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Associate Scientist M.S. Power Electronic Converters (60-100%)

Associate Scientist M.S. Power Electronic Converters (60-100%)

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 is a position with global grade


This position reports to

R&D Team Lead

Your responsibilities

  • Simulate power electronic converters for a variety of power electronic applications
  • Designing, implementing, and testing converter prototypes in the lab
  • Lead and participate in power electronic converter design projects with full commitment
  • Interact and actively communicate with our business line partners

Your background

  • Master's (M.S., M.Sc., M.E.) with emphasis on power electronics converter design
  • Experience with implementation of the prototype converter(s) including complete design, building, and testing of the prototype
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate using examples of built converter prototypes the rationale behind placement of components, considering insulation voltage, cooling, signal integrity and EMC. A table-top set-up is not acceptable
  • Experience with any standard PCB design software package.
  • Experience with using MATLAB, Python (NumPy) or similar numerical calculation tools
  • Experience with SPICE based simulation tools
  • Experience with function simulation tools, e.g. PLECS, Simulink etc.
  • Experience with use of the digital oscilloscope
  • Hands-on laboratory skills, a willingness to work independently and take initiative in designing, building, and testing converter prototypes
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Additionally, one or more of the following can be advantageous
  • Experience with design of magnetic components
  • Experience with other lab measurement equipment, e.g. spectrum analyzer, vector network analyzer, impedance analyzer, etc.
  • Experience in Electric fields/magnetic fields/fluid flow simulations
  • Experience in programing for power converter control


  • Canteen
  • Childcare
  • Flexible work practices

More about us

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 Stephan Himmel, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. A better world begins with you at https://new.abb.com/ch/karriereWork model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

Associate Scientist M.S. Power Electronic Converters (60-100%)

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Veröffentlicht am 01.02.2024

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