Chipton-Ross is seeking a Power Electronics Engineer for an opening in Redmond, WA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide engineering expertise in the area of design, analysis, and testing of spacecraft power electronics and DC-DC power converters 0.5W to 5kW. • Lead electrical power system and sub-system level design trades and develop requirements. • Define and perform electrical power system verification testing and analysis. • Work with multidisciplinary teams of design, test, and production engineers to create new power electronics hardware. • Create and maintain schedules for development efforts.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: • At least 5 years of experience in power converter development. • Experience with DC-DC power converter development. • Must be willing to work long hours and weekends as necessary.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • Master of Science degree or Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering • Candidate should have working experience generating original power converter designs from requirements and know how to design and verify power supply performance. • Working experience in current mode control, compensation design, and loop gain measurements. • Experience working with magnetics and practical design of custom transformers and inductors, including planar magnetics. • Experience in modeling, simulation, and testing of power electronics. • Experience with designing and testing power supplies for power quality and EMI/EMC compatibility. • Passion for hardware simulation and development. Must be a hands-on engineer and excited to work in a fast paced environment. • Strong grasp on power converter topologies and ability to select power converter architectures. • Familiarity with spacecraft electrical power systems and knowledge of radiation effects. • Experience with digital power supply compensation. • Maximum power point tracker design and development. • Power supply testing and packaging for harsh environments. • Familiarity with lithium-ion battery handling, safety, and usage.
EDUCATION: • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
FULL TIME/1ST SHIFT WORK HOURS:8:30AM-5:30PM
343 MAIN ST
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245