25 days old

Senior Electrical Engineer - Tactical Power

Aberdeen, MD 21001
  • Job Code
    R120081

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Polaris Alpha Advanced Systems, a Parsons company, is seeking a highly motivated and creative power electronics engineer with broad knowledge and some experience to perform R&D projects for tactical power systems. You will Perform a variety of engineering tasks by applying standard engineering techniques and analyses within a discipline. The Engineer at this level has experience and an increasing proficiency in the utilization of engineering theories and practices, and Company procedures. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations, is expected. Work to include designing and analyzing and improving the efficiency and scalability of the power electronics. You will work closely with scientists and engineers on team-based development projects with R&D teams in a tight-knit and data-driven organization, and you will play a key role in our prototype development iteration cycle.

Responsibilities

The candidate will be primarily responsible for:

  • Performing research, development, and testing of ac-dc unidirectional and bi-directional power generation.
  • Performs a variety of engineering tasks by applying standard engineering techniques and analyses within a discipline. The Engineer at this level has experience and mastery in the utilization of engineering theories and practices.
  • Provides input and technical guidance to designers, and lower-level engineers working on the same project.
  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes, utilizing CAE/CAD as applicable.
  • Working closely with R&D and product development teams defining the product specifications, designing hardware/software, and verifying the design.
  • Performing compliance-requirement, design-trade-off, and failure-mode analysis to facilitate transition from R&D phase.
  • Building and maintaining technical competency in power electronics technologies.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Deep knowledge in topology, modeling and control of various types of power converters such as DC/AC inverters, AC/DC converters, and DC/DC resonant converters.
  • Hands-on experience with designing, debugging, and testing of power converters, as well as with applications and/or design of its key components, such as semiconductor devices and magnetic components.
  • Familiarity with digital control theory and its implementation with embedded microcontrollers (MCU, DSP, FPGA).
  • Familiarity in using simulation and math software such as MATLAB/Simulink,
  • Experience in at least one programming language (Python, C, Matlab, etc.)
  • Experience with electronic equipment and instrumentation, including instrument automation
  • Understanding of power architectures and converters for applications.
  • Experience with PCB layout.
  • Experience with SPICE-based circuit simulation.
  • Experience with board-level physics simulation tools such as Ansys or ADS.
  • This job is located in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (or related field) and typically 10+ years of related work experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry or university research experience in a combination of power electronics design, analysis, test, and troubleshooting; more experienced candidates are also encouraged to apply.
  • Deep knowledge in topology, modeling and control of various types of power converters such as DC/AC inverters, AC/DC converters, and DC/DC resonant converters.
  • Hands-on experience with designing, debugging, and testing of power converters, as well as with applications and/or design of its key components, such as semiconductor devices and magnetic components.
  • U.S. citizens required.
  • Proficiency in electronics design (EDA) tools such as Altium or Cadence.
  • Hands-on experience with lab instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, electronic loads, and signal generators.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-10-17

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Senior Electrical Engineer - Tactical Power

Parsons Corporation
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