United Technologies Corporation Staff Research Engineer, Power Electronics in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 53412BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Research

Job Type:

Description:

The Power Electronics Group within the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) has an exciting employment opportunity for a Staff Engineer, Power Electronics.

The candidate is expected to interact with the UTRC Program Offices and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) business units to enhance existing programs in the area of design of power electronics circuits and systems for a large range of UTC products.

The candidate must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment focused on innovation and be able to partner with leading worldwide institutions (university, government agencies, and national labs, professional organizations) to meet organizational objectives. The candidate will need to have exceptional communication skills, capable of interacting with UTRC management and external customers. Additionally, the candidate must be able to provide timely, accurate and detailed reports and presentations.

The Staff Engineer, Power Electronics will lead fundamental and application-specific research related to power electronics circuits and systems design with minimum supervision. The specific areas of research include, but are not limited to:

-Motor drives and control

-High power density converters

-Power systems interaction and optimization

-Wide band gap device evaluation and circuit design

-High voltage and high temperature electronics

-Magnetics (inductor and transformer) design, analysis, prototyping and evaluation

-Thermal design, evaluation, and correlation to system models

-Advanced packaging and manufacturing

  • Hardware-in-Loop and other advanced modeling/simulation techniques

The individual will also perform other support activities for the various UTC businesses as needed, and other tasks as assigned by the group leader.

Qualification: Expert knowledge with industrial or academic experience post M.S., Ph.D. level, in the areas of design, modeling, analysis, and simulation of power electronic systems. Particular areas of expertise include motor drives, high power density converters, complex electric power systems and Hardware-in-Loop and other advanced modeling/simulation techniques.

Experience with production processes for manufacturing and assembly of electronics is highly desirable.

The candidate must have a significant portfolio of peer reviewed and refereed publications in the field of power electronics. The job requires peer recognized achievement and leadership in the area power electronics design, including modeling and prototyping as well as controls. A specific list of publications with title, date and forum must be submitted.

Education: Minimum : M.S. in Electrical Engineering with at least 4-7 years of relevant research or industry experience post degree.

Preferred : Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with at least 2-4 years of relevant research or industry experience post degree.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Expert knowledge with industrial or academic experience post M.S., Ph.D. level, in the areas of design, modeling, analysis, and simulation of power electronic systems. Particular areas of expertise include motor drives, high power density converters, complex electric power systems and Hardware-in-Loop and other advanced modeling/simulation techniques.

Experience with production processes for manufacturing and assembly of electronics is highly desirable.

The candidate must have a significant portfolio of peer reviewed and refereed publications in the field of power electronics. The job requires peer recognized achievement and leadership in the area power electronics design, including modeling and prototyping as well as controls. A specific list of publications with title, date and forum must be submitted.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.