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Power Electronics Design Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200221432
Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 5, 2021

Role Number:200221432

The Special Projects Group is seeking a Power Electronics Design Engineer for the Hardware Engineering Team. The candidate will be ...Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 5, 2021

Role Number:200221432

The Special Projects Group is seeking a Power Electronics Design Engineer for the Hardware Engineering Team. The candidate will be responsible for the evaluation and implementation of power electronics topologies as well as the design, bring-up, and design verification of power electronics and control boards. The position requires a hands-on approach, a can-do attitude, a passion for exploring diverse aspects of electrical design, excellent multi-disciplined teamwork, and a willingness to take on risk.

Key Qualifications

  • Typically requires 5+ years of power electronics design experience
  • Experience designing high voltage power electronics and 3 phase inverters preferred
  • Simulation skills including Spice, MATLAB, PLECS
  • Proficiency with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, programmable power
  • supplies, function generators, power analyzers, and electronic loads
  • Familiar with EMC design concepts for power converters
  • Experience working in a team environment and self-motivated
  • Ability to articulate design issues in quantitative terms both verbally and with
  • documentation to a diverse audience and gathering team support
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to use statistical techniques
  • Must possess good understanding of thermals, mechanical, packaging, and cost impacts
  • Consumer electronics experience not required, consideration will be given to qualified
  • candidates from medical, automotive, aerospace, and power electronics
  • Flexibility and comfortable working in a quickly changing environment

Description

Design, simulation, and analysis of power electronic topologies and circuits including: power supplies, MCUs, gate drive, power stage, and protection circuitry
Defining design requirements, schematics, constraints, board stack-up, and layout from product-level requirements
Circuit prototyping, characterization, and validation
Specification development and documentation of compliance
Perform failure analyses such as DFMEA and worst case circuit analysis (WCCA) as
well as failure analyses on products in design verification
Developing test and validation plans and documenting test results
Design, building, and configuring complex test setups
Data analysis generated from factory builds and lab experiments
Presenting designs and test results to a group of diverse set of engineering focus groups
including EEs, MEs, EMC, thermal, and others
Generating and accepting constructive feedback in brainstorming / design review
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Education & Experience

BS in Electrical Engineering required, MS and PhD highly valued.

Additional Requirements

  • This position will require domestic and international travel (10%+)


Posted: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-07

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