Senior/Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Role Title: Senior/Principal Power Electronics Engineer
Reporting To: Chief Engineer – Electronics & Systems
Role Purpose: As a member of the electronics engineering team within Sprint Power, you will be involved at all stages of the design and development process of power electronic products. You will liaise directly with a range of stakeholders to provide and deliver effective engineering solutions. Responsible for the inception, development and release of electronic system designs across a broad range of company projects.


Key Aspects of the role

  • Technical ownership of power electronic circuits, through concept, development and validation
  • Provide technical delivery of development activities to meet timescale and cost targets for R&D products and customer projects
  • Support the planning of power electronics related activities
  • Interface with suppliers and partners with technical requirements and feedback for existing and new designs
  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. embedded SW, PCB layout, mechanical design etc.) to develop complete systems
  • Support system integration by providing debugging capability and validation support


Technical summary

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline as a minimum; ideally Chartered or working toward Chartership status
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience successfully supporting development projects in an automotive, aerospace or similar electronic engineering environment
  • Experience in the design and analysis of DCDC converters and inverters, up to and above 20kW and >60V using MOSFET, IGBT and wide bandgap technologies
  • Strong knowledge of a broad range of isolated and non-isolated topologies
  • Use of schematic capture and PCB layout tools (preferably Altium Designer)
  • Experience in mathematical modeling and simulation of circuits and systems, e.g. SPICE, PLECS
  • Use of reliability, risk or safety analysis tools for the analysis of hardware, e.g. FTA, DFMEA
  • Qualification of systems to automotive standards, including EMC and environmental testing
  • An understanding of functional safety analysis, design, and validation to standards such as ISO26262 or similar
  • Experience of either developing or supporting converter control software is an advantage


Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, creative and adaptive team player
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to prioritize and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills


For job applications, please send us your cover letter with CV to Jobs@Sprint-Power.com or use the form below.


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