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Control Systems Engineer Opening, Dallas, TX

Location: Dallas, TX

Post Date: 02/22/2024

Control Systems Engineer
$90k-100k AnnuallyComprehensive Benefits Package(One of the best out there!)POSITION SUMMARYThe Controls Engineer as part of a greater cross-functional team within the Design Engineering group  will design, debug, characterize, release to production, and provide product support of rectifiers, converters, and inverters for industrial power conversion equipment while meeting electrical design requirements.  State-of-the-art power conversion equipment ranges in power from 3.5 kVA up to 250 kVA.  This position is responsible for analyzing and modeling power electronic  circuits such as  rectifiers, converters, and inverters; and then developing and optimizing closed loop control algorithms and software in C programming language.  This position also involves extensive laboratory work collecting and analyzing data on power electronic hardware to verify and improve the control functions.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES▪ Design, develop, and implement  control algorithms and software for power electronics including rectifier, converter, and inverter circuits▪ Perform Testing, verification, and troubleshooting of control algorithms and software on power conversion hardware▪ Develop specifications and requirements of the control software related to the electrical characteristics of the power conversion equipment▪ Document the algorithm and software development process within software tools▪ Document laboratory testing process along with testing results in standalone written reports▪ Develop and improve validation plans for evaluation of the control software within the power conversion equipment▪ Integrate the control software with the other software functions of the power conversion equipment▪ Stay informed on the latest theories, techniques and technical developments related to control systemsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS▪ BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited school. (MS preferred)▪ 3-5 years related experience in power electronics engineering applying control systems theory▪ Skilled in control system theory and its applications including system modeling and simulation▪ Strong hands-on troubleshooting skills at the control loop level and  the power conversion equipment system level▪ Solid understanding of advanced power electronics topologies▪ Experience with pulse width modulation (PWM) schemes. sinusoidal PWM and space vector PWM▪ Experience with power conditioning schemes. Nonlinear, unbalanced, harmonic compensation▪ Proficient in  power electronics modeling and simulation tools. (LTspice, MATLAB, Simulink, PSIM)▪ Familiarity with TI DSPs▪ Experience in developing control systems for MCU  and DSPs in C programming language▪ Understanding of communication protocols. (SPI, CAN, I2C, Modbus TCP/IP)▪ Experience with software management systems and software version control tools. (GitHub or GitLab)▪ Familiarity with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, power analyzers, and spectrum analyzers▪ Familiarity with low voltage distribution systems: single phase, split phase, and three phase up to 600VAC and frequencies from 50 to 800 Hz▪ Basic understanding of PCB design tools such as Altium, PADS, EAGLE or KiCAD▪ Excellent oral and written  communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across multiple disciplines▪ Take personal responsibility for complicated design/development and see the task or project to completionREQUIRED▪ Documented US citizenship or legal permanent resident status▪ Position located in Dallas, TexasPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to climb stairs, keyboard, sit, stand, see, hear and read/speak English fluently.

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