Principal Engineer-Power Electronics

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



-Design power electronic systems and sub-systems (power converters, frequency changers, UPS units) for military, industrial, and commercial markets. Power levels will be three phase AC up to 300kW. -Lead or assist in the performance of both design evaluation and qualification testing of power electronic systems. -Troubleshoot existing designs and generate creative design improvements. -Perform analysis of test data and recommend design changes -Verify designs through the use of power electronics system simulation tools (PSpice, Matlab Simulink, etc.) -Thoroughly document and explain test plans, results, and analysis to peer reviewers, internal and external customers -Participate in test-to-specification and reliability qualification tests -Participate/lead brainstorming sessions to create new products and technologies -BS degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience in design and manufacturing of Power Electronics Equipment (10kW-300kW). Multi-disciplinary experience (power electronics, controls and power systems preferred) -Knowledge of power electronic system/sub system simulation tools such as PSpice, Matlab, etc. -Strong technical leadership abilities with good interpersonal and communication skills -The ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment -Good writing skills (specifications, test reports, engineering analyses, etc) -Excellent organizational skills a must -High power (>500kW) and medium voltage (up to 20kV) experience a plus. -Past experience in a technical project lead position a plus. -The ability to work independently to assemble and test engineering models and prototypes using the latest tools and instrumentation. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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