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Sr. Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Burlington, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #60412
  • Salary: $130,000.00 - $160,000.00

Our client in Burlington, MA is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to work in power electronics.  We are looking for innovative, self-motivated engineers to help us take our in-wheel propulsion and active suspension system to a production ready product. Applicants need a solid background in high reliability electronics design, PCB layout, and the ability to connect scope probes behind a vehicle dashboard while upside down.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

Assist in development of motor drives

  • Powerstage and gate drive design
  • Testing and validation of designs
  • Troubleshooting and failure analysis
  • DFMEA and compliance analysis

Design and development of vehicle electrical system

  • Low voltage controls
  • Low power charging
  • Wire harness design

Assist in the design and development of powertrain component test stands

  • High fidelity sensing circuits
  • High voltage safety for operators and lab personnel

Some of the Basics:

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, with a focus on motion control.
  •  At least three years’ experience in a similar field.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of working at voltages >300VDC.
  • Competent skills using a schematic capture and PCB development tool.
  • Competency with a variety of electrical and electronics testing tools: DMM, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, and power analyzer.
  • Troubleshooting of complex electronics systems; motor controls, vehicle systems.
  • Soldering, crimping, and wiring.
  • Competence in embedded system software developed in C. Other valuable experience
  • Automotive or aerospace electronic design.
  • 3-phase motor drives and motor position sensing techniques.
  • Industry certification testing; high voltage, ISO, and SAE standards.
  • Light mechanical fabrication.
  • Altium Schematic Capture and PCB Layout.


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