Power Electronics Hardware Engineer

Power Electronics Hardware Engineer

Role Title

Power Electronics Hardware Engineer

Reports To

Power Electronics Head


Baroda, Gujarat

Job Purpose

1. Development of electronic software for PCBs – Digital and analog; Wired and wireless communication design

2. Selection of components, sensors, drive/amplifier

3. Responsible for software implementation on microcontrollers, DSPs, other computational devices and communication platforms

4. Integration with Newen’s next generation systems and platforms

Key Responsibilities

1. Architect circuits for Power Electronics Products by selection of appropriate technology and components

2. High Power IGBT based AC-DC and DC-DC Converter Design up to 250kW

3. Ability to design large complex product which includes Topology Design, Thermal Design – Enclosure Design, Magnetics & Filter Design, Wire routing design

4. Understanding of NABL and UL approvals for BOM and Production Facility

5. Understanding and implementation exposure for UL, ICE, CE Certifications

6. Lead and conduct advanced research for cost reduction of power electronic hardware and better product endurance

7. Select suitable sensors, computational platforms (µC or DSPs), protection devices on circuits, MCB, Breaker and Disconnector, communication methodologies, isolated OPAMPs and Communication ICs etc

8. Design and Develop Analog and Digital circuit Schematic and BOM in ORCAD

9. Work with layout engineer for giving inputs for Conducted and Radiated emission protection from layout point of view, Impedance controlled Paths, placement of various modules of circuits for best suitable path

10. Giving inputs to manufacture and test Printed Circuit Boards

11. Work with Software Engineers to help them in Algorithm design, System Integration and Troubleshooting

12. Iteratively develop proof-of-concept implementations, prototypes and demos to fine-tune technologies to practical, state of the art systems

13. Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of hardware design standards and best practices

14. Prepare reports and presentations on the status of the design and development process for discussion with management and/or team members

15. Direct research on emerging hardware products and standards in support of procurement and development efforts

Skills and Experience

1. Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering (or related field)

2. Master’s degree in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering (preferred)

3. Five or more years of past experience working on Power Electronics Design in Renewable field

4. Hands-on experience for analog, digital and embedded (uP/FPGA/DSP) boards in ORCAD/ALTIUM/KiCAD/PROTEL or any similar CAD tool.

5. Hands on experience with sensors, OPAMPs, Power Supplies and its topology selection

6. Strong understanding of various communication technologies such as RS232/422/485, I2C, SPI, CAN, etc.

7. Hands on experience in integrating Microcontrollers, DSPs, FPGA etc

8. Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience using DSO, Logic Analyzer, Multimeter, etc.

9. Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

10. Knowledge in theoretical Power Electronics, Remote Terminal Units is highly desirable.

11. Knowledge in Power Electronics Applications is desirable

12. Passion to develop novel Energy Storage Solutions or knowledge of Remote Terminal Units is desirable

13. Hands on experience in MATLAB/SIMULINK/PSIM/PSPICE and/or any other simulation tool would be an advantage

14. Knowledge in CAD drawings would be an advantage

  • Ability to analyze situations accurately, utilizing a variety of analytical techniques in order to make well informed decisions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Skill to gather, analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to determine and meet customer needs
  • Ensures that others involved in a project/effort are kept informed about developments and plans
  • Knowledge of communication styles and techniques
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Skill to prioritize workflow in a changing work environment
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

BTech/MTech in Electrical or Electronics or Computer Engineering


5 – 7 yrs

Special Requirements (If Any)

ESSENTIALExpertise in the power electronics and electronics hardware

DESIRABLEKnowledge in the area of Energy Storage Systems

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