Senior AC-DC Power Supply Design Engineer

South Bay, CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 04/20/2018 Job ID: JOS000006903 Industry: Consumer Electronics


As a Sr. AC-DC power supply design engineer, you will be driving innovative products design and execution from concept investigation and design analysis to successful production execution; that includes - design analysis, modeling & simulations, schematic/BOM generation, PCB layout, DFM, prototype developments, tests & validations, qualification, safety/REL certifications and taking product to production using large volume manufacturing OEMs. The candidate must be hands-on power supply circuit designer and be able to design power supply without being dependant on external power supply vendors.


1) Participate in core architecture investigation while working closely with Power architect; Select best design option for power metric performance optimization including but not limited to efficiency, power density, cost, reduced carbon foot print and scalability

2) Lead Power supply design concept definition in collaboration with cross-functional team and power supply module vendors in some cases.

3) Provide design simulation, calculations and analytical models for prediction of design concept outcome

4) Provide design risk assessments, mitigation plans, development lessons learned and proof of concepts

5) Provide design Schematic and BOM; Work with layout team for power supply layouts. Conduct design and layout reviews with cross-functional teams. Adhere to robust design methodologies for successful project execution.

6) Provide prototypes test and validation results, document multi-dimensional activities. Hands-on work in lab is must.

7) Keep abreast of state-of-the are technologies and Perform competitive bench marking for each project

8) Provide technical support for production issues debug and resolutions

9) Conduct power supply seminars and training for cross-functional teams

10)Spread head innovation thru exemplary behavior and team work


Job Requirements:

Ø MSEE in power electronics with 10+ years experience MUST. PhD preferred.

Ø Candidate must have hands-on experience of power supply design and possess deep knowledge of offline conversion topologies including PFC, resonant converters, LLC and analog/digital controls loops.

Ø Candidate must be intimately familiar with power supply safety and environmental certifications, offline controllers, components, magnetic design, power supply layout and state-of the art techniques for efficiency optimizations including no load/light load efficiency techniques.

Ø Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to guide critical decisions


Ø Must possess good understanding of thermals, mechanical and packaging challenges. Must possess knowledge of high volume manufacturing technologies and production variance

Ø Must be highly motivated, self-starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details.

Ø Ability to work well with cross-functional teams is extremely important

Ø Proven track record of working in fast paced innovative work environment

Ø Ideal candidate is with work experience in computer industry and/or power supply module companies

Ø Must be willing to overseas travel as needed

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