Sr. Power Electronics Engineer

DCS Corp
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Feb 14, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
In support of the U.S. JPO and Ground Vehicle Systems Center electrification projects, this position will be based out of Selfridge National Guard Base and Detroit Arsenal, Michigan. It is a hybrid work reporting position with one day per week work in the Office. Reporting to the Office may be increased during critical phases of projects.

Essential Job Functions:

The candidate's essential functions include:

Providing technical leadership and expertise in the areas of power electronics to Teams during the design, integration, and testing of HEV systems.

Performing analog and digital circuit design, power electronics circuits design and analysis, modeling and simulation using SPICE and or other modeling and simulation tools, developing and optimizing control algorithms for motors, inverters, and power supplies.

Serving as a subject matter expert on power electronics design and development and mentoring junior engineers.

Interfacing with customers and vendors.

Supporting hybrid electric and electric vehicle integration and testing.

Performing design verification tests and other tests as required.

Troubleshooting and debugging technical issues and providing solutions.

May also be directed to perform other engineering tasks not listed above.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Ability to obtain security clearance.

BSEE degree from an accredited college or university.

10+ years of experience designing power electronics products including motor drives/controllers, inverters, converters, and power supplies.

Circuit Modeling and Simulation experience including but not limited to: analog, digital, and power circuits.

Experience designing gate drive circuits for kW drives or inverters, 3-phase power stages, selecting power components (IGBTs, Capacitors, sensors etc.).

Familiar with SiC transistors.

Desired Skills:

Experience with Motor and drive control modeling and simulations in Matlab/Simulink.

Understanding of 3-phase motor control theory and practice.

Knowledge and experience with higher wattage electronics (>10kW) and 600 VDC or higher.

Experience with Silicon Carbide transistors.

High voltage safety training or knowledge.

Knowledge and experience with Microcontroller, FPGA, VHDL, C/C++ experience.

Knowledge and experience with Signal conditioning circuits.

Knowledge and experience with Design for EMI compliance.

Knowledge and experience with Design for regulatory safety compliance.

Design for military ground vehicle or automotive experience.

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university.