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2100646 Requisition #

If you're passionate about making the world a safer, more sustainable and more resourceful place, join us!


We are looking for a Sr Power Systems Engineer to help design, optimize, and troubleshoot Itron’s growing collection of distributed intelligence applications that help utility customers solve demand response, voltage monitoring, and other utility grid use cases. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Expert advisor, working with product managers, data scientists, and developers conceptualizing, designing and testing distributed intelligence applications associated with electric distribution grid operations. These applications will be implemented on Itron’s Riva, a network connected smart meter platform with Linux computers in every meter and peer to peer communication and machine learning capabilities among devices.
  • Subject matter expert supporting sales teams with outage management and distribution operations solutions



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in electrical engineering
  • 5+ years direct experience in electric utility distribution grid operations and planning, including protection coordination, voltage management, and outage management.
  • Proficiency in one or more aspects of AC power electronics such as DELTA/WYE transformers, Power Quality (PQ), Harmonics analysis, Ferroresonance/Saturation, Power Factor, CREST Factor, VFD – Variable Frequency Drives
  • Familiarity with one of more Electric Utility Metrics such as SAIFI/CAIDI, ANSI C84,  IEEE 519,  IEEE 1453, IEEE 1159
  • Hands on experience working with voltage generators, Arbitrary waveform generators (ARBs), Oscilloscopes in a lab setting
  • Strong communication skills


Travel: 10 - 20%

Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.


Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email Accessibility@itron.com.


Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com.



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