Senior Engineer Power Electronics (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  26359
Job Location(s): 

Ismaning, DE

Job Description

At Danfoss Silicon Power we are currently looking for a Senior Engineer Power Electronics (m/f/d) at our site in Ismaning, Munich area, Germany. In this role, you will be part of our Power Electronics R&D team and work in our state-of-the-art laboratory

Job Responsibilities

In this position, you will focus on the development and characterization of power modules and the design, analysis and simulation of power converters from several kW up to some MW. With your expertise in the field, you will act as mentor and role-model for the team and more junior colleagues. You will oversee and guide the overall development process comprising design, simulation and analysis, planning and execution of measurements, data post-processing, evaluation and documentation of the results. Additionally, initial evaluation of technical feasibility is part of your role as well as the communication to customers and other stakeholders. 
Overall, you will closely collaborate with application and design engineers across the business units automotive and renewables/industry and within R&D. 
You are responsible for: 

  • Technical leadership for the development of silicon carbide power modules in close cooperation with the project managers as well as the application team (supporting on customer interaction)
  • Derive requirements and other input for the development, building and testing of electronic hardware such as gate drivers

Background & Skills

For this position you hold a university degree, Master / PhD level, in Power Electronics, Electrical Engineering or a comparable field and at least 8 years of relevant work experience within a university or industry environment. You have a good understanding of power semiconductor devices and their applications, and you have experience in planning and performing lab measurements.
Additionally, we are looking for: 

  • Wide bandgap device knowledge (SiC, GaN)
  • Experienced using power electronics simulation tools, e.g. Matlab/Simulink and PLECS
  • Understanding of gate driver functionality and operation
  • Experience in high voltage electrical measurements
  • Experience with test bench automation, using e.g. Simulink or NI LabView is a plus
  • Programming skills in Python are 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.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.