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Data Scientist, Senior Researcher - Bilbao, BI

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Bilbao, BI, ES, 48009

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2021 revenues of $4.2 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan, Philippines, and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, Chile, United Kingdom, Spain, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT

Posting Address

Gran Via 45, 48011, Bilbao, Spain

Position Overview

Hubbell Research is responsible for conceiving of, maturing, and demonstrating novel technologies to be used throughout Hubbell’s extensive product line. We are conducting applied research in power system sensing, analysis, and control. This requires extremely talented, highly motivated, and productive researchers with both breadth and depth of expertise in:

  • Data analytics
    • ML/AI
    • Distributed computing
    • Data science

Expertise in Power systems and Signal processing is also highly desirable.

The Senior Research Engineer is a member of the research staff.  The Senior Research Engineer will make novel contributions as a theorist, experimentalist, or practitioner within their chosen field of expertise.  Qualified candidates will have a record of outstanding research in a relevant field as well as excellent critical thinking, creativity, and communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct individual research in energy distribution sensing, analysis, and control.
  • Make contributions to scientific and engineering understanding by application of first principals with scientific and mathematical rigor.  Test and codify abstract ideas to explain observed phenomenon.
  • Conduct laboratory and field experiments to test hypotheses.  Analyze data collected in this way to prove or disprove hypotheses. 
  • Implement newly developed technologies in prototype platforms for experimentation and demonstration.
  • Provide written documentation of research.
  • Communicate research to stakeholders throughout Hubbell, industry, and academia.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to product development as technologies are integrated into Hubbell products.
  • May lead small teams of researchers in any of the above.

Skills and Experience

  • 5 or more years experience in industrial or academic research
  • Publication and/or patent record demonstrating significant technical depth and experience
  • Outstanding critical thinking skills
  • A penchant for thinking creatively about problems with no known solutions
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues to a breadth of audiences



Masters Degree
Doctorate Degree in Engineering General or Physics


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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