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Senior Power Electronics Systems Engineer

Indianapolis, Indiana
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As a Senior Power Electronics Systems Engineer with Rolls-Royce, you will work within the Rolls-Royce Electrical Team which is part of Rolls-Royce North American Technologies LibertyWorks. You will play a significant role by supporting various projects including concept architecture studies, modelling, simulation, prototype development and full scale flight technology demonstrators.  Based out of our key Indianapolis centre, relocation packages are available for talented individuals from outside the local area.

To ensure we remain at the forefront of our industry, Rolls-Royce has a team of over 16,500 engineers around the globe. They include everyone from world experts in their field to those who manage hundreds of people and millions of pounds worth of investments. We recruit engineers at all levels and in a range of disciplines. And while we encourage specialisation, we also offer options to cross-specialise and develop skills across a number of different areas.

LibertyWorks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Corporation that conducts advanced technology and product development for Government and commercial customers

Key Accountabilities

  • Developing electrical product design specification and performance requirements
  • Developing, testing, implementing and validating power systems/power conversion subsystems involving DC-DC, AC-DC, AC-AC conversion stages and rotating electric machines, as well as actuators with connection to the grid and other types of loads
  • Developing controls software for electric machinery and power electronics
  • Validating experimental systems with hardware or hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) through laboratory testing
  • Working within a cross functional, multi disciplines global team
  • Familiarity with national and international design standards to include UL, IEEE, NEC, Mil-Std-704
  • Working to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability and delivery targets
  • Writing technical documents such as hardware requirements and specifications, product design specification, test specification, schematics and board level design details
  • Ensuring all technical documents are generated and reviewed in accordance with Rolls-Royce`s Engineering process and program/customer contract deliverables
  • Participating in technology marketing and proposal preparation
  • Promoting a safe working environment, as well as a stringent focus on risk understanding, reporting and management
  • Relocation is available, as these opportunities will be located in Indianapolis

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic

Qualifications and experience


  • Bachelor`s degree in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years` of product development experience in power systems design to include inverters, energy storage devices, generators, powertrains, motors and/or drives OR;
  • A Master`s in Electrical Engineering and 6+ years` of product development experience in power systems design to include inverters, energy storage devices, generators, powertrains, motors and/or drives;
  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be a US Citizen


  • Master`s or PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years` experience in designing power systems to include inverters, energy storage devices, generators, powertrains, motors and/or drives
  • A demonstrated ability to apply theory and implement control strategies for electric machines and power electronics
  • Design experience with complex electro-mechanical systems deployed in harsh industrial or military environments

Create the next generation of innovation. Join us and you`ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for its excellence and innovation.

Trusted to deliver excellence.

We are an equal opportunities employer.



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