Chief Engineer of Power Electronics and Electrical Systems Power
Electronics & Electrical Systems · Redmond, Washington
Based in Washington state, magniX is a leader in electric
propulsion for aerospace & defense, working to revolutionize the
way the world connects by transforming the way aircraft are
powered. magniX has been at the leading edge of electric propulsion
innovation for quite some time, proving our technology in flight.
We are now ready to take our technology and products to market.
Come be part of a passionate team that is ushering in the 3rd era
Role Description & Primary Duties
The Chief Engineer of Power Electronics and Electrical Systems
will lead all of our Power Electronics and Electrical Systems
products, including specification, design, manufacturing, testing
and certification. The role requires experience and expertise in
hardware and firmware development for motor controllers in an
airborne applications and product development lifecycles for safety
Lead and facilitate a multidisciplinary engineering team
(Hardware, Thermal, Mechanical, Software, Firmware, Integration) in
an agile work project management environment to deliver
lightweight, multiphase motor controller/inverter products for high
powered aircraft applications.
Drive all phases of the development lifecycle (hardware and
firmware/software) from initial design, through prototyping and
testing, to certification and manufacture.
Develop practices, procedures and environments that support the
development of high-quality hardware and software design
implementations for safety critical applications.
Ensure certification requirements are considered and
incorporated at the design outset.
Lead and complete existing NPI power electronics program.
Develop, test and validate motor controller/inverter solutions
in the test cell and field applications.
Prepare and review technical documentation for power systems
designs, specifications, test plans and test reports.
Oversee design and power system integration at circuit board,
enclosure, and system level.
Lead the Design, qualification and certification of highly
integrated software and complex hardware following DO178 and DO254
Lead the qualification strategy of existing product following DO
Ensure and support Power electronics products integration in the
BS or higher in electrical engineering/power electronics and at
least 10 years of related experience.
At least 5 years experience in leading engineering a team
through product development.
In-depth knowledge and experience in power electronics product
development and integration for aviation environment.
Familiarity with motor control systems and firmware.
Experience with airborne systems certification requirements,
guidelines and testing
Experience with EMI/EMC compliance and testing.
Technical writing skills and experience in creating engineering
documentation within a certification and quality framework.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
magniX is an equal opportunity employer. We value and embrace
diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability status.