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Electrical Engineer - Hybrid Vehicles

Amtec Inc. San Jose, CA
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Our client is tasked with supporting and maturing the Army's next-generation combat vehicles. This position will support the design, development, integration, and testing of high power inverters/converters and controllers used in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) propulsion for combat vehicles. Applies knowledge of multiple engineering principles and disciplines, including customer understanding as well as in-depth knowledge of assigned product or technology area in guiding and reviewing project direction and outcomes. Maintains state-of-the-art familiarity with industry practices, trends, and applications to enhance the organization’s technical capabilities. Conceptualizes, creates, and analyzes designs to ensure technical outcomes are consistent with customer and company requirements. Experience using lab test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, power analyzers, CAN bus diagnostics tools, data acquisition such as LabVIEW for test and verification, is desired. Experience with electrical schematic captures and simulation tools like SPICE is required. Familiarity with DC and AC military specification or commercial power standards and testing requirements is also desirable. The integrated product team (IPT) environment of this project requires excellent teamwork skills, technical writing skills, and oral communication skills. The candidate must be willing to work in a lab environment with high voltage and high current components. The candidate must have the ability to access and move about a large military vehicle during integration and test activities. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

SKILLS REQUIRED

This position will support the design, development, integration, and testing of high power inverters/converters and controllers used in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) propulsion for combat vehicles. The candidate should have working experience of modern semiconductor power switching devices and isolated gate drivers, DC-DC converter and DC-AC inverter design topologies. High-power experience at power levels greater than 100kW and voltages greater than 500V is desired. Proficiency with magnetics design. Familiarity with DC and AC military specification or commercial power standards and testing requirements is also desirable. The integrated product team (IPT) environment of this effort requires solid team working skills plus good oral and written communication skills. Has a working knowledge of electrical power systems concepts to describe designs at the component, module and sub-system levels with the ability to generate suitable design drawings and schematics. Experienced in product design from concept to first article pre-production prototypes. Has the ability to generate power converter requirements and specifications. Working knowledge of electrical CAE/ CAD tools. Requires proficiency with modern electronic design software including PSPICE, Simulink, and Visio.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Minimum seven (7) year’s experience with BS. Five (5) years’ experience with MS.

Amtec Inc.

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