Power Supply Electronic Design Engineer

March 1, 2024
Reference key: ES11167Cork
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Cork city

Power Electronics Design Engineer required by growing IoT multinational with operations in Ireland (Wexford & Cork) and other global locations. You will get the opportunity to work on the design and optimization of digitally controlled power supply systems and in developing cutting-edge solutions for a wide range of applications within Industrial, IT, Household, Medical, Electro-mobility and Solar Applications.

A solid understanding of control theory is highly advantageous. If you have a passion for R&D, Technology, Power Electronics, Lean Manufacturing, this role offers an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of Digital Power supply design.


  • Power Supply Design: Lead the design and development of advanced digitally controlled power supply systems tailored to meet specific customer requirements and industry standards
  • Component Selection: Identify and select key components, such as semiconductors, transformers, and capacitors, to achieve optimal performance and efficiency
  • Control Theory Application: Apply your knowledge of control theory to implement and fine-tune control algorithms for power supply systems, ensuring stable and precise operation
  • Efficiency Optimization: Focus on maximizing power conversion efficiency while minimizing losses to deliver energy-efficient solutions
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): Address EMC considerations to ensure that power supplies comply with electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards
  • Safety Certification: Ensure that power supply designs meet relevant safety standards and work on obtaining necessary certifications
  • Design-for-Manufacturing (DfM): Collaborate with manufacturing teams to design products that are optimized for efficient and cost-effective production
  • Design-to-Cost (DtC): Work to meet cost targets while maintaining quality and performance standards
  • Conduct FMEA assessments to identify potential failure modes and develop mitigation strategies
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues during the design and testing phases
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and trends in power electronics and bring innovative ideas to enhance product performance and features


  • PhD or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.  A Bachelor’s Degree will be accepted if you have strong knowledge in Power Electronics, Maths and Physics
  • Experience in Power Electronics or Power Supply Design
  • Small signal analog electronics
  • Good understanding of control theory and its application in power electronics
  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices in power supply design
  • Experience with simulation tools (e.g., SPICE, SIMETRIX, FEMM)
  • Experience working with electronic laboratory equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Autonomous and self-motivated