Job Title:

Sr Power Electronic Engineer


IPN Brainpower


San Francisco area, CA  USA

Closing Date:


Essential Duties:

  • Designing and simulating power electronics circuits for new products.
  • Selecting and/or specifying components and parts for products including IGBTs, gate drivers, transformers, circuit breakers, capacitors, reactors, switchers, relays, bus bars etc.
  • Participates and leads specification, design, analysis, and development of advanced high-power grid-tie inverters and converters
  • Technical lead on new product development (NPD) and continuous product improvements (CIP) projects.
  • Specification of power semiconductors, magnetic devices, capacitors, and power drive circuits
  • Developing control algorithms for power conversion products
  • Trouble shooting and developing solutions (documentation) to power electronics problems.
  • Creating detailed hardware design documentation, tracking product development and providing system design documentation and training.

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience in power electronics design for large power converters.
  • Experience on utility scale 3-phase grid-tie inverters, UPS Systems, or drives
  • Experienced designing large converters and inverters from 100’s of kW to MW.
  • Experienced designing with power components: IGBTs, SiC Semiconductors.
  • Designing products for electric utilities and renewable applications.
  • Experience with Simulink, PSIM or Matlab
  • Strong knowledge of gate drive circuits, high power capacitors, and magnetics a must
  • Self-motivated in team-oriented work environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Has leadership skills.


Please apply via email by sending your resume in a MS Word document and mention the exact job title in the subject line. Please send your resume without any personal information except of contact details and name, accordingly to Canadian law


Posted 2017-11-02

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