• Engineer – Electrical/Power Design and Cost Estimation

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
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  • Overview

    Aspen Technology is the world's leading supplier of software for optimizing process engineering and manufacturing. Our products are used by tens of thousands of engineers every day to improve the design and operations of their plants and refineries. AspenTech’s customer list (over 1700 companies) includes the world’s leading companies such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Dow Chemical and BASF. Visit us at


    We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with programming experience to play a key technical role in the development and maintenance of industry-leading software packages for integrated process engineering, cost estimation, and process modeling.  A suitable candidate will be responsible for modeling the design and cost estimation of electrical/power and instrumentation/control systems within a process plant environment.


    • Collaborate with product managers, product designers and customers to develop detailed specifications and estimates for new capabilities/features within Estimating software applications
    • Design, code, implement, and test features within applications
    • Further enhance and maintain existing system electrical/instrumentation models
    • Prepare certain test procedures needed to accomplish QE objectives
    • Provide initial/summary documentation to be used in end-user documentation
    • Keep current with new and developing technologies as they appear in industry, and assist in determining the feasibility of adopting new technologies.
    • Provide technical support to product management, product marketing, and customer and business support on customer activities.
    • Complete annual electrical pricing updates.


    • BS Electrical Engineering required, MS Electrical Engineering preferred
    • 2-5 years of experience in design and construction of process plant power requirements (e.g. substation, MCC, cable sizes, equipment grounding, electrical heat tracing, plant lighting etc.)
    • Well versed in NEC and IEC standards
    • Experience estimating power/electrical components of capital projects is a plus.
    • Familiarity with electrical single line diagrams is a plus.
    • Proficiency in FORTRAN and C++ programming is a plus
    • Familiarity with .NET programming languages (C#, VB.NET) is a plus
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner
    • English fluency (written and verbal) required

    EEO Statement

    AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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