The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging and inspiring environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

Senior Engineer - Power Electronics

Eaton Innovation Centre has an opening for a:

Senior Engineer - Power Electronics

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

About the research and the project:

  • Eaton is looking for a Senior Power Electronics Engineer to develop innovative solutions for our power conversion and circuit protection products at the Eaton European Innovation Center in Prague (EEIC), Czech Republic.
  • In this role you will be responsible for computer simulation, design and development, and further comprehensive testing of power electronics devices, with a focus on power switching and thermal behavior.
  • A good blend of technical knowledge and business acumen is required to be successful in this position.
  • The individual will be a member of the global Power Electronics (PE) Center of Excellence (CoE) team.

Responsibilities for this role are:

  • Lead power electronics design and development activities and demonstrate start-finish ownership for the assigned project and task;
  • Perform design, electrical and basic thermal simulation, development of power electronics, including analog and digital electronics, for power conversion and circuit protection;
  • Create technical reports and presentations;
  • Build prototypes, perform electrical, thermal and lifetime tests, analyze data to improve/optimize the design in terms of performance, size, cost, manufacturability, and reliability;
  • Collaborate with and support mechanical, PCB layout, and firmware engineers to successfully develop and validate the design.

We would like you to bring:

  • BS in electrical engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience in power electronics engineering work (including graduate level academic power electronics engineering work;
  • Significant modeling, simulation and analysis experience using tools like Matlab/Simulink, SPICE, and/or PLECS;
  • Proven hands-on experience with power electronics devices development and testing;
  • Ability to learn new skills, knowledge, industry, or products.

What other skills would be evaluated but not essential:

  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering or equivalent with focus on power electronics;
  • Strong knowledge of power semiconductors, power electronics snubber networks and protection components (varistors, transient voltage suppressors), state-of-the-art cooling techniques;
  • Experience with power electronics-related circuits, specifically advanced gate drivers, isolated current and voltage sensors, auxiliary power supplies;
  • Understanding of PCB layout and EMC/EMI design practices, of voltage clearance/creepage requirements, insulation and interconnection techniques;
  • Familiarity with control methods, experience with microcontrollers and digital signal processors.

What we can offer to you:

  • Excellent working environment – friendly team and much more (yoga, table tennis on site)
  • Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University
  • Unique career development in various industrial sectors, in EEIC and international Eaton locations
  • Team of professionals, opportunity to learn new technologies.
  • Being close to other innovation projects in Eaton

Informace o pozici

Required education: University
Required languages: English (Intermediate)
Benefits: Bonuses, Cell phone, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Transport allowance, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Refreshments on workplace, Contribution to sport / culture / leisure, Education allowance, Sick days, Children-friendly office
Listed in: IS/IT: Application and system development, Technology and development, Research and development, Research worker, researcher, Development team specialist, Development engineer, Research and development worker
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

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