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Power Electronics Control Engineer

Sécheron SA

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Power Electronics Control Engineer

Leading safety technology

for rail transportaon

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Sécheron is a recognized market leader in Tracon Power Soluons for railway. In support of the global growth of
our substaon business we are seeking a

POWER ELECTRONICS CONTROL ENGINEER

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

  • Develop, implement, and maintain advanced control technologies and esmaon algorithms for energy
    recovery converters
  • Development and rigorous theorecal and experimental evaluaon 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 applicaon code on DSP pla0orms
  • Technology proof-of-concept and final validaon of control system soluons 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
  • Experience in both classic and modern controls applied to Power electronics such as grid connected
    converters or motor control. Experience in Railway applicaons is an advantage
  • Experience with new control algorithm development, implementaon and validaon techniques: So4ware in
    the Loop (SIL), Processor in the Loop (PIL), Hardware in the Loop (HIL)
  • Proficient in Matlab / Simulink for the design and validaon of control systems
  • Knowledge of Vector control, PLL grid synchronizaon methods, instantaneous power theory, mulvariable
    feedback control, closed-loop current regulaon
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and high-level Programming Language
  • English mandatory, French preferred
  • A posive a=tude, iniave, pro-acveness and an enthusiasm and passion for control engineering
  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones
  • Good problem solving and soluon building skills

Your success in our globally operang company will be supported by an ambious internaonal team, excellent
working condions as well as a compeve compensaon and benefits package.
Are you a?racted by this opportunity? Please send your applicaon to:

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