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RTDS Technologies Inc.

Simulation Specialist, FDNE



Company Information

RTDS introduced the world’s very first real time digital power system simulator in 1989, revolutionizing the testing process for power system protection and control equipment.  Today, RTDS is a global enterprise recognized internationally as the world leader in real time digital power system simulation.   We are committed to our customers and continue to lead the way with our innovative hardware, software, and support.  Our commitment to quality and excellence is second to none and sets the standard for all of our products.

Job Description

Business Address/Location of Work: 100-150 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2E1
Starting Wage: $40/Hour
Standard group benefits plan: health & dental, life insurance, group accident & disability.  Paid time-off: 3 weeks of vacation per year, Sick/Personal Leave, General Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Compassionate Care Leave, Maternity & Parental Leave.  Matching Registered Retirement Savings Plan up to 5%.  Annual discretionary cash bonus.  Relocation Allowance.  Parking.



The Simulation Specialist, FDNE will join a team of dedicated and experienced engineers involved in the design, development, implementation and validation of Real Time Digital Simulation products. A deep and comprehensive understanding of Electromagnetic Transient Simulation (EMT) Techniques, Transient Stability Analysis (TSA) algorithms and implementation of hybrid EMT/TSA solutions are key requirements for this position.


Position Responsibilities

Working closely with the Engineering Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

·     Development of power system component models suitable for use in real time EMT simulation

·     Development, evaluation, analysis and implementation of  Frequency Dependent Network Equivalence (FDNE) functions for real time simulation

·     Development,  evaluation, analysis and implementation of a real time hybrid simulation methods and techniques which combine EMT and TSA algorithms to allow representation of very large scale networks

·     Participate in Marketing functions as necessary, particularly in the China Market

·     Participate as an instructor for real time simulation training courses held at RTDS Technologies office

·     Lead training and teaching of advanced simulation application courses and support project work by RTDS Technologies’ customer base in China

·     Participate in installation and commissioning of RTDS simulator products at customer sites and provide training on its operation

·     Test new RTDS software functions and features as they are developed and implemented

·     International travel approx. 25%



·         Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering  with an emphasis in power systems

·         Postgraduate research experience in the field of power systems and/or power electronics demonstrating a deep understanding of Electromagnetic Transient (EMT) and Transient Stability Analysis (TSA) theory with practical experience implementing hybrid EMT/TSA simulation in real time

·         2 years’ experience and knowledge in the theory of Frequency Dependent Network Equivalence (FDNE) and algorithms of rational fitting and passivity enforcement

·         2 years’ experience in implementing FDNE in commercial level software

·         Sound knowledge of  power system analysis techniques, having minimum 2 years’ experience in the analysis of large scale power systems

·         Familiar with optimization techniques and algorithms

·         Experience in using electromagnetic transients simulation tools/programs for both real-time and off-line simulation studies

·         Demonstrate solid understanding of physics and how it relates to real time modelling of power system components

·         Fluency in Mandarin language is an asset


To apply, please send your cover letter & resume to

Contact Information

RTDS Technologies Inc.Claudia Marcaidaclaudia@rtds.com2045949710
Posting Date: 21-Nov-2016Engineering Permanent, Full-Time $0.00 - $40.00/hr 1 ASAP
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