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Electrical Engineer (Entry Level to <8 Yrs Experience)

Baltimore, Maryland

RCT Systems, Power Systems Division, is seeking Electrical Engineers specializing in Microcontroller, DSP, and/or FPGA system integration and development. More specifically, a qualified Electrical Engineer candidate will be involved in:

  • Control PCB 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 pulse-width-modulators, and development of computer-based interface for digital control PCBs
  • Detailed digital control PCB designs including integration of FPGAs, A/D converters, and communications protocols including CAN, RS485, Modbus, and high-speed fiber
  • Design embedded control algorithms, harmonic compensators, software PLLs, and other embedded algorithms
  • Develop Controller-Hardware-in-the-Loop test setups, control PCBs, and control algorithms

Minimum Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship required due to US Government ITAR program restrictions
  • BS in electrical engineering, computer science, or related major required, with minimum 3.3 GPA, MS and PhDs a plus
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance
  • The following experience is not required, but highly desirable:
    • All experience levels considered – entry level to senior principal engineers
    • Experience applying embedded software for motor drives, ac-dc, and dc-ac converters
    • Experience programming various microcontrollers, DSPs, and FPGAs.
      • Direct work with TI C2000 DSPs and Altera FPGAs
    • Hands-on experience with OPAL-RT, Typhoon, or other HIL platforms

Immediate Requirements/Projects include:
  • Development of computer software interfaces for controlling high power converters
  • FPGA and DSP development of AC-DC and DC-DC control algorithms
  • Power levels 50kW to 500kW converters/inverters that are linked together for higher power levels up in MWs
  • Typhoon and MyWay PE Expert Controller-Hardware-in-the-loop development of a modular multi-level converter and real-time model implementations
  • Navy (surface & sub), Army vehicles and infrastructure, Aircraft

RCT Systems PSD offers a Hybrid work schedule where time can be split between working from home, and in-person working in the Baltimore, MD office. Flexible schedules available.
Job Postings can be found at: https://rctsystems.catsone.com/careers/

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