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(Senior) Scientist Ph.D. Power Electronic Converters

(Senior) Scientist Ph.D. Power Electronic Converters

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

The mission of this team is to bring modern and disruptive power electronic solutions from research into product development. We improve our products by holistic optimization, pushing forward novel converter topologies as well as optimizing key components. By joining us, you will participate in the idea generation at the frontier of academic research and industrial applications, as well as in the development of advanced technologies for ABB's products. Do you want to contribute to a greener future by utilizing advanced and highly efficient power electronic solutions for various applications? Get in touch with us! A young, multinational team is looking forward to welcoming you as their latest team member!This position is graded as 14.

Your responsibilities

  • Simulate and optimize power electronic topologies and converters to make them suitable for a variety of power electronic applications
  • Analyze and evaluate converter solutions from component level up to converter/module level as well as the impact on the system level. Identify benefits and drawbacks
  • Design, implement and test converter prototypes in the lab
  • Come up with new innovative power electronic concepts
  • Initiate, lead and participate in power electronic converter design projects with full commitment
  • Interact and actively communicate with our business line partners

Your background

  • PhD in power electronics and excellent scientific track record
  • Proven hands-on laboratory skills for converter prototyping and testing of electrical converters in the lab
  • Strong expertise in power electronic circuit design and analysis
  • Experience in system level analysis
  • Additional experience in medium-voltage applications, magnetics, semiconductors and control is welcome
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written


  • Canteen
  • Flexible work practices
  • Childcare

More about us

ABB Research is developing the foundations for the next generation of ABB products in close collaboration with ABB Divisions. In Switzerland, the ABB Research Center located in Baden-Dättwil in the proximity of Zurich, employs around 100 scientists from more than 30 countries with expertise in various disciplines. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. The recruiting process is being led by Raphael Messer, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. A better world begins with you at https://new.abb.com/ch/karriere

(Senior) Scientist Ph.D. Power Electronic Converters


Veröffentlicht am 07.03.2023

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