Automotive Power and Semiconductor Application Engineer

Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Detroit, MI, US

Job ID: 29962

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Job Description

Keysight Technologies is the world’s leading electronic measurement company helping engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations measurement science.  Our employees leverage their insight and passion to develop and deliver solutions in automotive, energy, wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets.

Keysight is looking for an experienced Power and Semiconductor Application Engineer in our Automotive and Energy Organization Detroit, MI office.  As a Keysight Power Application Engineer, you will be the lead technical interface working with Keysight’s field sales team and leading automotive technology companies in Michigan.  Understanding measurement challenges, proposing solutions using Keysight products and demonstrating Keysight's ability to help customers be successful in areas such as EV integration, battery and charging component and system test, converter/inverter design verification and test, etc. are key aspects to this position.  Additionally, this position leads development and delivery of technical seminars, requirements analysis, benchmarks, and engineering services. 

This position is setup with an attractive 90% salary and 10% incentive pay plan that includes the opportunity to achieve higher than 100% of target pay once targets and contributions are exceeded in the current 6 month incentive plan period.

Keysight prides itself on hiring people with strong technical backgrounds and excellent communication skills. The ability to communicate your thoughts, ideas, and point of view is very important in this position. You must demonstrate the ability to work closely in teams. We are looking for candidates that have demonstrated leadership skills and have the ability to be dynamic and persuasive in a professional setting.

Job Qualifications

  • This position requires at least 3 years of Automotive engineering experience related to power and semiconductor applications.
  • Strong knowledge in EV and Lithium-ion battery development, integration and test.
  • Experience in AC-DC, DC-DC, and DC-AC converter/inverter verification and test.
  • Understanding of power electronics control algorithms and firmware development, electronics hardware development for laboratory control and data acquisition systems.
  • Understanding of power semiconductor test for (IGBTs, FETs, Diodes, SiC devices, GaN) devices.
  • Knowledge in programming/scripting languages including C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, Matlab and Labview for use in measurement instruments automation.
  • This is a field application engineering position and candidate must be able to drive company provided vehicle and physically fit to be able to transport test equipment to/from customer site.
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent education with emphasis in Automotive RF and microwave systems.
  • Position is in Detroit, MI and candidates must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

 

In addition, this position requires the following skillsets and attributes.

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with customers and internal teammates through value creation.
  • Reduces broad concepts, business strategies into structured projects.
  • Solves complex, high impact system/application engineering problems.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Passion for continuous learning in automotive technologies.
  • Highly competitive, assertive with a passion to "win" and “teach”.
  • Ability to create a vision and convey the message in a persuasive manner.
  • Comfortable in challenging customers by offering the customer unique perspectives.

 

Keysight will not sponsor work authorization for this position.  Keysight is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status or any other protected categories under all applicable laws. 

 

 

Job Function

Support / Service

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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***


Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : Michigan : Detroit || Americas : United States : Michigan : Novi

Job ID : 29962 

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