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At RTDS Technologies we are continually expanding our work force based on the growing needs of our business.

If you are interested in a career opportunity with RTDS Technologies please send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter to

Available Opportunities

Simulation Specialist/Engineer

Department: Research & Development


Under the guidance of the R&D Supervisor, the Simulation Specialist/Engineer will participate in the development of complex models, including power system library components and simulation tools, testing, analysis and support of a complex or specialized area. The Simulation Specialist/Engineer will collaborate with and provide assistance to others in the development team on a continuous basis.

To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Claudia at by March 5, 2021.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those considered for interviews will be contacted.

Who You Are

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, experiences with EMT modelling or Ph.D. degree preferred.
  • Deep understanding of electrical power system or power electronics theory.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in power systems/power electronics (Graduated study or post-doctoral research experience in EMT simulation related area included).
  • Significant post doctoral experience in EMT development, strong publication record in EMT modelling and simulation & experience in leading the development of large power system analysis software is considered an asset (with opportunity for advancement).
  • Experience with programs such as PSCAD, RSCAD, MATLAB, PSS/E preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient and have experience in C or C++ programming languages.
  • Ability to travel (up to 25% of work time).
  • Must have Canadian full-time work permit.

What You'll Do

Technical Development

  • Development of complex models, including power system library components and simulation tools, testing, analysis, and support of a complex or specialized area.
  • Development, evaluation, analysis and implementation of mathematical control algorithms, coded into RTDS software, to solve complex power systems, power electronics or FPGA simulation cases
  • Significant coding work using programming languages C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
  • Develop and document example cases of complex power system, power electronics or FPGA simulation cases. This will require keeping up to date with the latest technologies and techniques being applied in today’s modern power systems.

Field Expertise

  • Participation in industry trade shows, international conferences, and professional working groups.
  • Writing and presenting published results in technical journals/conference proceeding.
  • Lead installation and commissioning of RTDS simulators at customer sites and provide instruction on its operation.

Support Function

  • Provide simulation support to RTDS customers (by email and/or telephone) within area of expertise.
  • Test new RTDS software functions and features, with particular emphasis on power system and power electronics models, as they are developed and implemented.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Find Your Career at RTDS Technologies

RTDS Technologies changed the power industry forever by introducing the world’s first fully digital real-time power system simulator. For over 25 years, the RTDS Simulator has been the industry’s de facto tool for the closed-loop testing of protection and control systems. Today, RTDS Technologies continues to lead the way with innovative developments, ensuring real time simulation’s applicability for the grid modernization practices that are so critical for utilities, protection and control manufacturers, research institutions, and consultants around the world. 

We continue to be the tool of choice for industry leaders today, thanks in part to our commitment to user support. Our deep product knowledge allows us to achieve unparalleled efficiency and stability for our simulations and support our users in ways that other simulator providers can’t.

Our entire team works out of our state-of-the-art facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – a global hub for power systems research. Here, some of the greatest minds in our industry develop our software and hardware, provide technical support to our users, and run all the needed behind-the-scenes tasks to support the worldwide reach of the RTDS Simulator, currently used in over 50 countries.

Learn more about RTDS Technologies.