Design Engineer Power Electronics

Category: Electrical and Electronics Category: Engineering Type: Permanent Added: 28th April 2023 Location: Germany
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If you're an experienced Design Engineer familiar with power electronics and looking for new challenges in designing electronics for satellites, we want to hear from you! Nebula Space is looking for a skilled Design Engineer in Power Electronics to join our client's inclusive and welcoming team. This full-time design engineering role is based in Germany and offers an attractive salary and benefits.

As a talented Design Engineer - Power Electronics, you will be responsible for designing, testing, and documenting power electronics in the company's electronic units. You will also design linear and switched-mode power amplifiers to operate motors and design power distribution, overcurrent and overvoltage protection circuits.

In your first few weeks in this Design Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Design isolated multiple output DC/DC converters
  • Verify the performance of your circuits by simulation for worst-case, derating and signal integrity analysis
  • Design power distribution, overcurrent and overvoltage protection circuits
  • Document your circuit and participation in reviews
  • Specify PCB layouts and guidance of the PCB layout designer

To apply for this power electronics role, you will need a Master's degree in electronics engineering or a similar discipline and several years of professional experience in the design, simulation and test of isolated DC/DC converters. You will also require the following:

  • Experience in motor controllers and an understanding of electrical motors
  • Familiarity with ECAD design and simulation tools (Mentor PADS, Spice, HyperLynx, SIMetrix/SIMPLIS and others)
  • Knowledge of relevant standards in the space industry (ECSS)
  • At least one programming language suitable to control automated test set-ups (Phyton or C/C++)

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

Please reach out to the Nebula Space team today to apply and register your interest in this full-time Design Engineer Power Electronics position in Germany. We'd be thrilled to hear from you.

Nebula Space is a specialist recruitment consultancy working in the world's most innovative, fast-moving and exciting sector. We are space industry experts bringing together top global space talent with some of the world's most prestigious companies. Offering contractor and permanent positions, we're meticulous about finding the right fit for every candidate and role. No matter where you live in the world, if you've got the skills, we've got the contacts to help you achieve the job of your dreams. The space industry is growing – now is the time to become a part of it!