Senior Power Systems Engineer - Hybrid - Sign on Bonus and Relocation (94610BR)

BAE Systems
Endicott, New York
Nov 21, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
U.S. Person Required

Must be willing to relocate to Endicott, NY

20+ Years of experience in Power Electronics related design.

If interested, please contact Kim Manheck directly at

Job Description

The Controls and Avionics Solutions (CAS) business is experiencing unprecedented growth. Work on packaging Li-ion and other chemistry cells to provide solutions for the AAM (Advanced Air Mobility) and fixed wing aircraft solutions. BAE Systems has recently been awarded new programs and is currently undergoing an exciting period of growth. We have multiple positions to support our significant growth in this new commercial emerging market. When you become a member of our team, you will work across multiple disciplines and collaborate with Systems, Hardware, Test and Operations across all phases of multiple Product Development Lifecycle. At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, comradery, and a shared mission on delivering world class products to our commercial and military customers. We offer a flexible hybrid work environment and 9/80 work schedule. Our company is part of the community, and driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are seeking Power Systems Engineer with experience in design, analysis, test and integration of motor drives, grid tie systems and exportable power as well as high power DC/DC converters, 3-Phase AC Inverters and high voltage energy storage systems. An individual at this level must demonstrate leadership ability to lead small and large work groups or program teams. Candidate must have excellent ability to present to internal and external customers

Duties and responsibilities include the following: Detailed design, analysis and testing of:
  • Architectures and circuit design for MOSFET, Si IGBT and SiC/GAN devices
  • Isolated and Non-Isolated High Power DC/DC converters (greater than 1kW)
  • High Power AC inverters (greater than 1kW)
  • System level DC link interactions
  • Experience with power magnetics design, machine control and EMI control.
  • Filters for importable and exportable sine wave power for grid tie and other applications
  • Control strategies for power conversion

Other activities:
  • Architect and analyze vehicle level power systems potentially utilizing multiple Motor Drives, Energy Storage Systems, Fuel Cells, and DC/DC converters.
  • Architect Power systems for vehicle electrification
  • Architect test fixtures and test systems for motor drives and other power conversion products
  • Prepare and/or review documentation for power systems designs and architectures
  • Perform circuit and/or power system integration at PWB, LRU and vehicle level
  • Produce and/or review technical documents, test procedures, specifications and standards
  • Prepare and present design reviews and customer technical presentations
  • Write Technical Proposals

May support:
  • Manufacturing operations production and test issues
  • Test Equipment design and troubleshooting
  • Component quality and procurement issues
  • Reliability Engineering Activities such as FMEA, Stress Analysis, Tolerance analysis
  • Field Service Technicians, or Field Support Group with Power Systems Issues

Hybrid Opportunity - Sign on Bonus and Relocation

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • 20+ years of experience in power electronics related design and development, including familiarity with motor drives, gate drivers, analog circuitry, and magnetics
  • Ability to develop strategic roadmaps for both technology and business
  • Discrete understanding of the entirety of the electrification ecosystem
  • Experience in full lifecycle development including component level requirements and design, component and system-level integration, validation, and verification.
  • Ability to work with software and firmware controlled power converters and power systems. Must be willing to work in a high voltage / high power lab environment.
  • Software skills: SPICE, Mathcad
  • Technical writing skills: capable of creating required engineering documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical leadership and mentoring.
  • US Citizenship is a requirement.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with design of DC DC converters and motor drives with power levels of up to 500kW and DC link voltages to 1000V or higher
  • Experience with Power Magnetics Design and electromagnetic concepts
  • Experience with partial discharge
  • Knowledgeable of AC machines
  • Knowledgeable with Vector and Field Oriented Control
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to lead working groups or program teams.
  • Software Skills: Matlab/Simulink, Ansys Maxwell
  • Experience with Requirements Management tools and Configuration Management and Problem Reporting tools.

Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $124200 - $211100

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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