Posted: 21-Jan-2014

IGBT Sr. Staff Applications Engineer

International Rectifier - El Segundo California, United States

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International Rectifier

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support local Field Applications Engineers (FAE’s) and Sales to follow up with customers and solve technical issues to win design-ins
  • Visit customers together with local Sales and FAE’s.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date on all IGBT products and be able to recommend IGBT’s for any application
  • Work closely with headquarter Applications Group to define and implement appropriate DOEs and conduct in-depth evaluation of designs including electrical and thermal tests.
  • Compare/evaluate competitive products and perform SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analyses.
  • Design and build reference designs (schematic, layout, debugging) based on specific International Rectifier power devices to target key applications and customers.
  • Write application reports and application notes.
  • Must be capable of meeting deadlines and achieving high level of satisfaction among customers.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • MSEE
  • 3+ years of relevant design/build/test experience in power electronics.

Desired Skills/Competences

  • Experience with design techniques, test methodologies and qualification protocols
  • Experience with motor drives, switch mode power supplies, PWM control concepts, driver and protection circuits
  • Experience in testing HVICs, FETs, IGBTs and diodes.
  • Experience with thermal models and able to test with appropriate methods.
  • Experience with choosing the right passive and active components.
  • Familiarity with circuit analysis (SPICE or Saber) and system analysis (Mathcad, Matlab)
  • Experience PCB schematic and layout software a plus.
  • Familiarity with MS Office,
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Job Location


330 Kansas St
El Segundo, California
United States

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Job ID: AG20141401-41530

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