Control System Engineer

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Published on:
May 5th, 2021
Delft
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If you are looking for an exciting and challenging position located at the focal point of all Kitepower’s hardware development then this vacancy is for you. At Kitepower you would be working at the cutting-edge of renewable energy technology and be part of an international multi-disciplinary team with partners across the world.


Job Tasks

• Improving the control architecture of our system by modelling certain system components and in practice this will include coding in C++ and Python
• Designing tests of the control architecture that can be performed in simulation or in the real system
• Analyzing flight log data as input for controls design
• Participating in flight tests where system and control parameters can be tuned live when new features are implemented
• Taking over tasks of our software development and of our data analysis team

Job Profile

• Degree in mechanical engineering / computer science, system engineering / process engineering / physics / mathematics / aerospace engineer • Affinity with theoretical modelling, control and simulation
• Industry or research experience with control systems and mathematical modelling of dynamic systems
• Experience in programming in C++, Python and Qt
• Profound knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of closed loop feedback systems
• Advanced understanding of physics and mechanical systems
• high level of logical and analytical way of thinking
• Experience with analytical and numerical data analysis in Python
• Fluent in English
• Valid working permit for the EU
• Passion for kite/surfing/flying
• Passion for sustainability and making the world a better place

Extra Assets

• Flexibility to take on varied tasks in a multi-disciplinary work environment
• Some degree of hands-on attitude to participate in the testing program in the field (outdoor)
• Experience with distributed software systems
• Experience with numerical simulation of mechanical systems
• Drivers license class B

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We are looking for a passionate engineer keen on designing, analysing and improving the control architecture of the Kitepower AWES

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