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Power Electronics Engineer in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Number: R0057002

Power Electronics Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in next-generation energy technology development? You understand your customer’s requirements and how to design and manufacture power electronics circuits and systems they need for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a power electronics system engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape the development of next generation energy technologies that increase efficiency and reduce emissions by leading the design and management of government R&D programs and evaluation of novel technology concepts. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skill set into areas like power electronic circuit designs, grid integration, power systems engineering, as well as your knowledge of energy markets and technology commercialization. Grow your skills by merging power electronics and power systems to create next generation energy technologies for the grid of the future. Join our team and create the future of technology in energy.

Empower change with us.


Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

  • Experience with power electronics components and topologies
  • Experience with medium and high voltage systems
  • Knowledge of multiple physical fields, including electrical, magnetic, thermal, and mechanical
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to travel domestically 10% to 15% of the time
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • MA or MS degree and 15 years of experience in an industry role related to power electronic systems or Ph.D. with 5+ years of experience with postdoctoral, academic experience, or roles related to power electronic systems

Nice If You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences on research related to grid integration of electronic systems
  • Experience with software and controls development for smart grid architectures
  • Experience with grid-connected power electronic inverters or converters
  • Experience with the design or application of wide bandgap devices, including SiC and GaN
  • Experience with analytical control design and power electronics simulation tools
  • Experience with integrated circuit manufacturing process
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of IEEE standards for power quality
  • Ability to exhibit flexibility, adaptability, and work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to be a proactive problem solver and work independently
  • Ability to travel for technical discussions
  • Possession of excellent client service, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent time management skills to multi-task efficiently and effectively


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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