Monday, September 01, 2008

Power Supply Design Engineer

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Power Supply Design Engineer
San Jose, Ca
Public Company
Job Description

Relocation Package Available

Job Summary:
Responsibilities - Responsible for product design and validation, including documentation, evaluation and deployment of products. Responsible for working closely with planning, procurement, manufacturing, engineering, design/drafting, assembly, test and production personnel in the development, design, validation and deployment of cost effective, reliable products. Also responsible for modification, validation and deployment of the design changes of existing products. Analyzes and specifies equipment to establish solutions to complex problems. Conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. Selects and specifies components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability criteria. Also reviews vendor capabilities and makes vendor recommendations. Responsible for oral and written presentations, project planning, design reviews and reports for customers, colleagues and m anagement.

Knowledge - Having broad experience and unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to the development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.

Job Complexity - Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to company plans and objectives.

Supervision - Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new special assignments. May supervise the activities of others.

Experience - Requires a minimum of 7 years of related experience.

Education - Requires a BS or MS of electrical engineering.

Qualifications -
Strong knowledge and experience of power conversion topologies
Strong knowledge and experience of power supply componen t characteristics and availability, resistors, capacitors, magnetics, semiconductors including FETS, ICs, rectifiers, transistors, and zeners.
Strong knowledge and experience of feedback loop analysis
Knowledge and experience of EMI and noise control
Knowledge and experience of CE mark requirements
Knowledge and experience of MIL Spec requirements
Strong knowledge and experience of trouble shooting techniques
Knowledge and experience of thermal management
Knowledge and experience of high voltage design issues is a plus
Knowledge and experience of layout and packaging
Knowledge and experience of mechanical and thermal design
Strong knowledge and experience of root cause identification
Strong knowledge and experience with military and commercial products.
Well-developed analytical skills
Well-developed documentation skills
Solid practical experience base
Creative, considers and devises mu ltiple solutions to technical problems
Enthusiastic team player
Self motivated to mentor and teach
Disciplined approach to product design, documentation and validation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to communicate, defend and sell his ideas & change position if wrong
Able and willing to work in a highly collaborative environment
Able and willing to do hands on work
Good multi-tasking skills
History of successful product development and delivery
Has a sustained record of creative achievement in development of products that have resulted in high reliability, manufacturable products.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While perfor ming the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

The starting salary is competitive for the area and skill sets required for this position. The company is Mid-Sized

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