Power Electronics Engineer
Updated on 2/23/2024
HRL Laboratories

501-1,000 employees

Advancing technology through pioneering physical science research.
Company Overview
HRL Laboratories, LLC stands out as a leading-edge technology company with a 70-year history of pioneering research and real-world solutions, particularly in ultra-high-performance circuitry, robust computing and communications, automated data extraction, and innovative architected materials. The company's collaborative approach with LLC Member companies, government, commercial and academic institutions has led to groundbreaking advances in technologies that operate in space, on aircraft, in automobiles, and in consumer products, enhancing safety, national security, and quality of life. With a team of leading experts in their fields, HRL offers challenging work and exciting career opportunities in a prime location overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
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Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing
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Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$2M

Founded

1997

Headquarters

Malibu, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

33%
Locations
Calabasas, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Requirements
  • Experience with Schematic Capture
  • Experience with PCB Layout
  • At least 5 years of experience designing, implementing and testing switching power electronics circuits
  • Experience simulating the behavior of switching power electronics in Spice, ADS, or similar software
  • Experience with voltages above 1 kV
  • Experience with RF & mmW PCB development, layout, and testing
  • Working knowledge of high-efficiency power electronics circuits
  • Understanding of switch-device physics
  • Knowledge of conventional and advanced microelectronic packaging/integration and thermal management
  • Familiarity with digital, mixed-signal, power and signal integrity tools
  • Familiarity with PCB manufacturing and standards (IPC 6012, IPC-A-610, Drill tolerancing, etc)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Responsibilities
  • Contribute technical expertise and work within a fast-paced team of scientists and engineers on the development of next generation RF/mmWave Subsystems
  • Take responsibility for the design, implementation and test of electrical subsystems
  • Perform preliminary and critical designs based on COTS or custom active and passive parts and components with oversight from a Senior Engineer
  • Perform or oversee fabrication and testing with oversight from a Senior Engineer
  • Schematic Capture, PCB layout, fabrication documentation and module assembly
  • Work with Mechanical Engineering to develop thermal solutions and any mechanical design considerations
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience designing with SiC or GaN devices
  • Experience with Altium Designer
  • Familiarity with characteristics and tradeoffs of today’s active and passive components
  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of time