Industrial PhD in Electrical Engineering

Thejob are advertised on Ørsted’s website: IndustrialPhD in Electrical Engineering, but it can also be applied for here. 

Do you want to take on the challenge of doing an industrial PhD whilebeing employed with us?

Join us as a SCADA Engineer in the SCADA department and become part ofour group of skilled SCADA engineers, and do an industrial PhD with us. We’reresponsible for planning, designing and purchasing the complete SCADA systems,protection components, OT network and radio communication for on and offshoresubstations for our offshore wind farms.

We have the pleasure of announcing a new industrial PhD project togetherwith DTU. Under this project, you’ll be enrolled for three years as anindustrial PhD student at the Department of Electrical Engineering and theDepartment of Photonics Engineering under the Danish industrial PhD programme,and you’ll be employed with us. The project is part of a wider collaborationbetween Ørsted and DTU concerning solutions for the optimised design,dimensioning and utilisation of transmission systems. In particular, theproject is about reducing invested capital and operating expenditures whileoptimising cybersecurity of the wind farm OT system. The part you’ll mainly beinvolved in is SCADA component and OT network topology and functionoptimisation.

Your competencesinclude that you 

    have a relevant master’s degree in electrical engineering with specialisation in automation or IT/OThave achieved excellent grades on your master’s programme, as a prerequisite for enrolment as a PhD student at DTU preferably have professional skills based on relevant working experience within SCADA and OT network componentspreferably have experience from automation and IT/OT researchspeak and write English fluently, as we’re an international company and cooperate closely with our colleagues abroad.

You’ll perform cross-disciplinary work and cooperate with colleagues andexternal partners at both Ørsted and at DTU, and it’s therefore essential thatyou thrive in teamwork. You have personal drive combined with both ananalytical and a responsible approach to your work. Furthermore, you’ll shareyour knowledge internally as well as externally with other researchers as partof your PhD studies.

Functional area:SCADA systems

Number of PhDstudents: One

Academic level:Postgraduate

Working hours: 37hours

Would you liketo help shape the renewable technologies of the future?

Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 30 April 2019, as we’ll be conductinginterviews on a continuous basis. Apply online here: IndustrialPhD in Electrical Engineering. 

The first interview will be conducted by phone or Skype, the second willbe held at our office in Gentofte and will involve a personality test and aninterview.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the following people if you’d like toknow more about the position:

Karsten Hvalkof Andersen, Senior Manager SCADA, by telephone on +45 9955 76 33 or by email at,Professor Lars Dittmann, Department of Photonics Engineering, by telephone on +4540 31 05 06 or by email at,Associate Professor Guangya Yang, Department of Electrical Engineering, bytelephone on +45 53 27 36 99 or by email at 

Desired start date: 1 August 2019

Additional info: You’llbe based at one of our offices in Denmark, in Skærbæk near Fredericia or inGentofte in the Greater Copenhagen area. DTU is located north of Copenhagen,and part of the study will take place there.

About Ørsted
Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted’s 6,000 employees develop, constructand operate offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovativewaste-to-energy solutions and provide smart energy products to its customers.Ørsted Offshore’s 2,300 employees have developed and constructed the largestportfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe, and we’re expanding withinternational activities in the US and Asia-Pacific. For more information onØrsted, visit

Deadline: 30 April 2019
Unit: DTU Electrical Eng
Read the job description and apply online

Post expires on Tuesday April 30th, 2019