Scientist/Senior Scientist – Power Semiconductor Packaging (f/m/d)

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At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We are looking for a research scientist with expertise in Electrical Engineering and/or Applied Physics to contribute to a sustainable energy future for all. You will develop novel power semiconductor packaging technologies as well as innovative power module designs at our research center in Baden/CH.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform research on novel and innovative concepts for the next generations of power semiconductor modules, in particular based on wide bandgap materials
  • Bring together simulation and design optimization methods, prototyping in a state-of-the-art cleanroom environment, and advanced performance and reliability testing to develop and demonstrate novel packaging concepts for our next generation of high-power semiconductor devices
  • Propose, plan, contribute to, or lead multidisciplinary research projects in close collaboration with Hitachi Energy business units, other research centers, external universities, and industrial partners
  • Build a network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise, provide consultancy to business units
  • Disseminate your results in scientific publications, patent applications, and technical reports

Your background

  • PhD in applied physics, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • Ambition for technical, project or people leadership
  • Hands-on experience working in a cleanroom or in assembly of delicate components
  • Demonstrated experience using simulation tools, in particular for modeling of electromagnetic and/or thermal behavior of complex systems
  • Motivation to develop tools for electrical loss optimization and thermal performance of power modules for different applications and mission profiles
  • Experience in measurement electronics, circuit design and signal processing are considered as a strong plus
  • Proven track record of publications at international conferences or in high-impact scientific journals
  • Excellent communication skills, team player attitude, initiative, and creativity
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), willingness to learn German is welcome

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. 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. Hitachi Energy Switzerland Ltd. Peter Pankaczi Talent Acquisition

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Published on 2023-03-24. Original Job Ad