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Power Electronics Hardware Engineer

Baltimore, MD
RCT Systems, Power Systems Division, is seeking Electrical Engineers specializing in Power Electronics Hardware Design. More specifically, Power Electronics Engineers will be involved in:
  • Design and testing of SiC based power electronic converter topologies including active rectifiers, isolated DC-DC converters, solid-state-transformers, and high-speed motor drives
  • Design and test DSP based digital control algorithms, FPGA supported modulators, and PLC based high-level system controllers
  • Detailed PCB designs including SiC gate drivers, system control PCBs, and support hardware
  • Design and test medium voltage (3.3 – 10 kV) SiC semiconductor modules
  • Experience with medium voltage power distribution, solid-state-transformers, surge protection, and medium voltage isolation requirements highly desirable
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in electrical engineering required, MS and PhDs a plus
  • All experience levels considered – entry level to senior principal engineers
  • Experience programming various microcontrollers and DSPs a plus
  • Experience designing motor drives, ac-dc, and dc-ac converters
  • United States Citizenship required due to US Government ITAR program restrictions
Immediate Requirements/Projects include:
  • High Power SiC and Silicon power device design into converters/inverters
  • EMI/EMC MIL 461 Compliance and other MIL spec design requirements
  • Multiple parallel/series connected bi-directional galvanically isolated AC/DC, DC/DC converters
  • 13.8 kV and 4160V grid interface power converters
  • MV Isolated DC-DC converters
  • Power levels 50KW to 500KW converters/inverters that are linked together for higher power levels up in MWs
  • Navy (surface & sub), Army vehicles and infrastructure, Aircraft potentially
  • Space/RF not required

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