Hiring now - Principal Performance and Systems Analysis Engineer

Position Title: Principal Performance and Systems Analysis Engineer

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We are looking for a Principal Performance and Systems Analysis Engineer to be based in our Edinburgh office on a full-time basis. Reporting to the VP Innovation UK you will have lead responsibility for performance and systems analysis aligned with our product roadmap.

You’ll thrive if you

  • Love the energy, intensity and excitement of a fast-growing company in a sector undergoing significant transition.

  • Demonstrate reliability, transparency, open-mindedness, aspiration and rigour.

  • Are qualified to MSc or PhD level, with 15 or more years’ experience.

  • Have substantial experience of requirements capture, flow down/up and assessment.

  • Can demonstrate the ability to undertake complex mathematical modelling and simulation.

  • Have excellent working knowledge of sensitivity and Monte Carlo analysis.

  • Can carry out power transmission system analysis and simulation, and power electronics analysis and simulation.

  • Have demonstrable working knowledge of control system design.

  • Understand matlab/simulink with control, power systems and simscape experience.

  • Have excellent communication skills, with the ability to bring others together and facilitate collaborative working.

  • Enjoy teaching and coaching others who can learn from your experience.

  • Have a natural ability to think outside of the box.

  • Are comfortable working in a non-hierarchical organisational structure and enjoy the innovation that stems from decentralised control.

Careers at Faraday

You will be joining a diverse group of brilliant minds who will challenge you intellectually and encourage you to prosper. In addition to a competitive salary of up to £80k we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance to give you time to re-energise

  • Private medical insurance to keep you healthy

  • Life assurance for peace of mind

  • Retirement plan contributions so you can save for the future

  • Visa and relocation support where required

We are proud of our diversity and committed to ensuring our opportunities are accessible to all talented people. If additional support or flexible arrangements would enable you to participate, please tell us in your application.

Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks and offers of employment are subject to solving a defined problem and thorough background checking.

About the Company 

Faraday is an ultra high growth, purpose driven company, focussed onto significantly impacting the Energy Trilemma by providing an emergent order of affordable, reliable and clean energy. Faraday’s complete design solution transforms the fragile and expensive energy system by providing an enabling platform for the broader energy ecosystem, driving a more competitive market by opening it up to a greater mix of producers and service providers, delivering optimal solutions to consumers. Learn more at www.faradaygrid.com

We are seeking enthusiastic, energetic individuals who will thrive in a hyper growth environment as we strive to deliver on our purpose of sustainable prosperity for everyone. 

We are growing our team who are driven to make a measurable difference to the economic performance of the markets we participate in; who relentlessly pursue discovery of the new; those who are activated by the meritocracy of ideas in an organisation with localised decision-making and ownership of outcomes.

Faraday is not for people who are daunted by uncertainty or who wish to design by precedent.