave. As of January 1, 2021, our paid parental leave increased to six weeks.

  • Siemens Energy sponsors ERGs that offer employees an inclusive, supportive environment, networking opportunities, and other tools.