Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Hyperloop One, Los Angeles


The Power Electronics division is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, building, and testing the electrical power components in the Hyperloop system. These components include variable frequency drives for propulsion and levitation, energy storage systems, charging systems, wiring and cable assemblies, and the associated control hardware and control algorithms. We are seeking a Sr Power Electronics Engineer at our Los Angeles facility to join our diverse, experienced team in designing power electronics and battery systems for one of the most challenging transportation applications on Earth.  
  • System modeling in time domain for transient analysis
  • EMI modelling and analysis for conducted and radiated emission
  • Multiphysics modeling in thermal effect and electromagnetic fields
  • Design, analysis, and test sub-system level DC bus assembly
  • HV power stage multiple functions parallel operation
  • EMI Filters design, analysis/simulation, and test at both sub-system and component levels
  • Gate drive architectures and circuit design for Si IGBT and SiC devices 

The candidate must possess the following characteristics:

  • Ability to make decisions, and effectively lead tasks and meet challenging deadlines
  • Experience developing a product from concept to production
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret a variety of abstract and concrete variables and provide solutions to difficult problems
  • Strong experience in power electronics related design and development, including familiarity with motor drives, gate drivers, analog circuitry, and magnetics
  • Strong experience in full life-cycle development including component level requirements and design, component and system-level integration, verification, and validation
  • Ability to work with software and firmware controlled power converters and power systems, must be willing to work in a high-voltage/high-power lab environment
  • Software skills – Matlab/Simulink, various Ansys Software, Mathcad
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in an engineering-related field
  • Significant experience in power electronics and motor drives with power levels up to 250kW and DC link voltages to 1000V
  • Considerable Experience with EMC design and test
  • Knowledgeable with variable speed drives
  • Knowledgeable of system fault management and functional safety
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