L-3 Communications Engineer 2 - Power Electronics [16-191] in Torrance, California

We currently have an opportunity for an engineer to perform p ower electronics and analog circuit development and test support, including performance measurements for high density switching power converters, compact magnetic components, power filters, feedback control loop measurements and high voltage circuits. This position will initially be located at our San Carlos, California location for approx. 6-9 months, then move to our Torrance, California facility when production relocates there.

Duties

  • High voltage switching power supply test and development.

  • Analog and digital circuit test and development.

  • Test and debug of prototype and production power supply assemblies.

  • Design verification testing of completed products.

  • Interface with test technicians, assembly personnel, engineers, customers and suppliers.

  • Measurement of microwave amplifier performance.

  • Support internal and customer design reviews.

    You will need at least three years of experience with DC to DC power converter testing and development. Other qualifications that will enable you to perform successfully in this position include:

  • Knowledge of power electronics, analog and digital circuits and electronic components.

  • Experience with DC to DC power converters is required.

  • Experience with high voltage a plus.

  • Familiarity with circuit simulation using SPICE

  • Laboratory experience building and testing prototype circuits.

  • Knowledge of automated test equipment control software (Labview or Visual Basic) a plus.

  • Demonstrated competency in project completion from development through production, including engineering validation.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field is required.

  • US citizenship is required In use on satellites, land-based devices, and airborne platforms that meet the critical needs of our customers, L-3 products have a proven history of high reliability. Be a part of that heritage by putting your unique skills to work with us as we develop and manufacture some of the most advanced products to be found on – or above – the planet. As you contribute to our success you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a 9/80 work schedule, and a small-company atmosphere with the backing of a Fortune 500 organization. If you’ve got what it takes to be L-3 , we look forward to hearing from you.

    To learn more about L-3 Electron Technologies, visit us at www.L-3com.com/eti and www.L-3com.com/edd .

    L-3 Communications Corporation is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L-3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

    Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity

Organization: *Division - Electron Technologies-21000006

Title: Engineer 2 - Power Electronics [16-191]

Location: California-Torrance

Requisition ID: 085744