• Senior Level Power / Analog Electronics Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 1 year ago(10/16/2017 1:16 PM)
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    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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    The applicant will lead projects involving the design and development of power and analog circuitry. In addition, the ideal candidate will conceive, design, analyze, simulate, test and debug complex board-level analog electronics for a variety of applications including miniature power conversion and management circuitry, radiation hardened designs, novel battery management circuitry, small motor controllers, switched-mode power conversion and precision feedback systems.


    The ideal candidate must have vast experience in at least one or more of the following areas:

    -Power electronics design

    -Ultra-miniature power supplies

    -Radiation hardened electronics design

    -Battery management systems

    -Motor controller design

    -Board-level analog signal integrity analysis

    -System-level power distribution design

    -System/board level grounding/shielding and EMI mitigation design

    -Circuit design using discrete semiconductors and magnetic components

    -Analysis and synthesis of closed-loop control systems

    -Familiarity with Matlab, simulink, spice and its variants

    -Practical experience with board layout process.


    Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering and 7+ years direct and demonstrated experience in the design and development of analog and power conversion/distribution circuitry and systems, preferably in the military electronics/avionics industry. Exceptional candidates with a BSEE and 10+ years related experience will also be considered.


    Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.


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