Electrical Engineer

Are you passionate about making the world green? We are looking for a talented Electrical Engineer – are you the next star in the Hystar constellation?

Green hydrogen has a central role in a sustainable energy future. We believe that the full potential of renewables can only be realised through large scale energy storage and use of hydrogen for heavy duty transportation and industry.

Hystar is an innovative, high growth spin-off company from SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations. We specialise in high-performance PEM electrolysers for large scale green hydrogen production. We are seeking several ambitious and passionate talents to join our team. As part of Hystar you will have the opportunity to impact the future of the company and develop your own career. www.hystar.com


Electrical Engineer

As an Electrical Engineer you will work with the rest of the product development team to develop large scale water electrolysis systems to produce renewable hydrogen for transportation, energy and power to gas applications. You will be responsible for the design, development and testing of solutions for efficient and robust DC power supply to our PEM electrolyser stacks with connection to various power systems. 

Both senior and junior candidates are encouraged to apply for this position. Responsibilities and qualification requirements will be adjusted according to experience level, competence, and background.

You will be part of a rapidly growing international team of motivated people who are dedicated to make green hydrogen a competitive alternative to fossil fuels – do you want to make an impact on the future? – Then join us!  


Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for evaluation and selection of transformer and rectifier solutions for our systems.
  • Participate in systems design and engineering processes, as part of cross-functional teams, to define unique electrical architectures
  • Engineering design for connections to grids of varying voltages, frequencies and power quality (e.g. connections to off-grid wind or solar)
  • Design and develop electrical architecture and system schematics from concept to functional prototype / product
  • Produce electrical documentation such as single line diagrams, schematics, panel layouts and nameplate design
  • Participate in specification and selection of custom transformers, switchgear, rectifiers and other solutions for highly complex products and projects

Skills and qualification;
The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • BSc/MSc in electrical power engineering or similar fields.
  • At least 5 years of experience from the power, maritime or process industry sector
  • Experience with electrical system and distribution design
  • Experience with voltage levels of 400-1000 V and power levels above 1 MW will be considered beneficial for the position
  • Experience with design for EMI/EMC and safety compliance – codes and standards knowledge is an asset
  • Domain expertise in renewable energy systems, such as wind, solar, hydrogen, battery systems, microgrids and energy management, is advantageous for this position.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and prepared to work in a hectic start-up environment
  • Strong cross functional collaboration skills
  • Ability to lead projects and to support commercialization of products and manufacturing
  • Structured and well-organized and with the ability to keep focus under pressure

If you have any questions regarding Hystar or the position, please contact our advisor in Gevir Group; Marianne Furru ; marianne@gevirgroup.no  For more information and application see www.hystar.com or www.gevirgroup.no

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Hystar is a startup shooting for the stars, and we want the best talents to join us from the very beginning. By becoming one of the first members of our team, you can help shape both the future and the culture of our company.

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