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Sr. Electrical Engineer, Power System



Other Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA · Staten Island, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023

Fourier is working on making on-site Hydrogen universally accessible. Our breakthrough architecture enables highly modular and fully automated electrolyzers that scale to any size and optimize efficiency at all loads. We are on a mission to transition the global energy landscape towards a purely sustainable and emission free future.

About the Role

We are looking for a full time Sr. Electrical Engineer to work on conceptualization and development of new products through design of circuits and complex systems, writing software/firmware, finding/fixing bugs, rapid proof-of-concept design and development of prototypes. In this role, you’ll also be responsible for supporting setting up a lab for electronic design and prototyping.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design electronic circuits including power supplies and controllers.
  • Simulation of circuits
  • Design and test circuit board prototypes and complex electromechanical systems
  • Oversee procurement and assembly of electrical components.
  • Plan, oversee, and help with bench testing for performance analysis
  • Develop firmware for embedded controllers.
  • Hands-on design/troubleshooting of hardware.
  • Work independently and exercise judgment in making design changes.

Qualifications and Skills

Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or another field relevant to the essential functions of this job description from a four-year college or university OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. A Masters degree in Electronics/Electrical engineering is a plus.

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of electronic circuit design, component selection and prototyping
  • Knowledge of design of power supplies is required
  • Knowledge of power conversion circuits and topologies is highly desirable (Buck/Boost/Buck-Boost)
  • Knowledge of printed circuit board (PCB) design using popular CAD packages
  • Hands on experience creating systems using microcontrollers and writing firmware
  • Simulation of electronic circuits using PSpice/LTspice/Simplis
  • Knowledge of Python, Matlab/MathCAD, or other common tools for design calculations
  • Knowledge of use of lab equipment including soldering stations, data acquisition systems, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers etc.
  • Familiarity with EMI/EMC/Safety Regulatory Compliance is desirable
  • Experience designing and building magnetics (chokes/transformers) is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

What we offer

  • Fully paid Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • 401k
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Paid sick days and vacation