Support the development of energy recovery converters with the Substations business unit

For a company working for innovate electrical and electronic equipment, we are hiring a

Power Electronics Engineer (100%)

Role summary and purpose
The purpose of the unit is to provide our customers with traction fixed installation solutions that comply with the highest safety and quality standards. This includes train braking energy recovery systems that increase the overall efficiency of the system
Your mission:
  • Analysis of customers specifications
  • Definition and dimensioning of grid connected AC/DC converters for traction fixed installations
  • Thermal losses calculation and dimensioning of components
  • Modelling of Voltage Source and Line commutated Converters
  • Protection system dimensioning
  • DC & AC harmonics calculation and filter design
  • Verification of compliance with specifications and standards
  • Prototype validation and testing
Your profile :
  • Master’s degree or above in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Power Electronics
  • Understanding of functional characteristics of power electronics
  • Strong knowledge of control and protection for converters
  • Extensive knowledge in Voltage Source Converters (VSC) for traction, solar, wind or HVDC applications
  • Knowledge of Line Commutation Converters (LCC) is a plus
  • Knowledge of simulation tools like PSCAD, MATLAB/SIMULINK, PLECS, SABER ETC...
  • Appreciation of Embedded systems, Controls and Software so as to be able to work with these disciplines for the appropriate allocation of task/changes
  • A positive attitude, initiative, proactiveness and an enthusiasm and passion for power electronics and traction engineering
  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding customer milestones
  • Good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Good communication skills to team, peers and management
  • Fluent in English and medium un French.
Please call us for a non-binding preliminary discussion or send us your application by e-mail. We thank you for your interest and look forward to hearing from you.
  • Job Title
    Power Electronics Engineer (100%)
  • Branche
    Elektrotechnik / Elektronik / Optik
  • Berufsgruppe
    Forschung / Entwicklung / Engineering
  • Region
  • Kennziffer
  • Ihr Berater
    Maurice Brot
    Maurice Brot -
    18, avenue d'Ouchy
    CH-1006 Lausanne
    +41 21 613 70 00
Maurice Brot
Maurice Brot