Company: Shell
Skills: Research & Development
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Are you a highly motivated problem-solver looking for a techno-commercial challenge? Come and join a team of like-minded colleagues committed to making a real difference to the energy transition.

Where you fit in

You'll be joining a new and exciting department in Shell's Power Technology division. The Electrification Technology group is creating the business of the future by deploying today's & developing tomorrow's integrated electrification products, ranging from power to heat to electrification of large drives and the associated electrical systems. Electrification is one of the key enablers to achieve deep decarbonisation alongside other technologies such as biomass, carbon capture, and hydrogen. The team consists of a diverse range of technical and commercial enthusiasts all looking to make a difference to the energy transition.

What's the role?

As an Electrical Systems Researcher, you will be working with multi-skilled teams in the techno-commercial development of differentiated, end-to-end power distribution solutions to enable large scale electrification of industrial customers in Shell, Renewables & Energy Solutions (R&ES) and hard to abate sectors.

More specific responsibilities include:
  • Work with the businesses and technology teams to develop electrification solutions
  • Act as power distribution system designer and lead development of novel solutions from research to design to implementation including bringing feedback from operating phase
  • Evaluation of emerging power system technologies and growing Transmission System Operator (TSO) challenges to secure a path of renewable energy to the assets of today and the power systems of tomorrow
  • Perform power system component and hardware in the loop testing
  • Evaluate emerging power system technologies through scouting, systematic benchmarking, and due diligence
  • Perform techno-commercial analysis, market scans of technology, benchmarking, and opportunity valuation.

What we need from you

Your excellent technical and commercial expertise, end-to-end integration and stakeholder management skills, ability to rapidly learn, and passion in the Energy Transition.

Other key skills and requirements:
  • Master's degree or higher from a leading institution in electrical engineering
  • Experience in relevant fields such as: system design, product development, R&D, techno-commercial valuation and opportunity development, and renewable/electrification technologies
  • Industry and operational experience in oil and gas, petrochemical, and industrial sectors is a plus
  • Consulting and client engagement experience is a plus
  • Experience in product development, technology maturation (gated process) and/or project management
  • Experience in IP strategy and management
  • Ability to learn fast and operate in natural teams and matrix organisation
  • Demonstrated relationship management experience at different levels of the organisation with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Continued commitment to deliver HSSE excellence for personnel and operations

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone applies when they don't feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply.

Company Description

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.
  • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there.
  • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.