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Senior R&D Engineer – Power Electronics of LV Platform



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Your responsibilities

  • Conduct feasibility studies on converter topologies and guide the selection process for the optimal topology, while gaining knowledge on Power Grids applications and requirements

  • Lead the design process for novel LV Power Electronic converters, starting from idea, simulations, circuit design, prototyping and verification of Proof of Concepts; up to functional product prototypes

  • Design main circuits, gate drivers and magnetics for high frequency converters

  • Solve technical challenges related with EMC/EMI, thermal management, safe & robust design, and find optimal tradeoffs between compactness, performance, and cost

  • Drive a fast, iterative design process in a cross-functional, dedicated team. Use fast prototyping and lab mockups to close learning loops and achieve results quickly

  • Working in modern laboratories; bringing up prototypes; evaluating designs limits

  • We offer an exciting job in an international environment where you will get great possibilities to develop further within Hitachi ABB Power Grids

  • Living Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Our requirements

  • MSc/PhD degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Solid experience with power electronic converters/power supplies development process

  • Experience with simulation tools (Spice, SIMetrix, Simulink, PLECS…)

  • Experience with high-frequency MOSFET or SiC converters; topologies; gate driver designs

  • Experience with magnetics for high switching frequency converters

  • Experience with EMI filters and compliance of EMC regulations

  • Experience with specification, selection and qualification of power semiconductors

  • Experience with working with laboratory equipment and converter prototyping and testing

  • Strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines

  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies

  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills

  • As you will be part of a global business, fluency in written and spoken English is required

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • parking space for employees

  • extra social benefits

  • sharing the costs of tickets to the movies, theater

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program


Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com

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A new Power Electronics team is being established in Krakow. You will be working in a small, cross-functional team of highly skilled engineers consisting of Power Electronics, HW Electronics and Mechanical Engineers. You will develop a new LV modular converter platform based on wide bandgap semiconductors (e.g. SiC) for a range of grid and DC applications. You are expected to push the technology boundaries in terms of efficiency, size and operational performance. If you are ready for the challenge, then join us.

Reporting to Lukas Ramming Technology Manager Valve Development and supported by Mariusz Wojcik R&D Group Leader, you will cooperate with global R&D teams, in case of technical questions you will get direct support from Simon Round Corporate Executive Engineer – Power Electronics & Digital. A creative environment allows you to utilize your knowledge and skills in technology and product development to identify and implement innovative solutions for a new Product Platform.