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Senior Power Electronics Engineer - SunCulture Solar, Mountain View, CA
This is an excellent opportunity to be on the forefront of new power delivery designs and technologies for an exciting new company that has developed cutting-edge innovation. In this position, you will pride yourself in developing innovative designs which are used by billions of people around the Globe. This position primarily involves high-density solar power supply development for Sunculture Solar's upcoming product releases.
◾Must have hands-on experience and posses deep knowledge of basic DC/DC converter topologies such as Buck / Boost and flyback topologies
◾Understand DC/AC inverter circuits and topologies
◾Experienced and capable of testing and debugging circuits
◾Experience with power line communication (PLC)
◾Must be intimately familiar with power supply safety and environmental certifications, offline controllers, components, magnetic design, power supply layout and state-of-the art techniques for efficiency optimizations
◾Possess good understanding of thermals, mechanical and packaging challenges. Must also have knowledge of high volume manufacturing technologies and production variances
◾Possess strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to guide critical decisions
◾Must be highly motivated, a self-starter with innovation, and have high integrity and the ability to pay attention to details
Duties and Responsibilities:
◾Develop products from concept, through design, manufacturing and support to end of lifeInterface with various hardware and software vendors on complex system integration tasks to achieve efficient, cost-effective product solutions
◾Work with compliance groups to ensure successful completion of certification process
◾Design, Document, and Validate designs
◾Write Engineering Requirements, Test Plans, Validation Reports
◾Effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
Required Skills and Experience:
◾8 + years of practical hands-on experience with power electronics control systems, preferably solar power inverters and related.
◾Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering required; Masters or PhD Preferred
◾A passion for solar energy.
◾Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
◾A self starter with strong organizational skills.
◾C programming experience a plus
◾Practical Power Electronics knowledge and experience.
◾Experience with wireless communication protocols a plus.
◾Thinks outside the box when developing solutions
◾Experience and expertise with lab tools such as debuggers, logic analyzers and oscilloscopes.
Benefits For Full-Time Positions:
◾Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized
◾Medical benefits package with premium options available
◾Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
◾Eligibility to receive equity in the company
◾Career path opportunities for top performer
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