Functional Safety Engineer (m/f/d) Power Electronics

Requisition ID:  27596
Job Location(s): 

Ismaning, DE

Job Description

At Danfoss Silicon Power we are currently looking for a Functional Safety Engineer (m/f/d) Power Electronics at our site in Ismaning, Munich area, Germany. In this role you will be part of our Power Electronics R&D team and contribute to the failure mode and effect analysis of the power electronic devices.

Job Responsibilities

In this position you will focus on understanding the failure modes of power modules and the associated documentation supporting our customers to achieve functional safety (ISO 26262) compliant system designs. You engage and drive FMEA and FMEDA analysis as well as Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) on hardware component level. You will interact with chip and module experts to understand and analyze failure modes and come up with options for reliable designs. You will also support the laboratory team with measurement post-processing, evaluation and documentation of the results.
Overall, you will closely collaborate with application and design engineers across the automotive business unit. You will be responsible for the communication with external and internal stakeholders.

Background & Skills

For this position you hold a university degree, preferable Master level, in the field of Power Electronics and at least have 3 years of relevant work experience performing functional safety analysis on hardware component level. You have a good understanding of power semiconductors and experience in performing lab measurements. 
Additionally, we are looking for: 

  • Knowledge of ISO 26262 and related processes, preferably confirmed through certified trainings
  • Wide bandgap devices knowledge (SiC, GaN)
  • Experienced using power electronics simulation tools, e.g. Matlab/Simulink and PLECS
  • Understanding of gate driver functionality and operation
  • First experience in high voltage electrical measurements
  • Good communication skills and positive attitude, with understanding for project execution in a multinational environment 
  • Fluent English language skills, German skills are a plus

 

For further details on this role, please reach out to Catharina Cürten, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at +49 (0) 69 8902107.

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Semikron Danfoss – The ultimate partner in Power Electronics

Semikron Danfoss unites two companies that complement each other through shared values such as enthusiasm for technology that enable a sustainable future. We believe in a modern and dynamic leadership culture to unleash the full potential of our teams. Innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. The success of our employees is our success. That is why we offer a wide range of development opportunities and assign great importance to the health and well-being of our employees. The foundation of our joint work is our family-like corporate culture, which is characterized by trust, commitment and genuine teamwork.

Semikron Danfoss is a global technology leader in power electronics. Our product offerings include semiconductor devices, power modules, stacks and systems.

In a world that is going electric, Semikron Danfoss technologies are more relevant than ever. With our innovative solutions for automotive, industrial and renewable applications we help the world utilize energy more efficiently and sustainable and thus to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions – facing one of the biggest challenges today. 

We take care of our employees and create value for our customers by investing significantly in innovation, technology, capacity and service to deliver best-in-industry performance and for a sustainable future.

Semikron Danfoss is a family-owned business, merged by SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power in 2022. We employ more than 3,500 people in 28 locations across the world. Our global footprint with production sites in Germany, Brazil, China, France, India, Italy, Slovakia and the United States ensures an unmatched service for our customers and partners. We offer more than 90 years of combined expertise in power module packaging, innovation and customer applications – making us the ultimate partner in power electronics.

Semikron Danfoss is a global technology leader in power electronics. Our product offerings include semiconductor devices, power modules, stacks and systems. 

In a world that is going electric, Semikron Danfoss technologies are more relevant than ever. With our innovative solutions for automotive, industrial and renewable applications we help the world utilize energy more efficiently and sustainable and thus to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions – facing one of the biggest challenges today.  

We take care of our employees and create value for our customers by investing significantly in innovation, technology, capacity and service to deliver best-in-industry performance and to make our world a greener place.  

Semikron is a family-owned business, merged by SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power in 2022, with headquarters in (insert location). We employ more than 3,500 people in more than 28 locations across the world. Our global footprint with production sites in Germany, Brazil, China, France, India, Italy, Slovakia and the United States ensures an unmatched service for our customers and partners. We offer more than 90 years of combined expertise in power module packaging, innovation and customer application – making us the ultimate partner in Power Electronics.