Tag Archives: Converters

Sr Design Engineer – Power Supplies, LED

MSEE. Multi-talented LED lighting engineer performing hardware design, lab and chamber testing, thermal/failure analysis, and optical measurements. Also skilled in software embedded firmware, analog & digital circuitry, and highly skilled in product UL and EMI certification. Works with DC/DC, AC/DC switchmode power supplies, converters, LED lighting engines, PCBs. Uses Altium, SolidWorks, Altera, Xilinx, AutoCAD. Multilingual. 15 Years. 80K. 06122015.01

Consulting Engineer – Power Electronics, Lighting

MS-Physics. Strong electronics and magnetics designer fluently skilled in switchmode power conversion & topologies, low/high voltage power supplies, lighting devices (LED drivers, ballasts, controls), analog and digital circuitry, laser drive products. UL, CSA, FCC and ANSI standards for high volume production. Solves various problems such as reliability issues, EMI, harmonics, and thermal management. Uses MathCAD, PSpice, SwitcherCAD, PADS, Altium. CONTRACT ONLY. Multiple patents. $50/hr. 06102015.7

Principal Design Engineer – Power Management ICs

PhD-EE. Develops and designs power management ICs involving LED drivers, variety of converters (AC/DC, high voltage), mixed signal products, DC/DC switching regulators, controllers, and is skilled with various topologies. Experienced with BiCMOS/CMOS, BCD, CAD, ADC. Defines architecture and manages large SoC projects through to production for lighting, LCD and IT markets. Contract or Direct. 150K. 06102015.01

Sr Power Electronics Applications Engineer – Contract

MSEE. Designs converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC – all topologies), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, PFC, sensors, instrumentation, controllers (MOSFET, IGBT, FPGA) with embedded controls interface/debug talent.

  • Performs modeling, validation, characterization, analysis, system integration.
  • Translates customer requirements into specifications/technical documentation & user guides. Supports all design reviews/customer reporting.
  • Ensures EMI compliance, strong component level expertise.

Applies to rugged environments, MIL-STDs, and industrial, aerospace, solar, IT. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, MathCAD, LT/PSpice, PSim. Contract or Direct. 130K. 06092015.01

Power Electronics Engineer-Industrial Vehicles

Ph.D-EE. Provides design engineering skill for industrial vehicle manufacturing and high temperature/high density power electronics including various types of inverters, converters, analog/digital circuitry, DC/DC. Performs simulations, verification, stress screening and EMC concerns. Has electro-mechanical and embedded FPGA skillsets. Uses LabView, Protel, Multisim, MATLAB, Simulink, Xilinx, PSpice, MathCAD. <5 Years. 80K. 06042015.5

ElectroMagnetic Design Engineer – PM Motors

Ph.D-EE. An electromagnetics specialist working with permanent magnetic motors, DC inverters, IGBT DC/AC converters, sensors, actuators and components for turbochargers, combustion engines. Provides calculations, analysis, control system setup, characterization. Resolves current loss/winding. Uses JMAG, Maxwell, Flux, MATLAB, AutoCAD, Simulink, Agilent, FEKO, Spice, PiSnoop. Publications. 95K. 06032015.5

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer

MSEE. Power electronics design and test leader working with motor drives, electrical control panels, various topologies converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC), inverters, battery test systems & chargers, magnetics, filters, gate drive circuitry. Strong in oil & gas industry (plus rig energy efficiency/storage) and renewable energy. Has quality focus and performs customer & product support. Uses AutoCAD, MATLAB, Cadence, Xilinx, LabView, Altium, Visio, IQS, 90K. 06032015.3

Sr Analog / Mixed Signal IC Design Engineer

MSEE. Strong power management IC designer working with analog, mixed signal, MOSFET switches, and CMOS/BiCMOS processes for power electronics, telecommunications and LED/backlighting. Applies to switching and linear converters with various topologies, regulators, drivers, LDOs and chargers. Performs feasibility analysis, modeling, simulation. Uses Cadence Virtuoso, H/PSpice, MathCAD, Python. 15 Years. 130K. 06012015.10

Principal Engineer – Embedded Controls / FPGA, DSP

Ph.D-EE/CS. Performs architectural S/W design for DSP & FPGA embedded controls: Real time operating systems, robotics, motor drives, motion control, DC & AC conversion with various topologies, inverters, UPS, processors. Generates custom specifications, develops complex algorithms, designs data acquisition, and performs troubleshooting, simulation. Optimizes for quick turnaround. Works with CAN, MATLAB, Simulink, LTSpice, Code Composer, OrCAD, C, Assembly, uC/OS, RS-232/422/485, EtherCAT, Actel. Patents/Pubs. >15 Years. 150K. 06012015.5

Oil-Filled Transformer Design Engineering Manager

BSEE/MS-Honors. Hands-on electromagnetics design and staff manager working with oil-filled (up to 700MVA), phase shifting and HVDC conversion transformers, switchgear, reactors, and high voltage insulation. Has developed mobile transformer units. Strong training professional, drives technology transfer, and performs re-engineering projects. TQM. Long list of publications. 140K. 05212015.3

Principal Power Supply/Motor Controls Engineer

Ph.D-EE. Specializes in power electronics design to include: Various power supply types, converters, inverters with various topologies, motors/drives (wound, rotor induction, magnetic, servo DC, stepper), DC /DC, PFC, “black boxes”, optoelectronics, fluid measurement/motion control. Expert at signal processing, analysis, measurement and control algorithms. Strong embedded skill working with C, CAN Open, ARM, DSP, FPGA and implementing GUI.  Background includes DO-178B and FAA standards. Awards, patents, pubs. MATLAB, Simulink, Vienna. 125K. 05212015.01

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics & Systems

Ph.D/MS-EE. Hands-on & “Go-To” Electromechanical power systems design scientist: Motion control/robotics, Space Station power generation systems, thermal sciences, AC/DC conversion, avionics such as actuation, electric vehicle systems/drives.

  • Mentorship/training, has authored design manuals, process improvements, simulation and design tool development, and components/system feasibility
  • Expertise defining customer requirements, bid process risk avoidance, multi-site/international design review with high level client relationship development
  • Review/approval stop-gap. Drives product development/Intellectual Property

Patents, pubs, awards. Call us for more details! 05192015.01

Sales Account Manager – Power Supply Components

BSIE. Brings technical background to sales revenue growth involving semiconductors and power supplies systems/components, switches, connectors, converters and adapters related to telecommunications and wireless applications. Participates heavily in product development, strong relationship builder, and skilled negotiator for enhanced profit margins. Involved from quote stage through production, and often leads customers during factory audits in Europe and Asia. 90K. 05152015.2

Sr Power Electronics Engineer – Automotive

MBA, MSEE/CE. Strong DC/DC power conversion design engineer working with power electronics and components for automotive, military and other industries.

  • Wears many hats including staff training, customer interface with presentations and technical documentation, integration, testing, schematic capture, specifications, simulation, modeling, analysis, and supply chain management
  • Has experience in embedded controllers, motor control, fuel pumps, instrumentation/sensors, filters and electronics packaging
  • Solves unique problems/strong program management focus

Uses Spice series, MathCAD, AutoCAD, ECAD. 85K. 05112015.11

Vice President, Product Development – Power ICs, DC/DC Conversion

MSEE. Executive level leadership for power management ICs and DC/DC conversion. Leads all technical departments, plus sales and field applications, for quality product development with strong customer engagement for architectural definition. Product details/applications include: AC/DC, DC/DC conversion & controllers with isolated and non-isolated topologies, Li-ion, for LED backlighting, consumer electronics, portables, power tooling, UPS. Also performs packaging, qualification, validation, and unique problem resolution. Responsible for 100 staff members. Numerous patents. Call us for more details! 05062015.2

R&D Program Manger – Space, SATCOM, Avionics

High level program manager involving multi-million $ space-related programs, spacecraft, satellite arrays and avionics contracts involving RF and other communications systems, payloads, surveillance, navigation, telemetry, power control units, and analog/digital power electronics such as DC/DC converters. Strong R&D/SBIR experience. Drives lifecycle of programs, beginning with customer fact-finding/definition and proposal manager to production phase and closeout. Highly involved in design-in phase, vendor management and leads all engineering aspects from thermal concerns to mechanical design to reliability. Formal awards. BSEE. Negotiable salary range. 05042015.4

Junior Power Electronics FPGA Engineer

MSEE/Ph.D Pending. Focused power electronics design engineer with beginning experience involving power switching converters, high frequency DC/AC systems and devices, GaN and SiC devices, and FPGA based digital controllers. Performs modeling and embedded coding, PCB layout, and debugging. Has worked with hi-rel defense test and integration projects. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, Spice, ModelSim, COMSOL, Verilog, Perl plus Assembly, Linux and C. <5 Years. 80K. 05042015.3

Power Electronics / Embedded Controls Design Engineer

MSEE. Designs low to high power electronics: Converters (DC/DC, DC/AC, AC/DC), embedded FPGA, embedded ARM and MSP430 microcontrollers, planar transformers, switching power supplies, inverters, IR/capacitive sensors, PFC rectifiers. Work with virtually all converter topologies plus variety of types: Bidirectional, LLC resonant, soft-switching. Troubleshoots, designs schematics and PCBs, and works to comply to EMC standards. Uses Altium, PCAD, PSpice, Diptrace. Extensive honors and awards. <5 Years. 80K. 04202015.6

VP/COO, Power Electronics and Renewable Energy

MA/Biz Mgmt. Executive level operations leader, ensuring successful functioning of all company departments, multiple divisions and global locations/assembly plants for power electronics, systems engineering, telecommunications and utilities/renewable energy. Owns P&L, integrates acquisitions, improves delivery lead time tri-fold, and focus is customer satisfaction. Specializes in team building, turning around low performing companies into billion $ concerns, and implementing change for growth. Six Sigma/Lean. APICS/CPIM Certs. Please contact us for more details! 04202015.4

Power Electronics & Magnetics Design Engineer

Ph.D-EE/BSEE-Honors. Specializes in design, research and testing of various power electronics for oil & gas industry: Custom DC/DC converters, motor drivers, transformers, inductors, switch mode power supplies plus semiconductor devices and modules. Performs design, test, characterization, validation, simulation, analysis, schematic capture and PCB layout. Designs to reliability and form factor concerns. Uses PSCAD, MATLAB, Simulink. 5 Years. 100K. 04062015.2

Sr Mechanical and Thermal Packaging Engineer – Power Supplies

BSME. Specializes in packaging systems and innovative concepts for hi-rel and commercial power supplies (plate-mounted, ferrite core), DC/DC power modules, converters, and power components. Specializes in power supply thermal solutions and cooling systems design. Implements next-generation materials to assembly processes with cost reduction results. Provides customer interaction and presentations. Works product lifecycle from concept to high volume production. Regulatory and military standards. SolidWorks, Pro/E Series, Auto/MathCAD, Flotherm, LabView, Autodesk Inventor. Customer presentations. 118K. 03302015.4

Principal Design Engineer-Power Electronics/LED Lighting

MSEE. Specializes in LED driver design and is engineering leader for various power electronics, including AC/DC & DC/DC converters (virtually all topologies), solar inverters, rectifiers, power supplies, and various power and display modules. Drives design from concept to PCB board to final test, regulatory compliance and production. Provides design process improvement and team mentoring. Brings value-add talents such as embedded software/microcontrollers, DSP, FPGA. MathCAD, MATLAB, Simulink, Simplis, Allegro, PSpice, C, Verilog, Assembly. 150K. 03232015.3

Applications Engineering Manager-Automotive/Power Supplies

MSEE/CS. Provides engineering management and automotive industry customer applications support for PMICs, controllers, regulators, and converters (various topologies) for DC/DC switching power supplies, radio, instrumentation/LED, and ancillary human assistance devices. Manages design/test IC lab for characterization, EMC, RSC, and RCL for MOSFETs, drivers. Extensive product development/definition activities and substantial customer support (custom specifications, technical documentation, troubleshooting). Spice, Verilog, VHDL, MathCAD. Author, patents. >15 Years. 120K. 03232015.2

Lead Power Supply Design & Reliability Engineer

MSEE. Leads large engineering design teams  for energy conversion, power distribution and magnetics equipment to include:

  • Switchmode power supplies, UPS, transformers, inverters, converters, and battery management systems/chargers.
  • Develops, trains and manages seasoned/high performing engineers, develops communication protocols for new product development, and implements high $ cost-saving changes to supply chain and processes.
  • Very strong quality and reliability focus as C.R.E. (5S, TQM, Six Sigma, ISO). Has won ISO facility certification.

Industries: Aerospace, defense, commercial, green energy, data centers. Contract or Direct. 145K. 03162015.3

Electrical Engineer – DC/DC Converters

MSEE. Power electronics design engineer specializing in isolated/non-isolated DC/DC converters with various topologies for aerospace, marine systems, and renewable energy applications. Also works with DC/AC, AC/AC and inverters, transformers, IGBT/MOSFET gate drivers, plus microcontrollers, wide bandgap devices (SiC, GaN). Performs design, redesign, schematic capture, PCB layout, prototyping, verification, simulation, test, debug and works to EMI/EMC concerns. Develops test fixtures and platforms. <5 Years. 70K. 03132015.4

Power Electronics Engineer – LED Lighting

Ph.D-EE. Designs innovative power electronics to include converters (high density, high voltage, two-stage, photovoltaic, DC/DC/bricks, boost) and has contributed to state-of-the-art power supply design with various topologies. Used in LED lighting but also solar, transportation applications. Works to stringent performance, size and production cost limitations. Brings power management IC design background. Uses OrCAD, PSpice, PADS, MathWorks/CAD. Publications, patents. Mensa. 10 Years. 120K. 03132015.01

Controls and Communications Engineer

MSEE. Strong embedded microcontroller designer applying to UPS and modems for GPS tracking systems. Embedded products are variable stepper motor drives, rectifiers (6 pulse full bridge), battery chargers, and IGBT boost/buck converters. Skillsets: LCD/memory and GPS module interfacing, serial communications (i2C, SPI, RS232, Modbus, and TCP/IP. Performs complex calculations, simulations and generates technical documentation. Uses Code Composer Studio, Keil, C, Verilog, VHDL, Linux, AutoCAD, and Cadian for TI, Picolo, 8051, Cypress. 5 Years. 70K. 03032015.4

Power Supply Applications Engineer

ASEET. Supports sales and marketing for DC/DC and AC/DC converters for telecommunications, medical and military industries:

  • Design/layout evaluation boards
  • Lab testing and MTBF calculations, thermal deratings
  • Creates application notes, and marketing/sales materials and presentations
  • Conducts comprehensive competitor product analysis
  • Customer and in-house product training.

100K. 02272015.4

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – Space, Power/Hi Rel

MSEE, C.P.E. Leads design and development of high reliability, rad-hard multiple output DC/DC converters and motor drives.

  • Modeling, simulation and significant troubleshooting and system-specific, special test support.
  • Complex analysis (worst case, component stress, radiation, mode & effect).
  • Owns resolution of anomalies.

Uses MathCAD, ICAP IV Spice, Blueprint. 155K. 02272015.3

Embedded Firmware / Power Conversion Engineer

MSEE/<15 Years. A dual talent engineering professional, providing embedded firmware development and power electronics design for solar and utility power generation. Has developed function architecture for entire PV monitoring system.

  • Works with photovoltaic, magnetics, converters (various topologies, ZVS, ZCS), inverters, gate drivers (IGBT, MOSFET), switchmode and more.
  • Embedded firmware, controls and devices involve 12C/SPI/USB communication interfaces, algorithm, DSP, FPGA/PCB layout.
  • Performs high level analysis (stress, reliability prediction, thermal); troubleshooting (also EMI/EMC); simulation; modeling; proves out UL/FCC testing.

Uses PSIM, SIMetrix, VHDL, Altium, Simulink, MATLAB, C. HazMat Certs. 120K. 02252015.01

Facilities O&M Manager – HVDC/Power Plants

BS-Mgmt/>20 years. Provides all phases of facilities management for overall maintenance and operation of high voltage DC converter stations, power plants and large transmission projects. Routinely enhances plant performance, streamlines internal processes and implements personnel and operational efficiency. Leads safety, compliance, Q/A and commissioning activities. Captures regulatory audit wins, manages/negotiates with labor relations as corporate representative, ensures project scheduling goals are met early, manages facility construction activities and revamps customer billing systems. Responsible for inventory management and equipment assets >$1B. Has coordinated an 8 figure plant restoration project. Also has background with power transmission, nuclear, oil, gas and power generation plants. Many additional training certifications. 110-130K. 02242015.5

Regulatory/Compliance Test Engineer – Utility/Wind, Electrical Equipment

MSEE/5 Years. Brings electrical design talent to extensive expertise in safety certification and product performance testing to various regulatory standards compliance. Involves renewable energy/wind, power and utility-interactive equipment (PV, inverters, converters, combiners, transformers, breakers, switching, plus various industrial equipment). Is “go-to” for: IEEE 1547.1, CSA C22.2, UL/CSA 61010-1, ANSI C12.20/12.1, and UL 1741/1008/50-50E/1778/2200, NEC, NFPA (domestic, Canadian, international, inclusive). Analyzes, interprets and presents test results to customers, on and off-site, reviews schematics, maintains and calibrates lab test equipment, and develops test plans. Has project management experience and also a background in AC & DC motors and drives. 70K. 02182015.2

Field Applications Engineer – Power Management ICs, Power Electronics

MSEE/>20 Years. Has significant experience defining customer requirements for power management ICs, converters with various topologies, UPS, DC/DC, AC/DC, and GPS / remote sensing for military/defense, semiconductor, and other industries. Focus is on broad system architectural design customers’ end solutions, generating schematics, layouts, and technical documentation, and performs lab simulation and presentations. Provides frequent pre- and post-sales on-site lab assistance, reviews customer-owned technical documentation, and has constructed customer tooling. 100-140K. 02162015.4

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – AC/DC, DC/DC – Converters

MSEE/20 Years. Design leader for AC/DC (up to 60W) and DC/DC power electronics to include converters/various topologies, hi-rel modules, MOSFETs, SS relays, linear and buck regulators (to board level), and battery pack design. Team expert on Lithium Ion battery chargers. Drives concept to production, generates schematics, oversees board power circuitry layouts, specifies magnetic components, performs simulation and verification, and troubleshoots to ensure EMC compliance. Has a background in FAE for business development, technical support and has held role as single point of contact with extensive onsite support. Industries include aerospace, defense, and IT/consumer electronics. 100-110K. 02132015.2

Power Generation Plant M&O and Project Manager

MSEE/>15 Years. Oversees and manages various technical aspects of power generation plant operations and concepts, working with: Electrical “balance of plant”, energy storage systems, motor control centers, SCADA, excitation systems, protection and control, transformers, rectifiers, converters and more. Has hands-on initial concept design for specifications and develops: Excitation system software patches, simulation models and factory test protocols with FAT coordination. Performs field/design staff and other resource allocations and provides customer technical support. Is project-minded. Has a background in power generation, nuclear and other types of plants retrofit and modernization, domestically and internationally. Has worked with steam turbines. 100-120K. 02112015.3

Technical Sales Account Manager – UPS

MBA, BSBA/15 Years. Brings strong technical background to manage key accounts, working with UPS, DC/DC converters, replacement batteries and more. Uses consultative selling techniques, builds long term relationships and facilitates customer service. Has surpassed 100 to 250% of quotas. Participates in new product and service introductions. Has a field service installation, emergency callouts, scheduling and commissioning background with UPS and battery management systems for data centers. 100K. 02092015.3

Senior Design Engineer – Power Supplies

MSEE. Designs power supplies (switchmode, pulsed 4kW, 300V, 45A), motor drives, planar transformers, converters / inverters (UCD3138), battery chargers, and drivers.

  • Is resonant PFC circuitry and various topologies expert (LLC, interleaved bridgeless, half bridge, phase shift ZVS, buck, flyback).
  • Mathematical modeling, simulation and designs to EMI and thermal management concerns.

Uses MATLAB, PSpice, OrCAD, LabView, Eagle, Altium, Simulink, Visio. Skilled in majority of lab test tools. 100K. 02042015.5

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics / Controllers

BSEE/>20 Years. An executive level engineering and product development leader for power electronics to include, in part: Energy storage, converters (100kW and up), inverters, amplifiers, analog circuitry, embedded firmware, FPGA, DSP, thermal systems, variable frequency/servo drives, and servomotors – applying to aerospace, military/defense, automotive and industrial.

Prior to current role, has held roles as general manager, engineering manager, and has founded small startups.

Identifies, develops and defines product specifications based on market and other global studies. Excels in startup environment to “hatch” engineering groups, and setup processes, control systems and functions (DFMEA, modeling, simulation, 3D PCB and layout). Creates strategic partnerships and joint ventures. Builds large, remote technical teams.

This is the type of candidate that companies build development groups around.

Uses Verilog, C, Embedded Coder, MATLAB, Simulink, PSIM, Altera, Lattice and more. Multiple publications and patents.

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Power Electronics Applications Engineer – Converters, Inverters

MSEE/15 Years. Comprehensive design and engineering applications experience for power management ICs applying to converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, step-up/down, up to several kWs) with all topologies (full/half bridge, push pull, buck, boost, flyback, forward) for ethernet devices, consumer electronics; DC/AC pure sine output inverters up to 500W; Class D amplifiers; and UPS systems for oil/gas. Supervises PCB layout, performs simulations, generates schematics and user guides/application notes. Proof concepts and presents demo boards to customers with evaluation and other technical documentation. Qualifies to DO-160/TSO-73. Extensive patent activity. Uses ORCAD, Spice family, PADS, ExpressPCB. 100-110K. 02032015.4

Senior Embedded Power Electronics Engineer

MSEE/10 Years. A strong, project related range of experience for embedded systems within various power electronics and real time operating systems (RTOS) firmware. Hardware includes microcontrollers and related devices, high/low voltage switchgear, UPS, converters (DC/DC, DC/AC and hybrid), power supplies, and motor controls. Varied circuitry expertise involving gate drives, sensors, power management ICs, op-amps and IGBT.

Performs complex calculations, ARC flash and load flow studies, algorithm modeling, verification, validation, simulation, integration, test and also program managing and new product development. Has additional background working in-depth with high voltage, various topologies, battery systems, turbines, fuel cells, and more. Substantial domestic and widespread international customer interaction. Applies to telecommunications, electric vehicles, renewable energy, industrial, power plants.

Vast array of tools, languages, etc: MathCAD, Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, ETAP, GAMS; TCP/IP, Profibus; Perl, ARM and far to much more to list. 120-130K. 01262015.4

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