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High Voltage Power System Architect

Company: Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc.
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Electric Power System EngineerLocation: - - San Luis Obispo, CA
US Citizenship Required for this Position: - No
Relocation Available: - - No
Shift: - 1st ShiftCompany Overview:Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero) is a growing aerospace company in the San Luis Obispo area that provides various services including but not limited to: rapid system development, on-demand niche engineering, hands-on development/testing, electrified aircraft propulsion expertise, and small UAS aerospace system manufacturing. Job Summary:ESAero is seeking a High Voltage Power System Architect to join our team in San Luis Obispo, CA. As High Voltage Power System Architect, you will define the architecture of the electric vehicle power supply system, high-voltage distribution, and power electronics for unique electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) and hybrid-electric aircraft configurations. Leading the vehicle power system team, you will oversee the design, integration, test and validation of the electrical power system to allow for flight certification.Responsibilities and Duties:

Assist in the development and documentation of the vehicle power system requirementsLead the system architecture design of the vehicle power system:High voltage and low voltage DC interfacing for aircraft systems according to aerospace standards -Circuit protection including isolation, redundancy, and fault tolerance for flight systemsThermal managementSystem performanceLead the detailed development and implementation of the vehicle power system:Schematic DesignPCB LayoutSystem IntegrationLead the verification and validation of the vehicle power systemCoordinate with test team to design, test, and troubleshoot high voltage and low voltage system hardwarePresent results of your work with technical drawings, written reports, and oral presentations to customer and senior project management.Required Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field3+ years of relevant Electrical Power Engineering experience or equivalentExperience with high power and voltage (Primarily DC) power distribution system theory, modeling, control, design, and analysisExperience with high voltage electrical implementation, tests, and verification for vehiclesFamiliar designing and integrating circuit protection for flight and safety critical systemsFamiliar with power conversion implementation, test, and verificationFamiliar with developing thermal management solutions for high power electrical systemsWilling to relocate to San Luis Obispo, CADesired Qualifications and Skills:
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 5-10+ years of Electrical Power Engineering experience or equivalentExperience designing to FAA standards including DO-160, DO-311A, DO-178, and DO-254Expertise with design and qualification of up to 1000 VDC systemsExperience with -integrating high -voltage/power -systems in electric -vehicles -Experience with full life-cycle of power distribution system development, qualification, production, and product supportExperience with Fly-By-Wire (FBW) vehicle systemsExperience with lighting, HIRF, magnetic effect, voltage spike, and susceptibility testing; proficiency in E3 qualification standards and testingExperience with life and degradation modeling of power systemsExperience with thermal management sizing and design for power systemsExperience with Altium and SolidWorksExperience in testing including instrumentation, data acquisition, and documenting and analyzing results.Experience with knowledge of OSHA medium voltage safety standards.Experience with use and applications of batteries in -high power applications -such as -motors. -Familiarity with Altium, Familiarity -with MATLAB, Python, C++, and/or other coding languages. -Standard Benefits:
Standard Benefits:Health Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision401kPTO & HolidaysFlexible Schedule

Keywords: Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc., San Luis Obispo , High Voltage Power System Architect, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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