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Embedded Systems Design Engineer - Electricity Exchange DAC

Who we are…..

Electricity Exchange is leading provider of Demand Response Technologies and Services in Ireland’s electricity market where they deploy their technologies to give electricity users the capability of altering their electricity consumption patterns. Based in Limerick, the company’s technology aggregates numerous large electricity consumers who, on instruction from Electricity Exchange, can reduce their power consumption for brief periods. This capability is traded in the electricity market by Electricity Exchange made possible by Electricity Exchange’s hardware and software technology which facilitates the remote operation of participating customer sites from the company’s 24hr operations centre.

What the role will involve…….

This FUSION project seeks to extend the functionality of Electricity Exchange’s existing product (IoTAS) to enable it to monitor more sophisticated metrics related to the state of health of the power system. A device (namely a Phasor Measurement Unit – or PMU) will be developed and deployed using a Data As A Service model. The new functionalities will expand the scale of the market in which the company operates by increasing the applications within which the company’s hardware technology can be used.

As well as an attractive salary offering starting at €35,000 (higher remuneration offering  available based on experience and additional skills), the successful graduate will lead this 18 Month project, in a supportive partnership with Queens University Belfast and will also have the opportunity to study for a Post Grad Diploma in Business & Management as part of the employment package.

We need you to have…….

  • A 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related discipline.
  • Strong C programming language skills.
  • Embedded software development experience.
  • Legally permitted to work in ROI

We would like you to have…..

  • Knowledge of power electronics, electrical power transmission and operation and control of electrical power systems.
  • Knowledge of IP network telecommunications. 


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