184545 - HVPS Design Engineer
Rolling Meadows
Up to $96.00 DOE
1 year

Chipton-Ross is seeking a HVPS Design Engineer for an opportunity in Rolling Meadows, IL |

***Per Manager (must show): Candidate must be able to design, build, and test discrete power supply solutions.
Manager is not looking for someone who buys and integrates off-the-shelf products.***

Power Conversion Technology (PCT) is seeking a lead design engineer to develop high voltage power supplies (HVPS) for its next generation radio frequency electronic warfare (RFEW) system utilizing traveling wave tube technology. This position involves full life-cycle development, including design, test, integration, and support of:
High Voltage (>2kV) power supply architectures for RF Receiver/Exciter designs.
High-potential isolation techniques, electronic packaging and thermal trade spaces.
Space-efficient magnetic design, specification, and manufacturing.
Regulatory compliance to DoD customer requirements, such as MIL-STD-704/461/464, & DO-160.
The HVPS Design Engineer will work with system and sub-system architects, and hardware engineers to develop requirements, architect new circuit design topologies, and custom printed wiring board layouts. Designs are verified through spice simulation, laboratory verification, and formal qualification to electrical and mechanical environmental requirements, electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) requirements and EMI/EMC compliance requirements. Design support is continuous from requirements definition through integration and test; and maintenance of design documentation and configuration management is required throughout the product life-cycle.
On site job - no telecommute, no remote work allowed.

BS degree in STEM with 9+ years of relevant experience, OR MS degree in STEM with 7+ years of relevant experience.
High voltage power supply circuit design experience, including schematic capture through test and integration.
Working knowledge of designing magnetics including: transformers, coupled inductors, EMI chokes and common mode filters.
Hands-on prototyping and debug experience testing complex, high power systems.
Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design implementation, and test specifications.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent high voltage power supply design experience utilizing circuit-related tools including Cadence Concept/Allegro, and LTSPICE.
Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare system/hardware.
Working experience with documentation revision control and review systems.
Proven skills to include: project planning, communicating with all levels of an organization, adaptable, creative, collaborative, comfortable working independently, and coaching others.

BS degree in STEM or MS degree in STEM is required.
An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, focused on Power Conversion is preferred.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek - OT as needed.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Lucas Medina
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x250 or (800) 927-9318 x250

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.