Senior Power Electronic Design Engineer

KForce   •  

Phoenix, AZ

5 - 7 years

Posted 277 days ago

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Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Power Electronic Design Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ). Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new products such as; emergency lighting products, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics that meet specified quality, reliability, performance, and costs targets
  • Design and develop battery charger & battery management circuits, including smart chargers
  • Design and develop emergency lighting products/circuitry, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics, including controls, and interface circuitry; Also guide and direct design of PCBs, enclosures, packaging, and/or related equipment; Application of power electronics, switch mode power supply circuit design, and electronics for lighting, includes design of voltage, current, and power regulators, and analog & digital controls
  • Design, coordinate, and hold design reviews, providing deliverables such as: complete Bill-of-Materials, block-diagrams, schematics, drawings, PCB design documentation, specifications, test data results, and other necessary documentation and information
  • May supervise or coordinate the work of other engineers, PCB & Mechanical, & technicians
  • Prepare completed working prototype samples, including samples for the UL Client Test Data program, and production
  • Guide and assist product engineers in the UL Client Test Data program, particularly as it applies to Failure Mode and Effects analysis for new or major redesigned products
  • Develop and execute reliability studies, which includes successful on-site or off-site installations and conduct reliability tests and analysis for new or major redesigned products
  • Participate in ALT, HALT, PTC testing, and other reliability/quality tests programs


  • MSEE with 2-5 years of design experience, or BSEE with 6+ years design & development experience in power electronics specifically Switch Mode Power supply design experience
  • Experienced in Power electronics design & development; Ability to conduct research, and quickly learn and adapt new technologies applied toward the design of new products
  • Strong focus on switch mode power supply circuit design
  • Skilled at hands-on bench-top design of power electronics products; Experience in electronics for lighting or related fields is a plus
  • LED driver experience is a plus, but not required
  • Requires strong electronics lab skills and use of electronic test equipment
  • Strong Electrical Engineering skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills and good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team in a matrix organization and interact with and contribute to cross-functional teams, supporting senior personnel
  • Ability to use personal computers: spreadsheets, word processing software, drawing packages, etc.
  • Ability to manage a project and balance innovation and creativity with mindful regard to a project schedule with strong sense of urgency
  • Knowledge of UL standards and compliance standards such as FCC EMI is a plus
  • Knowledge of embedded microcontroller products helpful

JobID: 1713826-WQG