Sr. Power Electronics Engineer in Littleton, MA at DCS

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

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