Senior Control Systems Design Engineer

Employer: Third Equation
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Third Equation Overview:

Third Equation Ltd is a private, investor backed UK company which is developing a platform based on new IP technology solutions for the future energy systems that will accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. 

Third Equation has designed and developed technology which enables control of the electricity network to improve network capacity, manage bidirectional energy flows and maintain a stable system for the integration of distributed energy resources. Adoption will enable the grid transition from passive to a smarter, flexible, resilient system able to more quickly meet climate change targets.

Based in Edinburgh with a global outlook, Third Equation is driving to a vision of making a significant impact on a sustainable energy future.

Your Role:

The Research and Development (R&D) Department is being established to develop and mature a portfolio of Faraday Exchangers to deploy into power grid systems.

As a Senior Control System Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing specifications for systems and subsystems
  • Supporting design information (datatype, sampling rate…)
  • System architecture and design of small to mid-sized embedded systems
  • System modelling and model design
  • Owning the end-to-end system simulation
  • Creating tests scenarios to validate model
  • Creating and validating the simulation
  • Discussing and agreeing interfaces with other engineering disciplines


  • 10+ years engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering required: Electrical, Electronic, Software
  • Strong experience in Matlab / Simulink
  • Experience in applying Model Base Design
  • Requirements capture and management
  • Experience in formal methodologies and V-cycle for Systems Engineering
  • Experience with Safety Critical Systems

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to, stating your name and the vacancy job title in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you.