About the Role
The Power Electronics Engineer will design, analyze, and improve our wireless charging amplifier and AC/DC converter systems. This role is hands-on and will involve power electronics and resonant circuit design, and a lot of cross-discipline and cross-functional working with other team members. Reporting to the CEO, this leader will have a very early hands-on experience to lead the growth of a startup in the wireless charging ecosystem across a wide range of future products that greatly impact people’s lives. Competitive compensation includes a base salary, healthcare benefits, and stock options in the company.
The primary responsibilities of the Power Electronics Engineer are as follows:
– Lead new amplifier developments for new projects and participate in project management for amplifier and AC/DC converter tasks
–Develop new circuit designs for new amplifier configurations and receiver AC/DC converters based on different project requirements
– Research, fabricate, test, analyze, and implement new amplifier configurations for different operational environments
– Collaborate with other engineering team members on thermal, manufacturing, and mechanical developments that improve full-system reliability, increase performance, and reduce cost
– Manage and consistently update the CEO on project status, project improvements, and other recommendations
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
5+ years of full-time experience in power electronics design
Hands-on experience designing, prototyping, analyzing, and debugging power
electronics systems with operational frequencies above 100kHz
Expert in PCB design and thermal analysis for high power electronic systems
Excellent oral and written communication
Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, make effective and timely decisions, solve problems, and facilitate organizational and procedural changes
Passion for creating a wireless world where the state of your battery is not a concern but a mere afterthought
PhD in Electrical Engineering
Prior experience in automotive or medical power electronics
Prior experience designing high frequency switching amplifier design topologies, such as Class D and Class E amplifier designs
Prior experience leading other engineering team members
Prior experience at a startup
About the Company
Yank Technologies, Inc. is a wireless charging startup in Brooklyn, New York. We develop long-range, high power wireless charging technology. Safe. Simple. No contact required. With patented antenna and amplifier developments in resonant inductive technology, we provide a scalable solution for variable ranges of power and distances.
Our product, the MotherBox, is the first wireless charger that can wirelessly charge your device with no contact required. You can charge your iOS or Android devices simultaneously and never worry about your charging cables again. By demonstrating early units of the MotherBox, we have secured industrial contracts, especially in the automotive sector.
We have several automotive customers for wirelessly charging passenger devices and for wirelessly charging vehicles electronics, such as LEDs and actuators. We have significant early traction in the Automotive industry and are currently developing pilots for upcoming production vehicles. We are looking for an experienced Power Electronics Engineer to join our team and be able to lead new projects to capitalize on the significant opportunity we have to scale the company.