Support the development of electric equipment and power converters

Our customer is market leader in Electrical Safety Solutions for railway. In support of the global growth of the Traction Power Substations division, we are seeking 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 electric equipment and power converters (rectifiers, inverters, transformers, filters, etc.) related to railway traction application according to relevant standards (EN, IEC, ANSI, IEEE)
  • Calculation of short-circuit currents, definition of earthing systems and stray currents assessment
  • Research and validation of components and subsets, semiconductors, magnetics, fuses, …
  • Network power simulation for railway (metro, tramway, train) and coordination of protections
  • Willingness to learn and meet standards, active participation to committees
  • Design tests and type tests supervision
  • Preparation of folders RAMS, AMDEC and LCC according to standards (EN50126, EN50127)
Your profile:
  • Master’s degree or above in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronic 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
  • Knowledge of simulation tools like PSCAD, MATLAB/SIMULINK, PLECS, SABER ETC…
  • A positive attitude, initiative, proactiveness and an enthusiasm and passion for power electronics and traction engineering
  • Good communication skills to team, peers and management
  • Fluent in English and 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%)
  • Sector
    Electrical engineering / Electronics / Optics
  • Occupational group
    Project Management / Engineering
  • Region
  • Reference number
  • Your consultant
    Maurice Brot
    Maurice Brot -
    18, avenue d'Ouchy
    CH-1006 Lausanne
    +41 21 613 70 00
Maurice Brot
Maurice Brot