Power Engineer

TEAM:
Hardware Engineering
LOCATION:
Campbell, CA USA
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About Tigo

Tigo is the worldwide leader in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) with innovative solutions that significantly enhance safety, increase energy production, and decrease operating costs of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Tigo’s TS4 platform maximizes the benefit of PV systems and provides customers with the most scalable, versatile, and reliable MLPE solution available.

Tigo was founded in Silicon Valley in 2007 to accelerate the adoption of solar energy worldwide. Tigo systems operate on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy daily.

We need top-notch individuals with a passion for solving complex problems and bringing renewable energy to the masses. Members of the team enjoy rewarding salaries, excellent benefits, an uninhibited work culture, and the satisfaction of helping to reduce the world’s dependency on fossil fuels. We work hard knowing our results will impact the affordability, reliability, and safety of clean and renewable energy systems.

Job Description

Tigo Energy is seeking a Power Electronics Engineer to use scientific methodologies and circuit design techniques to develop manufacturable products from a comprehensive integrated systems perspective.

Tigo builds hardware and software intelligence into solar energy installations, making them more efficient, more manageable, and safer. By maximizing the energy output of each individual module, Tigo’s advanced balance of system products deliver lower cost of ownership and faster return on investment for existing and new solar installations.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage, and execute the design, development, and integration for high-volume manufacturing of hardware components.
  • Hands-on involvement with developing proof-of-concept designs, prototypes of power electronics hardware.
  • Analyze manufacturing options to optimally meet overall system integration requirements and objective.

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering and 3-8 years of recent and relevant high-power design
  • Design for manufacturing experience.
  • Successfully demonstrated taking a product from design to high volume manufacturing.
  • Strong analytic skills in analog circuit design.
  • Sufficient hands-on experience with designing various kinds of DC/DC conversion circuits.
  • Circuit analysis with PSpice and/or MATLAB required.
  • Knowledge of DC/AC Grid tied Inverters.
  • Knowledge of digital power circuit design and implementation desired.
  • Self-motivated and determined

Familiarities with one or more areas below are a plus:

  • Power supplies
  • PV Inverters
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Charging stations

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