Eaton Corporation Arc Modeling and Simulation Senior Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

Arc Modeling and Simulation Senior Engineer


  • Applies mathematical modeling and numerical simulation to electrical switching arc physics

  • Develops simulation tools applicable to a variety of electrical products to enhance state of the art Arc Modeling & Simulation technologies

  • Supports the transition of the AMS methodology

  • Supports global strategies for technology roadmaps Becomes a subject matter expert in AMS Technologies. This includes participation in external industry and technical groups, mentoring junior level staff and consulting internal business and engineering partners

  • Initiates and develops solid relationships with both engineering and business leaders within Eaton to drive adoption of the methodologies

  • Partners with relevant external technology organizations and universities to advance AMS methodologies and tools.

  • Prepares government proposals. Actively contributes to IP generation

  • Contributes in Innovation Events from the Business units.



  • MS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or applied physics or equivalent

  • Experience in numerical modelling & simulation

  • Very good understanding of physics of switching & its related applications

  • Excellent mathematical understanding of differential equations

  • Proficient use of ‘state of the art’ simulation tools, e.g. Ansys, Fluent and

  • Advanced programming skills, e.g. in C++, Perl

  • Understanding of electrical power distribution, protection and switching such as circuit breakers, contactors, and motor starters

  • Fluent English

Preferred Specialized Knowledge:

  • PhD in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or applied physics or equivalent

  • Numerical modeling of arc discharge, fluid dynamics and electromagnetics

  • Arc behavior in switching devices, Interruption of AC and DC circuits and interaction between arc plasma and different insulation materials and gases

What Eaton offers:

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

  • Diverse working environment - open and professional atmosphere at all management levels

  • Focus on people, learning & development

  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities

  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities

  • Flexible working hours

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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