Career Opportunities

Electrical Engineer, Power Electronics Design

Triumph Group

Triumph Group

Other Engineering, Design
West Hartford, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Electrical Engineer, Power Electronics Design

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Overview

 

About Us

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems, and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business, and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer. Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

 

Based in West Hartford CT, Triumph Systems, Electronics and Controls is a leading independent aerospace system supplier for the commercial and military helicopter and business jet markets and employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, main fuel pumps and environmental control systems for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.

 

If you’re ready to be challenged, inspired, and supported as you pursue your professional best, we hope you’ll explore a future with TRIUMPH.

About the Job

Triumph Engine Control Systems’ Electronics Engineering department has an exciting opportunity for a Power Electronics Design Engineer position to join our team in West Hartford, CT. Our Power Electronics Design Engineers develop unique solutions that perform actuator controls, motor controls, environmental controls, electro-mechanical sensor interfacing, fuel/fluid regulation, digital communication, and input power conditioning. Additionally, these individuals possess a broad knowledge across many areas of Avionic Systems ranging from EMI, EMC and Lightning compliance, Environmental, Test and Systems Architecture, to name a few.

 

Responisibilities

•Collaborate with other cross-functional team leads and engineers to plan and execute projects, ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by establishing realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring that projects remain on target to meet deadlines.
•Perform requirements development, allocation, and compliance assessment
•Generate block diagrams for various design concepts, system and circuit topologies
•Perform preliminary and detailed analyses or simulations
•Ensure overall compliance to TECS internal processes (e.g. NPI, Standard Work, Design Reviews)
•Meet or exceed DFx, Design-To-Cost and Design-To-Weight targets
•Support internal and external customer meetings
•Perform Design Assurance and/or Qualification Testing
•Support the transition of a program from development to production

 

Qualifications

Background

•MSEE, with coursework in power electronics, motors and motor drive technology
•Greater than 4 - years of relevant Aerospace-Avionics design experience preferred. 
•Greater than 2 - years of direct experience in Power Electronics and Control System Design 
•Excellent written and verbal skills.
•Excellent Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving Skills.

Experience

•High power AC (3-PH, variable frequency input, 120/208/440VAC) design and development
•High power DC input motor drive (1 - 100 kW) design and development
•High power Boost Converter design and development
•High voltage DC Inverter design and development
•Power System Design - Power System Noise, System Simulation and Modeling, Solid State Transmitters, Tube Transmitters, High Voltage Design, Power Sources, Generators 
•Power Conversion - AC/DC, DC/DC and DC/AC, Linear and Switching Supplies, Power Factor Correction (PFC), Zero Voltage Switching (ZVS), Resonant Circuits, Synchronization, Noise Controls 
•Power Distribution - Ground, Air, and Space, Power Generation, Line Voltage, High Current, Low Voltage, Micro-Power, DC, AC, Multi-Phase Power Control, Fault Reporting, Isolation, Protection Circuits, Redundant Systems 
•Power Sub-System Design - Filters, Harmonic Control, EMI, Circuit Simulation, Magnetics, Protective Relay Systems, Short Circuit and Stress Analyses 
•Control Systems - Servo Control Systems, Motor/Power/Process Control, Digital Feedback Systems, Command Generation, Inertial Stabilization
•Texas Instruments TMS320F28335 (motor controller) DSP hardware and C software design and development for variable speed drives incorporating vectored sensor and sensor less motor drive algorithms
•Rectifier and Inverter designs using discrete and COTS IGBT technology
•Full life cycle engineering support of Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) in accordance with RTCA DO-254.
In addition, the candidate should have experience with power electronics modeling and simulation tools (PLEX, SABER, System Vision), be capable of safely working with high power electronics, power sources and test instrumentation, experience with various motor technologies (BLDC and PMAC), and experience and knowledge of high power rotating machinery (compressors, fans and pumps). Knowledge and experience with environmental control systems is a plus.

 

Desired Skills

Technical

  • Simulation Tools (LTSpice, SABER, PLEX, System Vision, MathWorks/Simulink)
  • Analysis Tools (Mathcad, MS Excel, Minitab, Matlab)
  • CAD Tools (Mentor Graphics suite: PADS, Hyperlynx, DxDesigner)
  • Documentation Tools (MS Word/PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe, Nuance)
  • Requirements & Configuration Management (Teamcenter, DOORs)
  • H/W Programming Languages (Labview, Visual Basic, eTPU micro-code)
  • FPGA/PLD devices (from Actel, Xilinx, Altera)

Non-Technical

  • Schedule Tracking (MS Project)
  • Internet (SharePoint, Intranet)
  • Knowledge of Test and Manufacturing processes in an aerospace electronics environment.
  • Knowledge of DO-160 and MIL-STD 461 requirements for aerospace electronics.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage with plan options that provide flexibility and choice (including telehealth options)
  • Healthcare spending accounts
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid/flexible time off in addition to paid company holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Incentives and performance-based rewards
  • Exciting growth and development opportunities empowered by our TRIUMPH Transformation and an entrepreneurial environment that encourages innovation and creativity

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. All positions at Triumph require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens  and comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here