Director of Applications Engineering

Princeton, NJ

UnitedSiC is 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 Engineering. The position can be located in Princeton, NJ.

Responsibilities

Manage and develop a world class applications engineering group at UnitedSiC. Guide the FAE staff worldwide.

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

UnitedSiC JBS diode and Cascode discrete products

Co-packaged IC + FET devices

Lower current IPM/ PCB type modules

Higher power modules 650-1700V

Ultra-high voltage modules

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

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

PV Inverters and Energy Storage systems

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

EV Inverters, Inverters for Servo Drives for Industrial applications

UPS systems

Solid state circuit breakers, Solid state power controllers

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 > 10 years 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

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

PV applications

Server and Telecom Power supplies

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.