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Power Electronics Design Engineer

Marysville, WA 98271

Posted: 04/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27208

Job Description

Position Title: Power Electronics Design Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Marysville, Washington for an experienced Power Electronics Design Engineer

Job Responsibilities:
  • Challenge the status quo.
  • Add your voice to find a better solution.
  • Own your system and own it.
  • Identify requirements and invent hardware that meets them
  • Design and build efficient and reliable power electronics from whiteboard sketch to gerber files.
  • Bring up and checkout hardware rapidly in a scrappy environment
  • Work with suppliers and our manufacturing team to make your designs reality.
  • Be a reliable expert of your system, from concept to mission control console.
Job Qualifications:
  • 3-8+ years of experience in DC power electronics design.
  • Demonstrated experience with all end-to-end aspects of PCBA design, assembly and testing.
  • Rock-solid understanding of fundamentals and first-principles thinking
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of various converter topologies, current controllers, soft start circuitry, and microcontroller implementation.
  • Experience with Altium, OrCAD, EAGLE, or other PCBA design software for library parts creation, schematic capture, PCB layout, and design release.
  • Understanding of the challenges of designing for space environments, both pressurized and unpressurized
  • Understanding of radiation effects on electronics, and mitigations or solutions the challenges faced
  • Experience selecting parts, writing firmware, and working with PCB vendors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Past experience designing and building orbital flight hardware
  • Past experience designing for the 1-10kW range, at >100VDC
  • Recent experience with at least one of: battery charging, battery management systems, Maximum Power Point Tracking, high speed digital design,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Bonus Points For:
  • Graduate Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Past experience testing and qualifying components for a radiation environment
  • Past experience designing hardware for crewed orbital space systems or Part 25 passenger aircraft
  • Experience working with any of the following: Power over Ethernet, Current-controlled valve drivers, Byzantine Fault Tolerance, Human Rated Safety Critical
Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Hybrid Schedule in Marysville, WA
  • Hiring all different levels - junior to very senior. Multiple jobs open.
  • Salary: Open DOE

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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