TT Electronics

Principle Power Electronics Engineer - Magnetics

Posted Date 2 days ago(28/09/2023 19:55)
Job ID
United States
Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level
Job Function
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
10 - 20%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.


Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

Job Summary


We are seeking an experienced and driven power electronics engineer to lead the development of new technologies for aerospace and defense products. As the power electronics and magnetics engineer, you will rely on your past experience to lead research and to optimize power electronics in the application maximize the magnetic and thermal performance. You will lead the development of power electronics building blocks and packages to bring them to market. Further, you will be tasked with guiding and mentoring team members to support the development of existing products.

The right candidate will:

  • Be a highly organized self-starter that thrives in a growing and changing team environment.
  • Understand the big picture while diving into the details at the same time.
  • Respond with a strong sense of urgency to customer and production needs.
  • Be collaborative and form strong relationships with internal colleagues and customers alike

Essential Functions (Not Exhaustive)

  • Design and analyze magnetic components such as high-frequency inductors and transformers and use your extensive knowledge of the materials and construction techniques and how they affect their characteristics.
  • Define system architecture and create engineering requirements for components and systems.
  • Conduct FEM and circuits simulation and use the results to optimize performance and guide design decisions.
  • Collaborate with mechanical & electrical engineers to successfully to design, validate and manufacture magnetic components for our products.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams.
  • Build prototype components and assemblies, optimizing components to meet system requirements.
  • Work with manufacturing team to have parts made to specification, to improve quality, and to improve yield.
  • Work with the mechanical team to design a thermal management strategy

Key Measures

  • Finish the design and transfer to production within time and budget.
  • Customer engagement
  • Mentoring Junior engineers.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Bonus Qualifications

We would love to hire someone who has:

  • PhD in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Understanding of thermal management affect the overall performance of the system, appreciation for the trade-offs necessary to achieve designs that meet performance requirements and cost objective solutions.
  • Experience in common mode chokes, current sensor design, planar PCB magnetics.
  • Knowledge in environmental, reliability, and safety requirements for residential applications.
  • Knowledge of basic control theory.
  • Experience specifying embedded controllers for power electronics – i.e. choosing between FPGA, microcontroller, hardware accelerated gate drive, etc.
  • Knowledge of aerospace and mil standards.
  • Experience transmission line theory and near/far field radiated emissions testing.
  • Demonstrated success working in a cross disciplinary, multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience developing performance validation, environmental testing, and reliability testing.
  • Excellent project management skills. 

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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