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Power Electronics Engineer

Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Employer Description

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated specializes in providing a broad range of high technology solutions and products to the marketplace. Teledyne Scientific Company, the central Research Lab of Teledyne Technologies, is a cutting edge R&D organization with more than 50 years of legacy of new technology development and transition. The company has world class laboratories and facilities, and a highly dynamic, multi-disciplinary work environment.

Job Description

Teledyne Scientific Company has an immediate opening at its Thousand Oaks, CA facility for an entry-level Member of Technical Staff–Research Scientist position in the Integrated Solutions and Systems Division. The Division is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge technologies in energy storage and power systems.

Essential duties:

  • Design, develop, and test power electronics circuits and power conversion systems, including PCB layout and simulation
  • Support power supply integration and demonstration of high power battery and hybrid energy storage systems and high energy laser systems
  • Design, develop, demonstrate, and validate prototype test units for new concepts
  • Work with team to understand system requirements based on customer needs, identify solution space, and identify technology development, maturation, and transition path
  • Collaborate with management and technical team to generate new ideas and development plans, including pursuit of R&D opportunities as required
  • Build intellectual property portfolio and publish new findings, as appropriate 
Job Requirements

Desired skills, experience, and qualities:

  • Strong background in analog circuit design, power and control electronics, with hands-on experience in lab environment, instrumentation, test equipment, and design tools
  • Proficiency with circuit simulators, such as PSPICE
  • Familiarity with cutting edge semiconductor device technologies, such as wide bandgap SiC and GaN electronics, and willingness to learn about advanced power semiconductors and their implementation
  • Basic understanding of power supply topologies, drive circuits, PWM control, feedback, DSP and FPGA-based controls for various high power and pulsed power applications
  • Ability to simultaneously cover a wide range of electrical engineering problems and challenges, and develop technology portfolios on the core activities
  • Passion for new technology development and creative thinking
  • Excellent technical judgment, data analysis, planning and interpretation skills
  • Willingness to take complete responsibility of assigned duties and ability to work in a team environment, without much day-to-day supervision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with highly dynamic cross-functional project teams 


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with < 2 years of experience (or Ph.D. candidates close to thesis submission) or a M.S. with > 5 years of relevant industry experience


Citizenship Requirements

Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.

21 April 2021
21 May 2021
Research and Development