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Power Electronics Engineer


Job Description:

This is a diverse role covering competencies within electrical engineering, power electronics, system integration, test and validation. The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of these areas.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to work in a varied role within a multidisciplinary and fast paced organisation. Experience within the aerospace sector is desirable.

Main responsibilities

Technical ownership and delivery of electronics design through the entire development cycle.
Provide engineering support for development of electronic hardware systems including system integration.
Interface with suppliers and other engineering teams to support subsystem level requirements capture.
Define component and system level DVPR's.
Design, plan and testing of various power electronic components such as electric machines, high voltage inverter drives and DC-DC converters.
Ensure successful integration with the other subsystems within the drivetrain.
Liaise and work with a multi-disciplinary team to support development and integration of various subsystems.

Experience and qualifications

Degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent.
Experience in design and testing of high voltage (500V - 800V) inverters with power up to 600kW using SiC MOSFETs.
Experience in designing SiC gate drive circuits, measurement circuits and implementing fault detection/protection systems.
Micro-controller hardware implementation including mixed signal circuit design and sensor integration.
Circuit simulation using Matlab/Simulink/PSpice.
Electronics schematic capture and PCB design. Experience with Altium Designer preferable.
Cable harness design.
Design and qualification of systems to aerospace standards such as DO-160.
Designing to meet EMC requirements for EDU components.
Proficient in safe use of high voltage test equipment such as PSUs, power analysers, motor test dynos etc.
Experience with laboratory test equipment: Spectrum Analyser, Signal Analyser, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope and DVM
Understanding of motor control schemes is desirable.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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