Power Engineer in Lexington, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  810785



Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Power Engineer role in the Lexington, MA area. This is a 1+ year contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details: 

For applicants who are interested in this Power Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Claudio Baccari, Senior Professional Recruiter-Application Delivery Lead (ADL), at

Position: Power Engineer

Apex Job ID: 810785

Location: Lexington, MA

Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Duration: 1+ year contract.

Position Description:

Our client is looking for a strong Power Engineer to work on various projects.

Demanding analog and power circuit design for control applications in all physical environments including undersea, ground and space. Specific circuit applications include motor drivers, laser pump diode current drivers, grounding, shielding, EMI/EMC, discrete power electronics such as buck/boost converters, DC/DC power converters, filters, power conversion, control and conditioning for high-power lasers and various other electromagnetic loads, battery conditioning and charging, current regulators, high current circuits, low noise charge integrators and trans-impedance amplifiers.

Responsibilities involve working closely with a small team to define the system architecture, grounding scheme, and requirements based on high-level system requirements and the overall design, perform system trades on possible implementations, perform the electronics design and implementation with documentation, and test of the system running in and controlling the hardware.

Responsibilities also include detailed electronic circuit design and parts selection, simulation with tools such as PSpice, printed circuit board schematic capture such as Mentor Graphics, board layout oversight, board-level test and debugging, power distribution, documentation, subassembly electrical design, prototype module construction oversight, and test and integration with the overall prototype system.

Must haves:

Hands-on real-world experience with the following is required:

Architecting, design, implementation, and test experience for analog and power electronic circuits including motor drivers, power conversion, high current amplifiers, trans-impedance amplifiers, laser pump diode current drivers and regulators, battery conditioning and charging, and various other electromagnetic loads.

Experience with circuit & system-level grounding, shielding, EMI/EMC, discrete power electronics.

Familiarity with various types of laboratory instrumentation, including oscilloscopes, waveform function generators, and meters.

Experience with design and analysis tools: PSpice, Mentor Graphics schematic capture.

Hands-on experience and a strong desire to work on all aspects of electronic system prototype development including architecting, design, analysis, implementation, integration, and test in a laboratory setting of all of the above.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment with minimal supervision.

PhD with 5+ years, or MS with 8+ years, or BS with 11+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering designing and implementing advanced analog and power electronics for demanding physical environments and high-reliability applications such as a space-based, space flight, underwater, or aerospace systems.

Nice to haves:

Desirable but not strictly required:

Digital electronics design, firmware programing using VHDL or Verilog or micro-controller programming experience.

Experience with specifying electronic cables for signal integrity


Also somewhat desirable but NOT the primary focus of the requirement is:

GUI, distributed applications and mobile applications on iOS and Android.

Embedded real-time software development including C/C++, Python or ROS.

Familiarity with additional types of laboratory instrumentation, including logic analyzers and frequency counters.

Additional Requirements:

Must be a Us Citizen and able to pass a background check

Additional Benefits:

  1. 10 days PTO, 6 paid holidays
  2. Annual pay increase

Apex Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants to apply.





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