Power Converter Engineer (AV)

Power Converter Engineer (AV)

#17555986 | 31 January, 2018
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Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Type of position
Required years of experience
6 to 10 years
Required languages
Educational requirements
Required skills
Electrical Engineer - Project Manager Other

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients in Geneva for a :

Power Converter Engineer


Your role :

  • Analysis of customer specifications
  • Definition and dimensioning of grid connected AC/DC converters for traction fixed installations
  • Thermal losses calculation and dimensioning of components
  • Modelling of Voltage Source and Line Commutated Converters
  • Protection system dimensioning
  • DC & AC Harmonics calculation and filter design
  • Verification of compliance with specifications and standards
  • Prototype validation and testing


Your Skills :

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Power Electronics
  • Understanding of functonal characteristics of Power Electronics and strong knowledge of control and
    protection for converters
  • Extensive knowledge in Voltage source Converters (VSC) for traction, solar, wind or HVDC applications
  • Knowledge of Line Commutation Converters (LCC) is a plus
  • Knowledge of simulation tools like PSCAD, MATLAB/SIMULINK, PLECS, SABER 
  • Appreciation of Embedded systems, Controls


Your Profile :

  • Master’s Degree or above in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Positive atitude, initiative, proactiveness and an enthusiasm and passion for power electronics and
    traction engineering
  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding customer milestones
  • Good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Good communication skills to team, peers, and management


If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word format with some references

Contact Adrien Vincent : av@helvetica-partners.com





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