Power & Controls Engineering

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

at Arrivo in Los Angeles

Date Posted: 2017-08-17

Arrivo is seeking a Senior Power Electronics Engineer in the downtown Los Angeles headquarters. The candidate will assist in the design and development of next generation drive electronics for traction and propulsion components. This includes design, control strategies, simulation, hardware/software development and integration efforts associated with variable speed drives. 


·       Design/selection, development, and test of high power electronic components

·       Collaborate in design of mechanical/structural components

·       Develop techniques to optimize design

·       Develop and document CAE optimization and validation processes

·       Generate detailed design and technical drawings (including SLD) of systems, components, and interfaces

·       Perform simulation, modeling, analysis and verification

·       Engineering support of component manufacturing and build activities



·       MS or PHD in Electrical Engineering or related fields

·       Demonstrated experience in three-phase high power drive topologies such as voltage source inverters, current source inverters, multi-level inverters

·       Expert understanding of three-phase drive control methods such as V/f control, field-oriented control, sine-triangle modulation, space vector modulation

·       Demonstrated experience in circuit board design for power electronics applications

·       Understanding of induction, PM synchronous, and switched reluctance motor model and motor/drive dynamics

·       Experience in digital control of power electronics

·       Experience in programming for power electronics embedded system

·       Demonstrated experience in taking projects from inception to production