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BAE Systems

Principal Power Electronics Engineer -Hybrid Opportunity - Sign on Bonus (83042BR)




Full Time


Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.

If you like to be working in a diverse and inclusive environment which inspires teamwork and personal excellence while developing technology and solutions that push the technical edge and provide our customers with advantage … come join us!

Our new state of the art development center in Austin Texas facility is ready to be the home for our next generation technical solutions and technology in safety critical controls (flight, propulsion and autonomous), high power electronics and energy management systems for the commercial and military aerospace and ground vehicle markets.

This new Austin facility provides an open and collaborative work environment and many health and wellness features.

Engineers at our Austin, Texas location will provide flight and mission-critical products worldwide to more than 170 commercial and military customers. Engineers will also support securing our sustainable future through products that provide efficient, power management and by developing eco-friendly, hybrid and electric systems. You will have the opportunity to help define and develop the next generation: Fly-By-Wire Flight Controls, Full Authority Digital Engine Controls, Ground Vehicle Power Management, Aircraft Electrification, Advanced Air Mobility, Autonomous Flight Systems, Flight Deck Systems, Cabin Management Systems, Weapon Controls, and Mission Systems for the world's most prominent commercial and military aircraft and vehicle manufacturers.

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This position is located in Austin, TX in our new state of the art facility expected to open in summer of 2022. Candidates for this position can expect to work in mid-size teams that are cooperative, dependable, and supportive, working both co-located in a hybrid environment and geographically distributed. Cultural and behavioral principles are a special part of our engineering organization, and we are looking for team players who will support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our flexible work environment and 9/80 work schedule provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life.

Come build your career with us at BAE Systems, in one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities in the US – Austin, Texas – where there is exciting work, a great place to live and the people are warm and friendly.

Hybrid opportunity

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience with switching power supply converter topologies such as the Buck, Boost, Flyback, Forward, Push-Pull, Half-Bridge, Cuk, Sepic, etc
  • Magnetics design experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electronic power devices such as MOSFETs, Schottky Diodes, IGBT's'
  • Good understanding of control loop analysis
  • Experience with design analysis tools such as PSPICE, SIMPLIS, MathCad,
  • Motivated self-starter who has the ability to work effectively in a team environment
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with synchronous rectification
  • multi-phase converters, resonant converters, current fed converters, advanced packaging techniques
  • Experience with radiation hardened, SEE immune design applications
  • Experience with MIL-STD-704 and RTCA/DO-160
  • Experience with EMI Filtering and Lightning Protection
  • Digital design/embedded control experience
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.