Systems Engineer

Electric Boat New London , CT 06320

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Power Electronics Engineer/Power Systems Controls - D486 is supporting the design and integration of a power distribution system for a next-generation submarine with electric drive. D486 is providing oversight of vendor designs for bi-directional, multi-stage power electronic and electromagnetic cabinets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Component engineering tasks include development of technical specifications, functional requirements derived from overall system requirements, creation of component test procedures, and review of vendor design deliverables

  • Works in collaboration with government prime contractors on development of common power electronic hardware building blocks that will be used to design power conversion equipment in the future for other applications and military platforms

  • Candidates must be self-motivated individuals with a good ability to communicate with internal and external customers and management

  • Knowledge of power electronic devices, inverter and converter conversion circuits, switching pulse width modulation techniques, and voltage/current feedback regulation controllers is required

  • Technical analysis using MATLAB, evaluation of vendor hardware and software design reports is performed to help ensure compliance with requirements

  • Vendor Management and oversight for program and technical product development

  • Managing successful integration with shipboard arrangements and all interfacing electrical and mechanical systems

  • Review, adjudication of technical comments, and approval of all vendor reports

  • Review and concurrence with all interfacing ship design documentation

  • Preparation of technical correspondence to government customers regarding design development and requirements management

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering or higher

  • 0 - 9 years of Engineering experience

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the department of defense

Preferred:

  • A background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience with transformers, high power rating inverters/rectifiers and active power filtering, including modeling performance predictions and testing

  • Experience in the design, analysis or test of power electronic systems, particularly electric machinery, electric drives, power electronics and control systems is desired

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