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Lead Power Electronics Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER Sector Integration division is currently seeking a Lead Power Electronics Engineer. This position offers a HYBRID work schedule at our Eaton location in Raleigh NC. Relocation assistance will also be provided. Corporate Sponsorship assistance will be provided for this postion. (ie. HIB Visa)

The expected annual salary range for this role is $97499.97 - $142999.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Eaton’s PE CoE accelerates the company’s growth through the development of power electronics technology platforms and common hardware building blocks that are scalable, cost-effective, and manufacturable, as well as standardized design methodologies that can be adopted by multiple business units, which provide a foundation for our business to more rapidly develop innovative products. This individual will be a member of the PE CoE and play a key role in driving the development of technology platforms, common building blocks, and design methodologies to be leveraged by multiple business units.

In this role:

• Lead power electronics design and development activities and demonstrate start-finish ownership for the assigned tasks

• Perform design, modeling, simulation, and development of power electronics, including analog/digital electronics and magnetics, for power conversion and circuit protection

• Develop technical requirements for the designs, create technical reports and presentations

• Build and measure test circuits, analyze data to improve/optimize the design in terms of performance, size, cost, manufacturability, and reliability

• Collaborate with and support mechanical, PCB layout, and firmware engineers to successfully develop and validate the designs.


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering or related from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 6 years of related engineering experience in power electronics designs and product development
  • Minimum of 3 years of simulation, and analysis experience with tools such as Matlab/Simulink, SPICE, and PLECS
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with power electronics development and testing
  • Broad knowledge of power electronics, including various topologies, power semiconductors, and analog/digital circuits.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Raleigh North Carolina. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of PCB layout and EMC/EMI design practices, voltage clearance/creepage requirements, insulation, and interconnection techniques
  • Medium voltage (MV) power electronics experience



  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented individual.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Collaborative orientation, the ability to succeed in a highly team-oriented, global, and diverse environment.
  • Consistently acts in an ethical, open, honest, trustworthy, and truthful manner.
  • Desire for innovation, new product development, program management … to make what matters work!
  • Position requires up to 10% travel domestically and internationally.
  • Customer-focused with good relationship-building skills
  • Ability to learn new skills, technical knowledge, products, or industry
  • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.