Silicon Austria Labs (SAL)

(Senior) Scientist – Power Electronics (f/m/d)

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YOUR FUTURE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working on research projects in close collaboration with industrial/academic partners focusing on power electronics for various applications.
  • Depending on your knowledge, experience and interest, part of following research activities can be expected:
    • Analysis of state-of-the-art technologies and solutions, identifying future trends.
    • Working on new project ideas and preparing project proposals for cooperative industry projects or to apply within funding calls.
    • Analysis of system requirements and definition of specifications.
    • Converter system design according to given requirements and specifications.
    • Converter topology analysis and comparison based on calculation & simulation.
    • Control system design and simulation for power converters.
    • Converter hardware design and implementation (layout design, CAD design, etc.).
    • High frequency magnetic components design & optimization and simulation.
    • Thermal design and simulation of cooling system for power converters.
    • Commissioning, test and measurement of converter prototypes.
    • Documentation of research outcomes and publications in world-wide leading conferences and journals.
    • Participating conferences/tutorials/workshops and giving scientific talk representing SAL power electronics.
    • Supervising interns/students.

YOUR PROFILE

  • PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Computer science.
  • Fundamental knowledge and solid background in power electronics (converter topologies, control, design principle, etc.).
  • Proven track record of previous project experiences with focus on power electronics and relevant applications.
  • Proficiency of Matlab/Simulink and at least one power electronic circuit simulation tools (e.g., PLECS, LTspice).
  • Following skills are preferred:
    • Programming skills in Python, C/C++.
    • Experiences of microcontroller programing (DSP, FPGA).
    • Experiences of HIL test system.
    • Proficiency of FEM simulation tools, e.g., Anysis, COMSOL.
    • Proficiency of PCB design tools, e.g., Altium Designer.
    • Experiences with CAD design tools, e.g., Solidworks, Inventor.
    • Hands/on laboratory skills for power electronic converter prototyping and test.
  • Experiences of publications in leading conferences and journals.
  • Highly enthusiastic and motivated for research activities and cutting-edge technologies for power electronics. Willing to learn new technologies and think outside of the box.
  • Self-organized, innovative and target-oriented working style, ready to take technical challenges and new responsibilities.
  • Good communications skills and teamwork spirit.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SAL

  • Start of your employment as soon as possible.
  • Interesting research projects focusing on cutting-edge technologies and collaboration with leading industrial/academic partners.
  • Diversified research activities with plenty of technical challenges.
  • State-of-the-art lab facilities and instruments.
  • Internal and external training opportunities for further development.
  • Home Office possible.
  • € 4.- /day food allowance in restaurants / € 2.- /day in  supermarkets.
  • Family-  & Kids friendly.
  • Free Coffee/Milk/Tee & fresh fruits.


This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA) starting in occupational group E (E3 salary = EUR 3.538, paid 14 times a year) based on 38,5 hours per week). For this position we offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your experience and qualifications, starting with a minimum salary of EUR 56.000 (annual, based on an All-in contract and bonus).

ABOUT US
Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is a top research center for Electronic Based Systems (EBS). At three locations (Graz, Villach, Linz), SAL is conducting research along the entire EBS value chain in the areas of sensor systems, power electronics, RF (radiofrequency) systems, system integration and embedded systems to develop future-oriented solutions for industrial production, health, energy, mobility, safety and more. SAL brings together key players from industry, science and research and thus valuable expertise and know-how and conducts cooperative, application-oriented research along the value chain. Cooperative projects are co-financed by SAL and enable a fast and unbureaucratic project start. SAL is thus shaping the high-tech location Austria and Europe and developing the future Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.

Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.
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(Senior) Scientist – Power Electronics (f/m/d)
Locatie
Inffeldgasse 33 Graz, Oostenrijk
Gepubliceerd
2022-03-02
Uiterste sollicitatiedatum
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