Senior Staff Power Engineer

ZT Systems Secaucus , NJ 07096

Posted 2 months ago

Are you ready for a change? At ZT Systems, we put People First, and from day one our team members make a difference. A fast-growing key player in a multibillion-dollar market, ZT designs and builds hyperscale compute and storage solutions for the world's largest datacenter customers. We are passionate about teamwork, and the consistent high quality of our solutions differentiates us in the minds of our customers. Here at ZT, we recognize hard work, commitment, leadership, and results, and we truly believe that behind every quality solution is a team of highly talented individuals. Join us and become part of an industry-leading team that transforms ideas into reality.

About the Role

As the Systems Power Engineer, your responsibilities will include power delivery development for rack level solutions and testing these to meet customer's data center requirements. This includes selecting correct components for AC and DC power delivery (Whips, Bus Bar, PDUs, PSUs), development of tools to qualify rack power interface into the data center, implementing testing, and debugging issues with customers and suppliers. You will need to support cross functional teams with power expertise during design phase in various system areas; mechanical, thermal, firmware, and electrical. You will be developing new hardware and software for testing against power delivery requirement and automating these tests to improve coverage and efficiency.


  • Interface with suppliers and customers during development to review requirements, resolve bugs, report testing results, and provide feedback

  • Analyze power delivery from rack power inputs to servers and understand compatibility with data center power delivery systems

  • Develop detailed testing plans for meeting customer data center power delivery requirements

  • Develop new testing tools and equipment for qualifying racks to function with zero down time in the data center

  • Write technical documentation and presentation for internal and external use


  • Ability/experience working with suppliers, ODMs, and customers

  • Power conversion stages/topologies in the 500W to 20KW power range (power factor correction, High powered DC/DC design, AC/DC, battery chargers/dischargers) and analog circuit design skills.

  • Single phase and three phase lower voltage utility power delivery including UPS systems and generators

  • Lab equipment: programable AC sources, active DC loads, oscilloscopes, power analyzers, DVMs, signal generators, and basic soldering tools

  • Basic understanding of regulatory requirements regarding safety and immunity/compatibility of power systems and components

  • Basic battery systems knowledge for backup power systems

  • Desired to have server power management protocols knowledge such as IPMI, PMBus, and SMBus

  • Desired to have software back ground for automating testing

  • Strong understanding of power electronics design and testing of AC/DC power delivery systems

  • Strong analog circuit skills to develop new testing tools

  • Strong ability to management multiple projects, grow knowledge and capabilities of power team, and perform hands-on testing

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS Electrical Engineering and 8+ years of experience in system hardware design with a focus on power
  • MS Electrical Engineering and 6+ years of experience in system hardware design with a focus on power

ZT Systems offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. ZT Systems is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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Senior Staff Power Engineer

ZT Systems