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Power Electronics Design Engineer Specialist
Ref No.: 18-02374
Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
The Advanced Products & Technology’s (APT) High Voltage and Energy Storage Laboratory (HV&ES Lab) Team is responsible for the design, build, control and integration of new hardware for the generation, conversion, distribution and storage of vehicle, low and high voltage, electrical power.
 
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work within a small team to design, build and test vehicle electrical power hardware, from card level to power-stage to enclosure
- Support the testing and control development of power electronic hardware (DC/DC, AC/DC and AC/DC converters) and electrical machines (i.e. HV and LV generators and motors)
- Support the development, control and testing of high voltage vehicle power systems
- Expand the capabilities of the HV&ES Lab, to include: 1) Improving component testing, and 2) Evolving the Vehicle Power Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test-beds
- Investigate new technologies for the advancement of the vehicle’s electrical powertrain and on-board power system
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering required, Masters preferred with a minimum of six years of applicable experience.  Fewer years will be considered with an advanced degree.
- Experience with circuit design and build, with focus on power electronics hardware
- Experience with Electrical Machines and Drives Control, Theory and   Implementation
- Experience with Voltage Conversion Control, Theory and Implementation
- Experience with Model and Simulation (e.g., Spice, MatLab, etc.)
- Experience with PCB Design  layout (Altium, Mentor Graphics, ORCAD, Eagle etc.)
- Ability to occasionally travel, including to Canada

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT:
This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT:
No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.