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Power Electronics Hardware Engineer (Entry & Junior-level)

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview GridBridge, Inc. is the energetic and fast-paced new product introduction arm of ERMCO. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina - GridBridge was formed a decade ago with a focus on introducing new products to the electrical distribution infrastructure. Being part of the ERMCO family for five years now, the GridBridge the team is continuing these efforts in a wider scope and on a bigger scale. ERMCO is one of the largest manufacturers of liquid filled distribution transformer manufacturers in North America. The company is well-established, having provided product to nearly every major utility in the US over the past 50 years. ERMCO is also expanding outside of North America through its advanced technology offering. We are looking for committed team members with a passion to be part of our expanding business that is changing the way power is delivered throughout the world. The ERMCO-GridBridge team operates in an open, collaborative, and flexible environment to achieve the most effective use of all team members' contributions. For more information, please contact us or visit our websites at: and Job Overview: The Power Electronics Hardware Engineer (entry or junior-level) will augment our power electronics engineering team, while developing the company's power electronics solutions and operate within a small non-hierarchical team of engineers. The successful candidate must be a fast learner, leveraging related project experience and education in electronics theories and methods to deliver diverse grid connected hardware solutions for single-phase and multi-phase power converter platforms. The individual must be a highly motivated self-starter and team player with strong work ethics, committed to delivering industrial product quality and performance. Job Requirements:Essential Experience and Knowledge:

Working knowledge of electronics lab practices, construction & debug of digital & analog circuits using common lab tools and instruments (meters, scopes, analyzers) Good build and assembly skills for quick lab prototyping Good documentation and organizational skills Working knowledge of schematic capture tools EE Design Project background/experience (Sophomore, Junior, Senior) General usage of hand-tools used in wiring lab apparatus Self-motivated, self-starter, team player Strong ethics and commitment to deliver to commitments Ideal/Desired Experience & Knowledge:
High power/voltage design of grid connected power electronics solutions using Digital Signal Processors (DSP) and microcontrollers. Developing and writing of Design Specifications (module functional specification). Working knowledge of buck/boost, multi-phase/interleaved, DAB, LLC, and H-bridge topologies Strong understanding of driver design to control high power switching devices, including Silicon FETs, GAN FETs and especially SiC FETs Mixed signal hands-on PCB design (digital/analog/power) and EMC mitigation in high noise environments Understanding of high-power component E and sub-system cooling strategies Exposure to assessing and implementing HV Insulation/Isolation requirements on a PCBA and electromechanical sub-assembly Design verification for function and performance with hands-on testing and early simulation. Familiarity with electrical distribution grid, AC power distribution and power quality concepts. Close liaison with Mechanical & Software Development throughout the development process Familiarity with Design for Manufacture & Test (DFM/DFT), Quality, and Reliability concepts. Designing PC boards for high-voltage and high-power applications, including safety isolation, gate drives, current sensors, magnetic components, and isolated communications. Exposure to environmentally hardened Industrial rated product development. Development of DSP software for power electronics control, protection, and communication. Specification and design of 50/60 Hz and high-frequency inductors and transformers. EDUCATION
BSEE -with 3.5/4.0 overall GPA or better, including electrical/electronic design projects MSEE degree (highly desired) with a strong focus and hands-on design projects in power electronics. -

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Raleigh , Power Electronics Hardware Engineer (Entry & Junior-level), Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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