Sr. Power Electronic Design Engineer

Design Engineering
California, San Francisco Bay Area
Posted 5 years ago

Position is with an early phase, well-funded electronic space propulsion Startup Company that has exciting, patented technology which will change the Satellite industry.  They seek to add employee # 14 as a Power Electronic specialist to help them develop new products. This will be a key & high equity position.

Position responsibilities:

  • Proven DC/DC Power Design experience including topology selection to production or Semiconductor Application Power Board layout & design.  Power levels are from 200 – 1500Watts.
  • Evaluates embedded systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting test programs; Debugging existing embedded systems, and applying knowledge of power electronics.
  • Confirms system’s and components’ capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling electrical components; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Develops embedded products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical with a 5 – 25+ years related power design experience (wide range).
  • Experience in PCB design, experience using Altium.
  • Experience in the design and test of high voltage power electronics is a plus.
  • Developed embedded software using C/C++.
  • Developed test software using python ⅔.
  • Good hands-on skills like soldering and using oscilloscope.


Job Features

Job CategoryAvionics, Start-Ups

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