Staff Power Electronics Engineer

Zunum Aero Elgin , IL 60120

Posted 2 months ago

Zunum Aero has an immediate opening for an experienced staff power electronics engineer for development of hybrid-electric powertrain for regional aircraft. Candidate must have at least 12 years of experience with power electronics, preferably in aviation, or with high-power mobile applications. Candidate should be knowledgeable in electric motor driven fans.

Zunum is an emerging leader in hybrid-electric propulsion for aircraft; this position is a unique opportunity to work with a small, dynamic team of dedicated engineers on the next generation of aircraft propulsion. Position is full time, and located in Elgin, Illinois; compensation DOE.

Roles and

Responsibilities:

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and development of high-density power electronics for hybrid-electric propulsion
  • Lead trade studies for power electronics topologies and packaging for high-power high-efficiency converters
  • Architect and oversee the sizing, design, development and integration of power electronics, magnetics and filter components
  • Work closely with thermal, mechanical and controls engineers to optimize design
  • Evaluate and select components and component suppliers
  • Develop test and validation plan and work with Project Engineering for flawless execution
  • Present and advocate for the design and development in all program reviews (PDR, CDR, Qual Review, etc).

Requirements



Qualifications:
  • M.S. or higher in electrical engineering with 7 years of relevant experience
  • B.S. in electrical engineering or physics with 12 years of relevant experience
  • Technical contributions to the field including patents and publications

Skills:

  • Candidate is required to have detailed hands on experience in the design and development high frequency power converters with emphasis to high power high switching frequency AC/DC conversion.
  • Detailed knowledge power switching device types and technologies knowledge such as silicon IGBTs SiC MOSFETS and the decisions trades to select each.
  • Trade power circuit topologies with particular emphasis on high efficiency multi-level inverter modules
  • Detailed magnetic design capability with emphasis on high efficiency low loss materials and topologies.
  • Detailed knowledge of power dissipation calculations and device temperature rise.
  • Knowledge of motor torque and speed control algorithms utilizing Field Oriented Control techniques
  • Fluency with simulation tools (Matlab Simulink, Pspice, PLECS, Simplorer or equivalent), power analyzers, timing analyzers, and advanced rapid prototyping tools such as dSpace and National Instruments LabView
  • Strong technical writing, presenting, and team leadership skills

Benefits

Zunum Aero is an industry leader in hybrid-electric propulsion for aircraft; this position is a unique opportunity to work with a dynamic team of dedicated engineers on the next generation of aircraft propulsion. Zunum offers competitive salary and benefits and is located in beautiful Elgin, Illinois.

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