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Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Date:  Mar 17, 2023


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       Principal Power Electronics Engineer


  • Architect & lead design, development, implementation, verification, validation & reliability growth of power electronics based systems & components as applied on downhole & surface equipment/tools as part of drilling, wireline, perforating technologies
  • Develop common AC/DC and DC/DC converter topologies (buck, boost, buck-boost, fly-back, forward, half-bridge, full-bridge, etc.) & DC/AC 3-phase inverters to drive BLDC motors
  • Design complete power electronics converter systems (active/passive component selection, input/output filter design, compensation circuit design, gate driver circuits, etc.) for  up to 3300Volt applications
  • Develop specification & design of  magnetic components (power inductor, transformer) and BLDC Motors.
  • Understanding of various motor control methods (Field Oriented/Trapezoidal) and its impact to the hardware design.
  • Develop solutions with wide-bandgap power semiconductor devices (SiC MOSFETs) with full understanding of high-temperature characteristics
  • Calculate device losses and develop specifications for  thermal management (heat sinks) for high-density power converters
  • Develop schematic and support PCB design
  • Develop layout of PCB’s  for high-frequency switching circuits minimizing EMI issues
  • Lead  troubleshooting of power converter/inverter  boards
  • Utilize commonly used circuit simulators (LTSPICE, PSPICE, etc.)
  • Utilize  math tools (Matlab, MathCAD, etc.)
  • Work with electrical systems, firmware and mechanical engineers to develop solutions as required for the product.
  • Present in design reviews of internal developments and review third party designs
  • Develop component qualification plans and lead execution of plans.
  • Perform functional and qualification testing of the designed boards and sub-assemblies. Support functional testing for motor controllers on Hardware-in-the-loop simulator, dynamometers and on assembled tool.
  • Document designs, specifications, test plans, revisions and produce test reports
  • Present technical status, risk plans and reports to management
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to other personnel in the team in developing new approaches to solve problems.
  • Prepared to work on several projects at a given time or highly complicated projects that require a creative team work. Work with cross-functional teams during product life-cycle
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, leadership, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Subject matter expert for Halliburton


A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or similar discipline and a minimum of six years related experience are required for the position. A master’s degree or PhD in electrical engineering with emphasis on power electronics and license/charter as a Professional Engineer are preferred.


Some travel may be required.


Higher positions may be considered for more qualified candidates.




Sai Radhe Building 100 + 101 Kennedy Road, Pune, India




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