Power Electronics Engineer in Haverhill, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/5/2021

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Job Description

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

This person will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art electronic hardware for injection molding equipment. Particular emphasis will be on the PCB design, review, and power electronics’ requirement development, and test.


  • Power switches and heat sinks selection and sizing: materials, current, voltage, power, thermal, frequency, losses
  • Gate drivers design and sizing: turn on/off time, rise/fall time, signal propagation delay, dead time, losses, protection, current sinking, and sourcing
  • Voltage source inverter and rectifiers design
  • PCB design and simulation
  • Hardware requirement development
  • PCB design and simulation and validation
  • Participates in project planning and execution using Agile methodologies


  • Minimum B.S. in electrical, or related engineering with 8+ years of power electronic hardware design and development experience
  • Direct hands-on experience with analog, digital and mixed-signal circuit analysis, simulation, design, test, debug, signal integrity, power, grounding and general board layout principles
  • Advanced understanding of semiconductor devices for power electronics
  • Strong experience with high current/high power electronics (100A)
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal oversight


  • Knowledge in lower level firmware development of embedded system.
  • Knowledge in C, C++
  • Knowledge in FPGA/VHDL
  • Knowledge in board level communication, such as I2C, SPI

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.