Senior Electrical Engineer, Power Electronics

Milpitas, CA
about 1 year ago
Full time role


A subsidiary of Docaposte and Bull (Atos), SERES is a major player in the digital transformation of companies in the ...

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Job Description


SF MOTORS, INC. (dba SERES) is committed to research and development in the field of electric drivetrains. We are passionate about creating innovative and dependable electric drivetrains that offer exceptional performance and efficiency. Our goal is to deliver the most effective and cutting-edge drive unit solutions to electric vehicle companies around the world.

Job Purpose

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Senior Electrical Engineer, Power Electronics to lead the design, development, and testing of high-performance power converters, DC/DC converters and electrical system for powertrain. You will be responsible in collaborating with mechanical, layout, and firmware engineering teams to successfully develop, test, validate and manufacture power electronics system.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Design and development of high-performance traction inverter, DC/DC converters, and on-board charger.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical, layout, and firmware engineering teams to develop and design power electronics system.
  • Be responsible for circuit topology selection, components selection, circuit board layout.
  • Support control algorithm development, prototyping, testing and validation of power electronics products.
  • Contribute to vehicle level integrations.
  • Support firmware development for power electronics system.
  • Develop and implement testing plans and procedures to validate the performance and reliability of power electronics systems.
  • Work with suppliers to select and qualify components and materials for power electronics systems.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Full Time, Exempt


Up to 20% travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • BS and above in EE, ME, or Physics
  • 5 years of power electronics design and development experience or other related experiences
  • Design and validation experience with AC/DC, DC/DC, and DC/AC
  • Experience in magnetics design and EMC
  • Deep understanding of power semiconductor device, IGBT and MOSFET switching characteristic, loss modeling and analysis
  • Experienced with working in electronic-lab environments and equipment
  • Experience in PCB design, schematic capture, and layout
  • Experience in modeling and control for power converters
  • Experience in embedded control programming
  • Deep understanding of system level thermal, high voltage integration, efficiency optimization

Preferred Skills

  • Automotive experience
  • Knowledge in environmental, reliability, and safety requirements for Automotive application
  • Creative thinking, and high-level analytical ability
  • Large volume product development experience

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment authorization will be required at the time of hire.

SERES is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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