At a glance

In this position, you will work in the definition, testing and support of MOSFET gate drivers (discrete and integrated) in low and medium voltage drives applications. You will work with engineers from multiple disciplines in the specification, concept and development of products optimized for battery powered drives applications. The candidate will analyze from a system perspective, new power MOSFET technologies and the interaction with the rest of components in the application with the goal to make motor drives more efficient, smarter and safer.

Quick info

Location El Segundo | CA
Entry level Professionals / experienced
Job ID 38270
Start immediately
Type Full time
Contract Permanent

Job description

In your new role you will:

  • Define MOSFET gate drivers including electrical, thermal, mechanical and packaging
  • Generate reference designs and evaluation boards for internal use and customer evaluation
  • Analyze MOSFET and MOSFET gate drivers in detail
  • Work with ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers and program firmware, e.g. motor control
  • Work with and analyze batteries and their usage in drives applications and explore the influence on power components design
  • Lead technical discussions inside and outside Infineon and guide technical decisions
  • Simulate drives systems and generate computer circuit models to predict circuit behavior using SIMetrix and MATLAB
  • Conduct performance studies both electrical and thermal
  • Perform competitive benchmarking at device and system levels

Profile

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience in power electronics or drives industry
  • Deep understanding of gate drivers
  • An in-depth knowledge of power electronics, inverters and motor control
  • Capability to analyze MOSFET behavior in detail
  • Good knowledge of analog and digital circuit design and control concepts as well as simulations
  • Strong understanding of microcontrollers (ARM Cortex-M) and ability to program firmware (C/C++)
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