Principle Technical Expert -Power Electronics

Schneider Electric

  • Bangalore, India
Principle Technical Expert -Power Electronics
Job Posted : Nov 8th, 2023

Job Description

The Senior Principal Technical Expert masters a strategic technology domain (Power Conversion) actively develops and deploys related innovation and expertise to offers (research, platforming, standardization, trends, partnership, intellectual property, reference documents). Holds a deep knowledge of typical power conversion product development processes and to support actively technical interactions with end-customers and solving of offer issues. Act like Overall Technical Project Lead for a Complex power conversion product having multiple Power Conversion Sub-system like UPS / Solar Inverters etc.

Influences the technical direction across one line of business in anticipation or offer creation or influences bricks, platforms or methods of multiple Line of Business when in a “central” function.

The individual is expected to perform the following technical activities with very minimal supervision & Guidance  

  • Design and simulate proposed architectures using popular design tools such as Mathcad, Matlab, and SPICE. Require Hands on Experience in Topologies like PFC , Neutral Point Clamped Inverters , Power Supply circuits like Forward , Flyback.
  • Design magnetics (transformers, inductors) for various power converter topologies, including vendor interactions for obtaining appropriate design samples.
  • Estimate power losses and thermal stress for various semiconductors (IGBTs, MOSFETs, diodes) for typical power conversion topologies using design tools like Mathcad or Spice based.
  • Conduct worst-case stress analysis and tolerance analysis on various Power Topologies , Signal Conditioning circuits which comprises of both passive & active components.
  • Analyze circuit behavior for both analog and digital circuits like Operational Amplifiers , Logic gates etc.
  • working & debugging knowledge of EMI/EMC guidelines for power conversion products and related debugging skills.
  • Support FMEAs and FTA activities in accordance with the organizational quality process.
  • Assist in embedded firmware development for control, monitoring, and communication purposes.
  • Perform root cause analysis and guide younger team members in adopting systematic methodologies for root cause determination.
  • Support Design Verification Testing (DVT) activities and capable to review as per requirements in terms of Performance and Customer needs.
  • Efficiently address work processes, implement optimization methods, and utilize risk management tools in order to achieve successful project completion in accordance with stakeholders’ requirements.
  • Provide guidance to the younger team in sub-system and system-level testing, while also reviewing their design deliverables and act like as Overall Project Technical Champion.
  • Passionate in newer practices & methods like Design / test automation to enhance product delivery speed and meet quality requirements.”

Qualifications / Requirements:-

  • ME / M. Tech: Power Electronics / Control Systems / Embedded Systems ( Mandatory )
  • Minimum 10+ Years ( After Masters Educations ) Post Education Experience in Power Conversion full time role
  • Good oral & written communication in English.
  • Self Organizing under challenging circumstances
  • Good team player & able to manage diverse stakeholders


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. At Schneider, we call this Life Is On.

We believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. Our generation is facing a tectonic shift in energy transition and industrial revolution catalysed by accelerated digitisation in a more electric world. Electricity is the most efficient and best vector for decarbonisation; combined with a circular economy approach, we will achieve a climate-positive impact as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.