Hardware Engineer in Peabody, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Peabody, MA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    255785
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    781.932.4280

Job Description

Electronics Hardware Engineer

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. in electrical, or related engineering with 5+ 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
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal oversight

Desired:

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

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.