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Power Electronics Engineer in Redmond, WA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 82622

• 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.
• Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
• At least 5 years of experience in power converter development.
• Experience with DC-DC power converter development.
• 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.
• Must be willing to work long hours and weekends as necessary.