Power Electronics Engineer

Job title : Power Electronics Engineer
Location : Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job-type : Contract
Salary : Negotiable
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Salary low : 0
Contact : Elliot Baker
Call : Elliot
Email : email Elliot
Reference : CO/HQ00120160_1582705833
Key Aspects of the role
* Technical ownership of power electronic circuits, through concept, development and validation
* Provide technical delivery of development activities to meet timescale and cost targets for R&D products and customer projects
* Support the planning of power electronics related activities
* Interface with suppliers and partners with technical requirements and feedback for existing and new designs
* Work closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. embedded SW, PCB layout, mechanical design etc.) to develop complete systems
* Support system integration by providing debugging capability and validation support

Technical summary
* Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline as a minimum; ideally Chartered or working toward Chartership status
* A minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience successfully supporting development projects in an automotive, aerospace or similar electronic engineering environment
* Experience in the design and analysis of DCDC converters and inverters, up to and above 20kW and >60V using MOSFET, IGBT and wide bandgap technologies
* Strong knowledge of a broad range of isolated and non-isolated topologies
* Use of schematic capture and PCB layout tools (preferably Altium Designer)
* Experience in mathematical modelling and simulation of circuits and systems, e.g. SPICE, PLECS
* Use of reliability, risk or safety analysis tools for the analysis of hardware, e.g. FTA, DFMEA
* Qualification of systems to automotive standards, including EMC and environmental testing
* An understanding of functional safety analysis, design, and validation to standards such as ISO26262 or similar
* Experience of either developing or supporting converter control software is an advantage