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Power Electronics Senior Specialist

Roztoky, Czech Republic


Job Description

Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) has an opening for a:

Power Electronics Senior Specialist


Location: Prague, Roztoky, Czech Republic


About the opening:

Eaton is looking for an expert engineer to develop innovative solutions for our power conversion and protection products. This individual will be responsible for designing, developing and testing power electronics platforms and systems for power conversion and distribution applications in hybrid and electric passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway OEMs.

Keywords: State-of-the-art Power Electronics, Traction Inverter, Power Conversion & Distribution

Your opportunity to work in those areas:

  • Designing, developing and testing innovative technologies and platforms for our electrical and hybrid solutions for on- and off-road vehicles:

    • High voltage traction inverters for passenger electric/hybrid vehicles and heavy-duty electric vehicles,

    • High-voltage DC/DC converters for changing the higher voltage of the battery to lower voltage to power infotainment and safety systems,

    • 48 V Mild hybrid electric powertrain systems to change the 48V on the vehicle to 12V or 24V to power existing low-voltage systems,

    • On-board chargers and DC/DC converters to convert AC input from charging station to direct current to charge a high voltage battery.

  • Close collaboration with global product development teams from initial conception through each of the design and development phases, up to and including certification and product launch with the support of model-based development processes, and utilization of automated testing, verification & validation tools.

  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME) - create own strategy, direction, priorities and lead the team to drive business results and improvements.




We would like you to know/have:

  • Master or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering discipline, or related, from an accredited university,

  • 10 years of related engineering experience in power electronics designs and product development,

  • Significant hands-on experience with power converter development and testing and with control strategies of electric drives for traction,

  • Significant modeling, simulation and analysis experience with tools like Matlab/Simulink, SPICE, PSIM and HIL tools (dSpace, RT-LAB, RTDS)

  • Demonstrated history in management of complex projects involving multiple components for completeness, compatibility, and compliance,

  • Experience in innovation, new technology, and product development,

  • Fluent in oral and written English.


 What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package,

  • Excellent working environment – yoga & table tennis on site, friendly team and much more,

  • Lovely, quiet location, only 20 min from the Prague center metro station,

  • Inclusion & Diversity – openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully,

  • Learning & Development – we invest in our employees for the long term; not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague).



The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative  engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.


With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.



We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 064800