Principal Power Electronic Design Engineers

3+ months agoPhoenix, AZ


Kforce's client, a growing Defense and Aerospace company in the state of Arizona is seeking numerous Principal and Senior Principal Electronic Power Design Engineers nationwide willing to relocate to Arizona. Once again, these positions are in Arizona. You must be willing to relocate. We are working with the Hiring Managers. A full relocation package is provided.This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.Key Responsibilities:

  • Design power conversion circuitry potentially utilizing any standard power conversion topologies (non-isolated and isolated)
  • Architect system-level power schemes
  • Utilize power conversion simulation programs like SIMPLIS to model converter design performance
  • Utilize analysis tools like MathCAD to assess electrical design robustness of power circuitry
  • Guide Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) personnel through PWB layout of power circuitry and technical drawing creation
  • Perform high level thermal analyses of critical power components
  • Design power converters to meet a set of requirements, sometimes defining those requirements
  • Perform design work within the bounds of a given schedule, and sometimes define the schedule
  • Present reviews of technical data to program leadership and technical staff
  • Act as a liaison between program and functional management


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 7-15+ years of professional electronic engineering design experience
  • Must have professional design, analysis, and test experience with analog electronic design and analysis, including FET, BJT, and Op-amp circuits
  • Must have professional design, analysis, and test experience with linear converters, and any two of the following non-isolated converter topologies: buck, boost, buck-boost; Must also have design, analysis, and test experience with any two of the following isolated converter topologies: flyback, half-bridge, full-bridge, push-pull
  • Must have professional experience with performing circuit card assembly-level power architecture trades, and with system-level power architecture trades
  • Must have professional experience using PSPICE (or similar), and other circuit simulation tools
  • Must have professional experience with analysis tools such as Mathcad
  • Must have professional experience with guiding ECAD folks through layout (power focus)
  • Must have professional experience with thermal concerns of electronics
  • Must have professional experience with taking, analyzing, and correcting Bode plots
Desired skills preferred, but not required:
  • Professional experience with digital power control
  • MSEE is a plus
  • Professional experience with Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, and Hyperlynx
  • Professional experience with military specifications
  • Professional experience with transformer and inductor design considerations
  • Professional design experience with Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) concerns
  • Professional design experience with voltages > 400V
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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