Design Engineer

Andover, MA, US, 01810

Job Function:  Engineering
Req ID:  1172

Job Summary

Job Description

•    Support design and development activities on VPS power supply products. Design activities include, but not limited to:
o    Build circuits on breadboards to test new electrical circuitries.
o    Perform electrical evaluation of products.
o    Collect and prepare data from a wide variety of experiments, electrical testing, and analytical evaluations.
o    Perform failure analysis using a variety of analytical techniques.
o    Process prototype kits for verification testing and design approval for the qualification of products.
•    Use technical skills in engineering analysis, coupled with technical skills in high frequency switch mode power supplies and topologies for power supply circuits / systems.
•    Must demonstrate ability to evaluate electrical components and circuitry for use in complex power components.
•    Support sustaining engineering activities for the existing product lines.
•    Support existing product designs and customer interface with Sales and Applications Engineering.
•    Design elements include electrical design, component selection, simulation/test, PCB layout and assembly and product specification.
•    Develop product planning schedules, write test and qualifications plans and originate objective specifications.
•    Work closely with internal organizations to ensure smooth introduction and manufacture of highly reliable product.
•    Provide full product documentation, which includes bill of materials, test specifications and assembly and PC board drawings.

Education / Qualifications

•    BSEE, MSEE preferred
•    5+ years of experience in switch mode power supply design
•    Extensive knowledge of high frequency switching power supply topologies, and control architectures
•    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.
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Ability to be self-motivated and detail oriented
•    Excellent team and individual contributor leadership skills
•    Outstanding organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills
•    Familiarity with simulation tools (SIMetrix/SIMPLIS, Pspice, OrCAD, Mathcad, MATLAB, Excel, etc.).
•    Experience and working knowledge of firmware is a plus

Nearest Major Market: Boston