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Power Electronics Engineer - (2) - WA

Description:
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
 
Job Number: 159301
Job Location: Redmond, WA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 10/07/2016
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Terry Jones
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: tjones@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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