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Senior Electrical Engineer (8+ Yrs Experience)

Baltimore, MD
Senior Electrical Engineer (8+ Yrs Experience)
RCT Systems, Power Systems Division, is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer specializing in Power Electronic Hardware and control design, and applications of DSP and/or FPGA system integration. More specifically, a qualified Senior Electrical Engineer candidate 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 modulators, and PLC based high-level system controllers
• Detailed PCB designs including SiC gate drivers, system control PCBs, and support hardware
• 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
• Experience with medium voltage power distribution, solid-state-transformers, and printed circuit board design experience highly desirable
• Creation, review, and issuance of prototype and production level electrical drawings and schematics
• Write and/or review EE focused patents, whitepapers, and technical conference/journal articles

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:
o Designing and/or controlling motor drives, ac-dc, and dc-ac converters
o High speed communications development with high performance FPGAs
o Experience programming various microcontrollers, DSPs, and FPGAs.
 Direct work with TI C2000 DSPs and Altera FPGAs
o Hands-on experience with OPAL-RT, Typhoon, or other HIL platforms

Immediate Requirements/Projects include:
• High Power SiC and Silicon power device design into converters/inverters
• MV Isolated DC-DC 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 PLECS 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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