Director of Applications – SiC

New Jersey
Posted 9 months ago

We are seeking a highly qualified leader manage and grow applications engineering for SiC power products (discrete devices, co-packaged smart power devices and high power modules). The company provides a rich environment for technical and career growth in this exciting field, with excellent projections for commercial success. Position will report directly to the VP of WW Sales/Marketing. 

Responsibilities:

·         Manage and further develop the applications engineering group. Guide the FAE staff worldwide.

·         Develop application demos and application tutorials targeting major growing application segments to demonstrate how best to design with our switch and diode products. This will cover the following product segments

o    JBS diode and Cascode discrete products

o   Co-packaged IC + FET devices

o   Lower current IPM/ PCB type modules

o   Higher power modules 650-1700V

o   Ultra-high voltage modules

·         Work with customers to understand the evolution of their systems and products, and translate that understanding into product definition. Key application segments of interest

o   EV On-board and fast chargers. EV DC-DC converters

o   PV Inverters

o   Server and Telecom Power supplies. Other KW class DC-DC converters

o   EV Inverters, Inverters for Servo Drives for Industrial applications

o   UPS systems

·         Develop an online system to guide product selection by target application, providing a first order power loss and efficiency estimate

·         Develop improved internal systems to guide application specific product designs

Qualifications:

·         Ph.D. with >10years experience power device applications and an established track record in at least 2 of the following areas, with knowledge of 650V-1200V Wide-bandgap discrete and module products

o   Charger applications, covering EV OBC and Fast chargers, Forklift chargers. Vehicle DC-DC converters

o   PV applications

o   Server and Telecom Power supplies

o   Product definition of ICs for system solution development

·         Established record of leading applications activity. Experience with product definition working with customers on new system designs.

·         Knowledge of power electronics system design for power converters covering all major topologies and control methods. Similar knowledge of motor control design a plus.

·         In depth knowledge of software for simulation, PCB hardware development and testing of power electronics for guide customer designs and demo board development.

·         Experience with online design tool creation to simplify product selection for our customers.

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