Power Supply Design Engineer

  • location: Windsor Locks, CT
  • type: Contract

job description

BS in Electrical Engineering, required, MS preferred.

*Experience / Qualifications

-Minimum 7 years of experience in switch mode power supply design required.

-7+ years hardware design for DC-DC & AC-DC power supplies (10W - 500W range) with output voltages typically ranging from 1V - 100V preferred.

-Extensive knowledge of high frequency switching power supply topologies, and control architectures (including Fly-Back, Forward, Buck-Boost, etc) for avionics where small size and weight are key design drivers preferred.

-Specific power conversion design skills include: high frequency magnetic design, power conversion circuit design and analysis, circuit simulation, layout considerations, feedback control theory, and EMC compliance preferred.

-Strong familiarity with avionics power input requirements preferred (MIL-STD-704 & RTCA/DO-160 Section 16)

-Capability to perform analysis using a variety of analytical techniques and expertise with simulation tools required (Pspice, Mathcad, MATLAB, Excel, etc.)

-Strong written and oral communication skills required with ability to:

?prepare and present technical information at design reviews.

?prepare design verification and qualification test procedures and reports

-Knowledge of standard lab equipment operation to perform design verification and circuit testing required; capability to direct electronics lab technicians in development and troubleshooting of power supply designs

-Requires US citizenship due to export control (under ITAR rules)

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