Job Description

Senior Power Electronics Design Engineer 

Contract Six+ Months M-F 40 hours weekly
Security Clearance is Required> Secret

In this position you will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams designing, developing, and verifying power and analog electronics for use in a wide array of applications.  These applications include miniature power conversion and management circuitry, radiation hardened designs, novel battery management circuitry, small motor controllers, switched-mode power conversion and precision feedback systems.  As a senior member of the Instrumentation, Analog, & Power Electronics Group you will help shape power system and analog hardware architectures and lead electronics development activities by applying sound engineering and project management principles.

Required Qualifications:
¿    MS degree in Electrical Engineering and 7+ years direct and demonstrated experience in the design and development of analog and power conversion/distribution circuitry and systems.  Exceptional candidates with a BSEE and 10+ years related experience will also be considered.
¿    Knowledge of the following areas: switched mode and linear power electronics design, ultra-miniature power supplies, battery management systems, motor controller design, system-level power distribution design, system/board level grounding/shielding and EMC design techniques, 
¿    Schematic capture and board layout experience.
¿    Experience integrating and debugging power and analog control systems.
¿    Ability to perform circuit simulation using Spice or variants and system modeling and analysis using MATLAB, Simulink, or other comparable tools.

Preferred Qualifications:
¿    Previous experience working for/with Defense/Aerospace companies.
¿    Radiation hardened and high reliability electronics design experience.
¿    Experience with EMI/EMC qualification testing per commercial and military standards (e.g. MIL-STD-461, CRISPR 22, RTCA/DO-160, etc.).
¿    Experience in design for harsh environments as embodied in common commercial and military standards (e.g. RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-810, etc.)
¿    Expert level knowledge of device characteristics such as MOSFETs, IGBTs, BJTs, JFETs, diodes, various capacitor families, etc.
Security Clearance Required: 
¿    Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

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