TT Electronics

Principle Power Electronics Engineer

Posted Date 2 days ago(28/09/2023 19:50)
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


This position is responsible for designing and debugging complex, state-of-the-art power supplies, creating technical proposals in support of customer quote activities and leading technical innovation within the organization.


The ideal candidate will…

  • Come to work every day wanting to support and engage our customers.
  • Understand and communicate both business and engineering perspectives.
  • Juggle multiple competing priorities.
  • Embrace challenges and team collaboration for success.
  • Be motivated by deadlines and act with a sense of urgency.
  • Thrive in a growing and changing environment.
  • Influence various internal and external stakeholders to meet goals.


Key Responsibilities

·       Design power conversion circuitry potentially utilizing any standard power conversion topology (non-isolated and isolated).

·       Utilize power conversion simulation programs like SIMPLIS, Saber or SPICE to model converter design performance.

·       Utilize analysis tools like MathCAD or MATLAB to assess electrical design robustness of power circuitry.

·       Guide Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) personnel through layout of power circuitry and technical drawing creation.

·       Perform high level thermal analyses of critical power components.

·       Design power converters to meet a set of requirements and schedule, sometimes defining them.

·       Present reviews of technical data to program leadership and technical staff.

·       Act as a liaison between program and functional management.

·       Design power conversion circuitry potentially utilizing any standard power conversion topology (non-isolated and isolated).

·       Utilize power conversion simulation programs like SIMPLIS, Saber or SPICE to model converter design performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Core Requirements

·       Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University with 10+ years of experience

·       BS and 10 years of experience or MS and 6 years of experience or PhD and 4 years of experience


Desireable Skills and Experience

·       Must have professional design, analysis, and test experience with linear converters, and numerous isolated and non-isolated switching power supply topologies

·       Must have professional experience using SPICE and other circuit simulation tools

·       Must have professional experience with analysis tools such as Mathcad

·       Must have professional experience with guiding ECAD folks through layout (power focus)

·       Must be able to design to meet concerns of adjacent disciplines, such as thermal, structural, mechanical, reliability, and quality

·       Must have professional experience with taking, analyzing, and correcting Bode plots

·       Experience with performing circuit card assembly-level power architecture trades, including power converter specification development experience

·       Design experience with voltages > 400V and/or power > 10kW

·       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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