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Date Posted
29 Sep 2017
Cobham SATCOM is looking for a Power Supply Development Engineer to join our R&D team, where you will be involved in the development of switch mode power supplies, motor control and other analogue electronics
This role is based in KGS. Lyngby, Copenhagen.

As a Power Supply Development Engineer your key skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • MSc or BSc in engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar job in the electronics industry.
  • Experience with gain/phase analysers and high-speed oscilloscopes.
  • The ideal candidate will also have practical experience with the following:
    • Isolated and non isolated DC/DC convert topologies
    • Offline AC/DC converters with PFC (Power Factor Correction)
    • SMPS (Switch Mode Power Supply) Control and regulation theory 
    • Software for analog simulation e.g. LTSpice, Hyperlynx, etc.
    • Understanding of EMI/EMC issues relating to SMPS
  • An interest in the technological advanced within power supply design; power converter circuits, magnetics design and analogue electronics for switch mode power supplies.
  • Experience with schematic design and entry, incl. constraints, libraries and component selection.
  • PCB layout and Design for Manufacturing...
  • Ability to own and complete design work packages independently.
  • You are focused, energetic and have strong interpersonal skills. You take initiatives and are good at communicating with your colleagues, suppliers and other departments on a technical level.
  • You are a dedicated team player and see strength in knowledge sharing.
  • Experience with system integration – i.e. getting various modules of a system to work together.
  • Practical implementation experience, including DFx and value engineering
  • Awareness of documentation requirements to fulfil regulatory requirements

As a Power Supply Development Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

We are looking for a talented colleague to join our R&D team, where you will be involved in the development of switch mode power supplies, motor control and other analogue electronics. All for the latest generations of L-band products and steerable antennas, to be used in e.g. Inmarsat’s BGAN satellite communication system. These products represent an important part of our product range for maritime and land-mobile applications.
You will be working hands-on with all phases of the development process from deriving design requirement from high-level system requirements, designing for high-reliability applications, peer reviewing own and others’ design, product implementation, error-tracing on prototypes, verification to design documentation.
As a natural extension to the development cycle you will also be contributing with documentation for production and offer support during new product introduction to both our internal- and external- production partners.
Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM 

About Cobham SATCOM

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea and in the air. We design and manufacture these high performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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