Development & Test Engineer Power Electronics (f/m)
•Building test setups and executing tests on power converters (setup of DVMs, oscilloscopes, sources, loads & cabling)
•Planning and executing test plans together with senior PE engineers
•Analysis of results, concluding system performance and feedback to HW/SW developers
•Simulation of PE hardware, measurement circuits & control in LT Spice and Plecs in coordination with seniors
•Assembling of prototypes, insertion of temperature, current & voltage probes
•Configuring automation and acquisition system for long measurements (AVL Puma)
•Thermal considerations and converter cooling system characterization according to predefined plans & industry norms
•Verification of device functionalities in simulation & laboratory
•Signal postprocessing, documenting results, and presenting to team members
•Cooperation with production in AVL (mainly Graz, Austria) and external suppliers
•Execution of AVL development and project management guidelines
•Collaboration with local development partners (universities, suppliers)
•Participation in project planning (Agile Scrum)
•Deep dive into commutation cell (DC link caps, transistors & gate drivers)
•Bachelor / Master’s degree (Polytechnical-/University) in the field of electrical engineering or student close to finishing studies
•Basic understanding of power electronics modules and systems (topologies)
•Knowledge in the simulation of electronic circuits in Spice/Plecs/Matlab/Simulink
•PCBA development and CAD tools (Altium Nexus) are a bonus
•Basic knowledge of handling devices operating with high voltages and currents
•Base understanding of embedded real-time control systems (uC, measurement chain, PWMs)
• Basic understanding of PWM modulation and control theory
• Willingness to learn and ambition for professional development
• Excellent communication and teamwork skills
• Proficiency in English, German is a bonus
• Possibility to develop within an experienced team of PE, electronic, and FPGA developers
• Be part of the electrification business in the automotive sector
• Work with cutting-edge transistor technologies (SiC, GaN).
• Possibility to grow into the role of development engineer for power converters (PCB and power module based)
If you are enthusiastic about the implementation and enhancement of algorithms and would like to see them run in production, we would like to meet you!
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation, and testing in the automotive industry, and other sectors. As a global technology leader, AVL provides concepts, solutions, and methodologies in the fields of e-mobility, ADAS and autonomous driving, vehicle integration, digitalization, virtualization, Big Data, and much more.
AVL in Croatia was founded in 1996 with headquarters in Zagreb as a member of the AVL List GmbH.
As a strategic partner, we are mainly oriented to software production, electrification, creating, and implementing software solutions for simulation, testing, and optimization of all types of propulsion systems for passenger and commercial vehicles. We are a significant partner to a large number of car manufacturers worldwide who, due to stringent environmental standards and fuel consumption reduction, need to continuously improve their products.
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