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Senior Electrical Engineer

This individual will assume responsibility for technical assignments for the design and development of semiconductor and disk media product power supplies and systems. This is a senior level position requiring experience with capital equipment electrical systems, switching power supplier.  Typically works under minimal supervision in a diverse team (mechanical, software, process, & manufacturing).

Primary Job Duties

  • Required Experience:
    • 7-12 years of experience designing commercial power electronics products
    • High-power semiconductor switches (SCR, IGBT, BJT, MOSFET, etc.)
    • Microcontroller and DSP design
    • Digital, analog, & PLD design
    • Cable Design
    • Design with safety standards for high power
    • Create ECO's
    • Use of test equipment (oscilloscopes, volt meters, impedance, frequency generators) to troubleshoot designs
    • Design cables and boards for vacuum components (gauges, MFC's, valves, turbo controllers)
    • Use software like Agile or Omnify configuration control
    • Layout industrial networks (Beckhoff & Siemens) like Ethercat & Profinet
    • Use of PLCs
    • Design safety interlocks

Minimum Requirements

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Physics or other related technical discipline, plus (7-12) years' experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant technical education and experience such as a Masters Degree plus five (5) years experience or a Ph.D. degree.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with electrical systems required on typical semiconductor tools including RF plasma, PVD, CVD, and etch processes
  • Design for EMI, EMC safety compliance
  • Knowledge of board design with Altium
  • Knowledge of high and low pass filter design and other noise mitigation
  • Knowledge of PDU design

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