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Power Electronics Engineer

Entry Level (<8 Yrs. Experience)

Baltimore, MD

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RCT Systems, Power Systems Division, is seeking Electrical Engineers specializing in Power Electronics Hardware and/or Control Design. More specifically, Power Electronics Engineers will be involved in:

+ Design and testing of SiC based power electronic converter topologies including active rectifiers, isolated DC-DC converters, solid-state-transformers, and high-speed motor drives

+ Design and test DSP based digital control algorithms, FPGA modulators, and PLC based high-level system controllers

+ Detailed PCB designs including SiC gate drivers, system control PCBs, and support hardware

+ Design and test low (1.2 – 1.7 kV) and medium voltage (3.3 – 10 kV) SiC semiconductor modules

+ Design embedded control algorithms, harmonic compensators, software PLLs, and other embedded algorithms

+ Develop Controller-Hardware-in-the-Loop test setups, control cards, and control algorithms

+ Experience with medium voltage power distribution, solid-state-transformers, and printed circuit board design experience highly desirable

+ United States Citizenship required due to US Government ITAR program restrictions

+ BS in electrical engineering, computer science, or related major required, with minimum 3.3 GPA, MS and PhDs a plus

+ Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance

+ Designing and/or controlling motor drives, ac-dc, and dc-ac converters

+ High speed communications development with high performance FPGAs

+ Programming various microcontrollers and DSPs

+ Hands-on experience with OPAL-RT, Typhoon, or other HIL platforms

+ High Power SiC and Silicon power device design into converters/inverters

+ EMI/EMC MIL 461 Compliance and other MIL spec design requirements

+ Multiple parallel/series connected bi-directional galvanically isolated AC/DC, DC/DC converters

+ 13.8 kV and 4160V grid interface power converters

+ MV Isolated DC-DC converters

+ Power levels 50kW to 500kW converters/inverters that are linked together for higher power levels up in MWs

+ Navy (surface & sub), Army vehicles and infrastructure, Aircraft

RCT Systems PSD offers a Hybrid work schedule where time can be split between working from home, and in-person working in the Baltimore, MD office. Flexible schedules available.

RCT Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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