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POWER SYSTEM R&D ENGINEER

Zaphiro is a pioneering Smart Grid company, official spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Our team has developed a game-changing smart grid solution, called SynchroGuard, which is the first distribution grid monitoring and automation system based on the most advanced monitoring technology currently available: Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs). SynchroGuard provides full grid visibility, efficiently integrates more renewables and EVs, and reduces the impact of blackouts thanks to unique fault location algorithms.

Zaphiro is already recognized as one of the most promising startups in the smart grid sector, thanks to several projects with well-recognized utilities worldwide, as well as multiple awards, including Free Electrons, SET award, and EIC accelerator.

To develop the next generation of Zaphiro software solutions, we are looking for a Power System R&D Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Design, development and testing of algorithms for Power System Analytics, such as Distribution System State Estimation and Fault Location.
  • Responsible for the complete R&D project cycle, from design to test & validation.
  • Support the Software development team in the implementation/integration of new software functionalities/modules in Zaphiro’s products.
  • Interact with customers and partners to refine the technical requirements of power grid functions.
  • Provide technical support for submission of tender applications.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • MSc or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the power grid industry.
  • Demonstrated programming skills, such as MATLAB/Simulink, Python, LabVIEW, etc.
  • Structured way of working, with ability to schedule, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Experience in Network Modeling, Load Flow analysis, State Estimation, Power System Optimization techniques, Power quality analysis and other numerical methods.
  • Experience with power system software tools such as EMTP, PSCAD, DigSilent, etc.
  • Strong SCADA/ADMS solutions knowledge.
  • Knowledge of SCADA communication protocols (DNP3, IEC-60870, IEC-61850, OPC-UA, etc.)
  • Previous experience with the CIM-CGMES grid modeling standard or equivalent.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Being part of a company that aims at becoming a global technology leader in the smart grid sector.
  • Creative freedom to actively advance our products and the company development.
  • Highly innovative and dynamic work environment with flexible working time models.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Duration: Permanent contract.
  • Starting date: Immediate.
  • Workplace: Lausanne & Home office.

CONTACT

Interested? Fill-up our hiring form by clicking here. For questions and more information, please contact us at hiring@zaphiro.ch.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS ENGINEER

Zaphiro is a pioneering Smart Grid company, official spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Our team has developed a game-changing smart grid solution, called SynchroGuard, which is the first distribution grid monitoring and automation system based on the most advanced monitoring technology currently available: Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs). SynchroGuard provides full grid visibility, efficiently integrates more renewables and EVs, and reduces the impact of blackouts thanks to unique fault location algorithms.

Zaphiro is already recognized as one of the most promising startups in the smart grid sector, thanks to several projects with well-recognized utilities worldwide, as well as multiple awards, including Free Electrons, SET award, and EIC accelerator.

To ensure the satisfaction of our customers, we are looking for a Customer Success Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through effective management of the project cycle, from customer onboarding to commissioning and post-delivery customer support.
  • Support sales team in the client onboarding phase as well as in the offer generation process.
  • Understand, troubleshoot, analyze and resolve reported problems in timely manner in collaboration with Zaphiro product team.
  • Material procurement, order tracking and assurance of on-time customer delivery.
  • Arrange and lead project meetings and prepare intermediary/final project reports to the customer.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • BSc/MSc in Electrical Engineering or relevant experience in the power & utility domain.
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing software implementation projects.
  • Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral) and good knowledge of German and/or French.
  • Structured way of working, with ability to schedule, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office suite and other software tools used for project management.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Demonstrated knowledge with power utilities, especially in the area of IT/OT.
  • Strong SCADA/ADMS solutions knowledge.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Being part of a company that aims at becoming a global technology leader in the smart grid sector.
  • Creative freedom to actively advance our products and the company development.
  • Highly innovative and dynamic work environment with flexible working time models.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Duration: Permanent contract.
  • Starting date: Immediate.
  • Workplace: Lausanne & Home office.

CONTACT

Interested? Fill-up our hiring form by clicking here. For questions and more information, please contact us at hiring@zaphiro.ch.

LabVIEW SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Zaphiro is a pioneering Smart Grid company, official spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Our team has developed a game-changing smart grid solution, called SynchroGuard, which is the first distribution grid monitoring and automation system based on the most advanced monitoring technology currently available: Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs). SynchroGuard provides full grid visibility, efficiently integrates more renewables and EVs, and reduces the impact of blackouts thanks to unique fault location algorithms.

Zaphiro is already recognized as one of the most promising startups in the smart grid sector, thanks to several projects with well-recognized utilities worldwide, as well as multiple awards, including Free Electrons, SET award, and EIC accelerator.

To develop and maintain innovative software solutions for the energy industry, we are looking for an experienced LabVIEW Software Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Collaborate with the Product design team to implement new software functionalities/modules within Zaphiro’s products.
  • Development and maintenance of back- & front-end solutions towards the commercialization of Zaphiro’s products.
  • Assist in the development of verification plans (including test plans and test procedures).
  • Involvement in the complete R&D project cycle, from design to validation.
  • Participating in the improvement of the software development process.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience in LabVIEW programming, process oriented.
  • Independent, organized and structured way of working, with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • LabVIEW Real-Time and FPGA programming.
  • Experience in database design and management (time-series and relational).
  • Experience with other programming languages such as C++, C, MATLAB and Python.
  • Experience with various software engineering tools (Source Code Control, Unit Test, Continuous Integration).
  • Networking competences (TCP/IP, VPN, routing and switching, WAN & LAN architectures).
  • Proven experience in web development with HTML, JavaScript, CSS or PHP.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Being part of a company that aims at becoming a global technology leader in the smart grid sector.
  • Creative freedom to actively advance our products and the company development.
  • Highly innovative and dynamic work environment with flexible working time models.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Duration: Permanent contract.
  • Starting date: Immediate.
  • Workplace: Lausanne & Home office.

CONTACT

Interested? Fill-up our hiring form by clicking here. For questions and more information, please contact us at hiring@zaphiro.ch.

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Zaphiro is a pioneering Smart Grid company, official spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Our team has developed a game-changing smart grid solution, called SynchroGuard, which is the first distribution grid monitoring and automation system based on the most advanced monitoring technology currently available: Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs). SynchroGuard provides full grid visibility, efficiently integrates more renewables and EVs, and reduces the impact of blackouts thanks to unique fault location algorithms.

Zaphiro is already recognized as one of the most promising startups in the smart grid sector, thanks to several projects with well-recognized utilities worldwide, as well as multiple awards, including Free Electrons, SET award, and EIC accelerator.

To accelerate our sales activities, we are looking for a highly skilled sales profile with international experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Analyze the market to identify most promising opportunities
  • Execute the sales process from the scouting to the signed contract achieving sales targets
  • Engage with customers and analyze their needs to understand how energy distribution drives their business
  • Forecast accurately the incoming deals
  • Develop a business case, get all stakeholders on board and quantify the value creation
  • Work closely together with the Tech Team to supervise the project delivery to the customers
  • Representing the company at various community and/or business meetings to promote the company

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • At least 5-7 years of sales experience within the power grid industry with a proven track record
  • Strong technical knowledge of power grids and digital technologies
  • Existing contact network within power grid operators in at least one of our target markets (DACH, Nordics, UK, US, Middle East)
  • Business level English, written and spoken (German and French as a plus)
  • Ability to work fast and in a flexible way

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation (fixed, variable, stock options)
  • The possibility to have a significant impact on a fast-growing international startup in the energy industry
  • An incredibly dedicated, experienced and international team
  • A great culture that promotes open feedback and personal development
  • Flexible job location (Lausanne or abroad)

POSITION DETAILS

  • Duration: Permanent contract.
  • Starting date: Immediate.
  • Workplace: Lausanne & Home office.

CONTACT

Interested? Fill-up our hiring form by clicking here. For questions and more information, please contact us at hiring@zaphiro.ch.