Power Electronics Engineer


Job title: Power Electronics Engineer

Purpose of the job: to provide TTPi with the necessary support in power electronics to develop new products and service existing research programmes.

Location: Ingenuity Centre, The University of Nottingham Innovation Park

Closing date:  Thursday 27th August 2020, 5pm

Reporting to : TTPi directors

Salary: £40-45k pa entry salary pro-rata depending on experience


Accountable for the following day to day tasks:

  • Perform engineering and development tasks necessary for completion of the relevant project of product design flow
  • Report activities and technical issues to the directors and operations manager
  • Prepare technical reports on results and design decisions for relevant customers or funding bodies
  • Interact with customers and project partners relating to the project specifications and ongoing collaboration
  • Engage with necessary processes and audits to ensure quality control (ISO9001, internal)
  • Represent TTPi at technical meetings, occasionally travel to trade fairs and dissemination events.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Master in Power Electronics / electrical / electronic engineering.
  • Simulation of power converters and their control.
  • Fluent in IT usage (Office package).
  • Experience in MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Experience in programming MCU and/or DSP using C.
  • Experience in PCB design and layout.
  • Experience in programming FPGA’s.
  • Fluent in English.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in the control and development of Matrix converters.
  • PhD in related subject – Power Electronics / electrical / electronic engineering.
  • VHDL, Verilog.
  • Altium.
  • PLECS.
  • Solidworks.


  • Warm outgoing personality
  • Enthusiastic about customers and their needs
  • Willing to learn new things
  • The confidence to ask questions and say “sorry I don’t know, but I know who to ask”

Required Behaviour:

  • Team Focus – You put the needs of the team first, before your own needs and drive to achieve the goals of the department.
  • Creativity and innovation – Possessing a passion for driving continuous improvement by spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others
  • Keeping Commitments – You demonstrate a can-do attitude and you drive to complete tasks and projects and report that they are completed, even when other opportunities arise which appear to be more interesting.
  • Learning, Teaching and Sharing – You share what you know with others and seek to learn more from your team members.

How to apply:

Please apply with a cover letter, attaching your CV in Word or PDF formats, to [email protected] by 5pm on Thursday 27th August 2020