Power Electronics Engineer Consultant

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Oxford Global Resources
powertrain, iso26262, ev, automotive, 500w, 50kw, gan, sic, labview, veristand, Canalyzer, emi, emc, oem, dvpr, dfmea, flash drivers, microcontrollers, C, C++, firmware, embedded
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Onsite in Mountain View, CA or Milwaukee, WI
Interview: 2 rounds on WebEx with Hiring Manager and Team Lead
Length: 12 months
BG Check required to start Oxford’s client needs a Power Electronics Engineer to join their CA team to work on the design and development of EV architectures. Looking for someone who has worked at 1 kW or higher. Automotive industry experience is preferred. Duties:
• Design power electronics components, including power distribution (bus bars, relays, contactors), high voltage cable assemblies, integrated and stand-alone DC-DC converters.
• Design and analyze 5V / 12V power electronics solutions to be applied across a range of low-voltage and high-voltage electric vehicles
• Perform worst-case circuit simulations to predict efficiency and thermal performance limits, support end-of-line testing, and to estimate quality and reliability metrics.
• Support design-, specification- and architecture-reviews
• Support lab tests planning for components, including EMI/EMC performance of EV powertrain components and power distribution systems.
• Define and document system and component requirements, function definition, block diagrams, DFMEA, DVP/R
• Use issue tracking process (JIRA)
• Contribute to overall conformance to well-adopted international standards including ISO26262-Rev2 Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Knowledge & Experience Required:
Strong foundation in power electronics products (for EV powertrain is a huge plus): AC/DC converters, Battery Chargers, EMI filters, and high voltage power distribution.
Hands-on experience in power electronics hardware development: design, debugging and validation. • 3-7 years’ experience in power semiconductor circuit design for AC-to-DC and/or DC-to-AC converters.
• Working knowledge of power transistor gate drive circuits.
• Demonstrated understanding of power semiconductor switching waveforms, loss modeling and thermal management.
• Experience with power levels from 500W to 50kW+.
• General understanding of EMI/EMC design
• Application knowledge or experience with wide band gap semiconductors including GaN and SiC – preferred
• Power Electronics lab experience and use of data acquisition tools – LabView / Veristand, CANalyzer, Neo VI, etc.
• Understanding of development requirements for OEM production programs (DVPR).
• Design for Manufacturing, Design for Reliability, DFMEA and fault trees.
• New Product Introduction (NPI) experience – preferred
• Experience with creating “flash drivers for microcontrollers” c/c++, firmware, embedded background – preferred and helpful but not a must

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Since 1984, Oxford has focused on building trust with each interaction. We're proud to create long-lasting relationships with the brightest minds in the industry while continuing to identify and drive initiatives to advance our clients' business. Anticipating industry trends and building a network of talent to provide technology and engineering expertise is the foundation of our business. We are committed to matching our consultants' experience to work that ensures they are most valued and fulfilled in their careers.

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Dice Id : 80152156
Position Id : 6911447
Originally Posted : 3 months ago