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Senior/Lead Power Electronics Software Engineer


Sidney, Ohio 45365
Job Type:
Employee, Contract
Job Status:
Full Time
1st Shift
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Job Details


Challenge your skills in software design with the latest in power electronics technology. The Senior/Lead Power Electronics Software Engineer will utilize knowledge of Electronics Embedded software design to lead development of Variable Speed Drive electronics and solve dramatic motor drive challenges.


  • Design embedded software for Variable Speed Drives.
  • Assist in developing product specifications, architecture, schedules, designs (BOM, schematic, layout, design documents, FMEA), safety agency certification and product release.
  • Assist in developing and documenting Test Procedures and standards for engineering.
  • Coordinate and assist in performance and qualification testing of variable speed drives.
  • Provide technical support to customers as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist in development and review of production line test specifications.
  • Assist and coordinate in-house and contract engineering resources to meet project schedule and objectives.
  • Coordinate hardware and documentation to certification labs to obtain product and agency safety approval.
Additional Information
  •  Travel: 10-20%




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related major plus five (5) years of engineering experience with emphasis on embedded software design and development.
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of electronics hardware and embedded software design including microcontrollers, digital and analog circuits on several platforms.
  • Some experience in PCB board layout design and electronics assembly manufacturing.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate with multiple functional groups in an NPD environment.


  • Preferred seven to ten (7-10) years of electronics design experience within an industrial company with emphasis on leading embedded software design and development.
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related field in Electronics design.
  • Experienced in working with safety agencies such as UL/VDE.
  • Experienced in EMI/EMC mitigation techniques.
  • Strong technical project management competencies and problem solving skills.
  • Skilled in organizing, prioritizing and coordinating highly effective working relationships with all levels of personnel within and outside of the organization.
  • Experience working with MATLAB, schematic capture, PCB layout and simulation tools.
  • Experience with automotive or off-road electronics.


Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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