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Power Electronics Control Engineer

Sécheron SA

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Power Electronics Control Engineer

Leading safety technology

for rail transporta on

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Sécheron is a recognized market leader in Trac on Power Solu ons for railway. In support of the global growth of
our substa on business we are seeking a


Role Summary/Purpose:
As a Senior Control Engineer you will be responsible for the design, specification and tuning of control algorithms
for power electronic converters for energy recovery applications in railway systems. You will demonstrate
independence and sound technical judgment, identify problems and formulate solutions. You will take an
innovative approach to problem-solving and share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across
the organization.
Your mission:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain advanced control technologies and estimation algorithms for energy
    recovery converters
  • Development and rigorous theoretical and experimental evaluation of performance of converter control
    algorithms and system models
  • Collaborate with design engineers of various disciplines to define control system requirements and drive
    equipment requirements for controllability
  • Write, test, and develop requirements for converter application code on DSP platforms
  • Technology proof-of-concept and final validation of control system solutions and tuning, including field-tests

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical engineering or similar with a focus on controls and a minimum of 5 years of
  • Experience in both classic and modern controls applied to Power electronics such as grid connected
    converters or motor control. Experience in Railway applications is an advantage
  • Experience with new control algorithm development, implementation and validation techniques: Software in
    the Loop (SIL), Processor in the Loop (PIL), Hardware in the Loop (HIL)
  • Proficient in Matlab/Simulink for the design and validation of control systems
  • Knowledge of Vector control, PLL grid synchronization methods, instantaneous power theory, multivariable
    feedback control, closed-loop current regulation
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and other high-level Programming Languages is a plus
  • English mandatory, French preferred
  • A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for control engineering
  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones
  • Good problem solving and solution building skills

Your success in our globally opera ng company will be supported by an ambi ous interna onal team, excellent
working condi ons as well as a compe ve compensa on and benefits package.
Are you a racted by this opportunity? Please send your applica on to:
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