Power Systems

Senior Electrical Engineer

at Arrivo in Los Angeles

Date Posted: 2018-07-17

Responsibilities:
  • Model propulsion system electrical system including induction motor equivalent circuit, switching components, inverters and inverter controller. 
  • Modeling energy storage systems and power grid interaction 
  • Design and simulation of motor controller hardware and associated power electronics
  • Hands on experience with development of VFD controller software
  • Provide schematic & PCB design, Analog circuit design & simulation, Programmable logic design & simulation for different components of the power electronics
  • Build (in-house or through external vendors) power electronics hardware using his/her design or based on COTS / modified-COTS
  • Support unit assembly and test of power electronics
  • Support test & integration with LIM motor components
Requirements:
   
  • MS or PhD in electrical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience 
  • Working knowledge of design & analysis tools such as Altium Designer, SPICE-simulators, Quartus II, etc.
  • Understanding of power electronics to drive the motor
  • Working experience with SCADA, PLCs, VFDs
  • Embedded software design in C, C++
  • Evidence of working on LIM based propulsion projects highly desirable: EMALS, RAILGUN
  • Evidence of working with high power electronics
  • Track record of building electrical/electronic hardware.