Power Electronics Hardware Engineer (m/w/d) - SiC Stack Team

Requisition ID:  27342
Job Location(s): 

Ismaning, DE

Job Description

The SiC (silicon carbide) Stack Team is a group of engaged R&D engineers seated in the Danfoss Silicon Power Ismaning branch north of Munich. The teams’ mission is to provide technology development and engineering services for the creation of novel SiC modules and stacks. (Where in Danfoss terminology, a “stack” is a modular assembly of power electronics that is integrated by our customers into their applications.) These stacks are primarily used in various industrial applications like wind and solar converters, electrolyzers, battery chargers for stationary applications and heavy-duty vehicles, and many more. 

To strengthen the team, Danfoss is looking for a Power Electronics Hardware Engineer (m/w/d) - SiC Stack Team 

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you are responsible for the power converter system concept design and the circuit design and simulation including the calculation of power losses. Additionally, you are in charge of main component selection (power semiconductor modules, capacitors, …), busbar layout, parasitic inductance extractions and optimization. Furthermore, prototype testing and data analysis are part of the role as well as test-bench concept development and test planning.

Background & Skills

For this position you hold a masters degree in Electrical Engineering or in a related field with minimum 5 years of relevant experience. 
Additionally, we are looking for:

  • Good understanding of power semiconductor devices. Preferably experience using SiC MOSFETs
  • Experience in power converter hardware design and test
  • Experienced using power electronics simulation tools, e.g. Matlab/Simulink and PLECS. Experience in parasitic inductance extraction from 3D models is a plus
  • Experience with converter application related standards, specifically regarding isolation requirements is a plus.
  • Very 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.

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.