Power Electronics Architect
Company: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Posted on: September 16, 2021
The Power Electronics Architect is responsible for conceptual
development of converters and power architecture for a complete
line of Industrial Drives products. With extensive knowledge of
power converters, switching devices (IGBT, SiC), SMPS, Gate drives,
Magnetics,.. the successful candidate will ensure a high level of
modularity, cost effectiveness, sustainability and reuse achieved
across various product platforms.
Keeps abreast of current technology trends, owns the Power
Electronics technical roadmap, and leads the Power Electronics
stream for Common Architecture Vision strategy.
Supports NPI programs, reviewing PRD and FRS documents in the
initial stages of product development, responsible for generating
high level requirements and design specifications.
Has basic project management skills, including schedules and
estimation. Will work with other system or functional architects to
enable delivery of simplified and differentiated products and
solutions to solve real world problems for our customers. S/He will
collaborate cross functionally within the Architecture and
Development organizations and partner closely with the Product
Management team to develop the common architecture vision and
implementation strategy that will bring Connected Enterprise to
Delivers and supports the deployment of re-usable engineering
content to the product ARTs and leads the associate knowledge
Responsible for participating in competitive analysis exercises to
determine new product requirements.
Supports both pre and post sales activities in identifying
opportunities and recommend concept solution to increase revenue.
Interface with customers in developing concept and articulating
benefits and RA value
Develops architectural document that thoroughly explain conceptual
thoughts, conditions, restrictions, analysis, synthesis, and
simulations that serve as blueprint for design.
Information Processing Capability
Possesses a strong system or customer view, is an abstract thinker,
can step away from the details and look at the big picture.
Able to create clarity from ambiguity.
Can lead a cross functional team of Architects (System and
Functional) assembled to work as a high-performance team to deliver
world class hardware architectures for various products.
Leads and coordinates cross BU technical alignment from a HW, CPU
technology point of view.
Effective leader with ability to lead and inspire other Power
Electronics designers to develop high quality designs.
Highly resilient; pursues tasks with drive and a sense of urgency.
Consistently moves problems toward resolution; helps others do the
Committed to developing strong relationships and collaborative
partnerships. Supports the goals and initiatives of other
businesses and functional support organizations.
Accepts Role Requirements:
Presents Power Electronics architecture plans to senior executives
Passionate about leading and developing teams; track record of
mentoring and developing talent.
Manages varying priorities and pre-consideration design requests,
Provide leadership for key marketing and product initiatives.
Knowledge of U.L., C.S.A., and CE Standards.
Familiar at analyzing EMC susceptibility and emissions from power
Knowledge in electrical power devices such as: IGBTs, SiC,
Magnetics, Switch mode Power Supplies, Bus Structures and Power
M.A.Sc. Degree or relevant advanced degree preferred.
Understands how customers use our products and how they fit into
target applications and system environments.
Understands the competitive landscape for RA technology and
Demonstrated ability to drive innovation and differentiation.
Demonstration of technical leadership experiences in electrical
engineering and power electronics.
Knowledge of control principal of grid tie converter and/or active
front end rectifier design.
Knowledge of electrical and electro-mechanical circuits and systems
in all three of the disciplines of analog, digital, and power using
simulation tools and procedures.
B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Electronics or
Minimum of 8 years working as a design lead (designing
drives/motors etc) and leader - Proven ability to influence change
and build effective partnerships in a matrix environment.
3+ years of related experience in adjustable speed drive
Expertise in appropriate engineering tools such as Matlab Simulink,
Keywords: Rockwell Automation, Inc., Milwaukee , Power Electronics Architect, Other , Mequon, Wisconsin
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