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Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Req ID: J2388388-IL

  • Ubicación
    Remoto - Estados Unidos
    Tampa/San Petersburgo, FL, Florida, United States of America
  • Categoría Grupo de Servicios de Diseño
  • Publicado jueves, 20 de junio de 2024
  • Tipo Tiempo completo
  • Tipo de Empleo Empleado Permanente

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. We are proud to be a trusted partner for the world's top brands, offering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions. With over 50 years of experience across industries and a vast network of over 100 sites worldwide, Jabil combines global reach with local expertise to deliver both scalable and customized solutions. Our commitment extends beyond business success as we strive to build sustainable processes that minimize environmental impact and foster vibrant and diverse communities around the globe.

Descripción del Trabajo

The Principal Power Electronics Engineer will lead design teams focused on unique design projects and challenges in the power electronics domain. Typical projects will include power converters, chargers, inverters, energy storage systems, battery management systems, etc. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of developing such systems and launching them into production.You will be expected to demonstrate a level of expertise in power electronics design that matches or exceeds the expertise of customers. Consult on system architectures, assess technical requirements and competencies needed during quoting and oversee design progressions during product developments.  You will mentor and lead others in the organization to build team members design capability.

This role will be part of a design team located in St. Petersburg, FL – Gandy location. This individual will be based on-site preferably; however, a remote base will be considered for exceptional candidates, which will include some travel to the St. Pete - Gandy location (up to 25% or so, depending on project needs).

• Lead designs of power conversion products from requirements development to manufacturing transfer.
• Develop product requirements from customer input.
• Apply applicable industry standards and regulatory requirements, such as UL1741 or IEC62109.
• Select power topologies and key components with an emphasis on cost reduction.
• Interface with magnetic suppliers to design custom magnetic components.
• Capture schematics and supervise layout engineers.
• Perform design analysis, including DFMEA, worst case circuit analysis, simulations, and efficiency calculations.
• Develop test plans against customer requirements.
• Debug prototype units using standard lab equipment, or guide technicians to do so.
• Execute verification test plan using standard lab equipment, or guide technicians to do so.
• Write manufacturing test specifications.
• Represent Jabil Design Engineering in technical customer discussions.
• Maintain industry leading knowledge of the latest power conversion trends.
• Perform design reviews.
• Provide guidance to junior engineers.
• Recommend projects to develop Jabil capabilities, potentially resulting in patents, technical publications, or white papers.

• A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field is required. A Master's degree or PhD is preferred.
• At least 12+ years of relative experience in electrical hardware design is required.
• Experience managing entire design cycles from concept-to-production. 
• Or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.

• High power (>1kW) power converter design, such as DC/DC, AC/DC, and DC/AC inverters.
• Circuit analysis of power converter topologies.
• Debug and testing using standard lab equipment.
• Testing to regulatory compliance standards such as IEC61000-4-x, UL1741, or similar.
• Successful transfer to manufacturing and commercial product launches.
• Schematic capture process using at least one ECAD tool, such as Altium, Cadence Allegro, or Mentor Xpedition.

• ESS standards: UL1741, UL9540, UL1973, IEC62109, or similar
• Functional safety designs: IEC61508 or similar
• SPICE, Matlab/Octave, Simulink, MathCAD or similar
• Simulation tools such as the Ansys suite

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The pay range for this role is $116,421 - $209,557. Job-related, non-discriminatory factors used to determine the actual offered rate include qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data, and consideration of internal equity. The anticipated close date of this job requisition is: August 31, 2024.

As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a short-term incentive based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth, and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; paid time off accruing at a rate of 3.07 hours during your first year of employment; 4 weeks of paid parental leave; in 2024, 12 company-paid holidays (10 fixed holidays and 2 optional floating holidays), subject to change yearly; 401(k) retirement plan; and employee stock purchase plan.

Accommodation Statement

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or calling 727-803-7988 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.
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