Sr. Power Electronics Engineer in Littleton, MA at DCS

Date Posted: 6/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

To perform and support engineering development activities of power electronics equipment/products throughout the development life cycle. 

Essential Job Functions:

Perform: analog and digital circuit design, analysis using SPICE and or other modeling and simulation tools, develop and optimize control algorithms for motors, inverters, and power supplies.

Serve as a subject matter expert on power electronics design and development and mentor junior engineers.

Interface with customers and vendors.

Perform design verification tests and other tests as required.

Support manufacturing and field service to resolve issues that arises.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Ability to obtain security clearance.

BSEE from an accredited college or university.

10+ years of experience designing power electronics products including motor drives/controllers, inverters, and power supplies.

Circuit Modeling and Simulation experience including but not limited to: analog, digital, and power circuits.

Experience designing gate drive circuits for kW drives or inverters, 3-phase power stages, selecting power components (IGBTs, Capacitors, sensors etc.)

Desired Skills:

Motor and inverter control modeling and simulations in Matlab/Simulink

Understanding of 3-phase motor control theory and practice

10 kW or higher wattage experience, 600 VDC or higher

Experience with Silicon Carbide transistors

High voltage safety training or knowledge

Microcontroller, FPGA, VHDL, C/C++ experience

Signal conditioning

Design for EMI compliance

Design for regulatory safety compliance

Design for military ground vehicle or automotive experience

Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university