Power Electronics Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  26856
Job Location(s): 

Tallahassee, FL, US

Job Description

As the pioneer and world leader of the oil-free centrifugal compressor product category with its award winning Variable Speed, Magnetic Bearing Compressors, Danfoss Turbocor is dedicated to the design, manufacture, marketing and support of the world’s most efficient commercial refrigerant compressors. The result is the world’s first oil-free compressor specifically designed for the HVAC industry. The Electronics Engineering team is developing new power electronics for our next generation of products. The candidate will play an integral role in supporting the design, integration, and validation of these new power electronics.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Participating in schematic and PCB layout design reviews looking for deficiencies or improvements.
    • Performing validation tests of new power electronic products to ensure they meet our requirements
    • Hardware prototyping / modifying to verify or improve function performance
    • Reviewing bill-of-materials to find improvements to the design or sourcing
    • Investigating hardware failures to find root causes and determine corrective actions

Background & Skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • Sound knowledge of traditional and modern power electronic technologies including but not limited to:
    • Inverter technology for motor variable speed drive (IGBT, MOSFET, rectifiers and gate driver PWM technologies)
    • Power electronics system architecture design and hardware integration
    • New trends in IGBT and MOSFET driver technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with motor drive and power converters (AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC) control technologies
  • Experience in control, circuit and system simulation tools (PSpice, LTSPICE, MATLAB, PSIM)
  • Able to contribute as a member of an organized project team of engineers
  • Analytical and technical skills with a strong desire to learn
  • Experience with lab equipment (Multimeters, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, Soldering Irons)

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.
 

 


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