Automotive Power Electronic Engineer

R&D, Barcelona - Spain

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IRP systems is developing the next generation of high-performance e-powertrain systems that will change the electric vehicles market and we are seeking an experienced Automotive Power Electronic Engineer for our growing R&D team in Barcelona.

You’ll be responsible for the following

  • Research and develop solutions from concept through circuit design, prototyping and testing to mass production of analog and power electronics systems. 
  • Perform electronic hardware design and simulations. 
  • Develop and validate signal sensing and processing circuits, and high-voltage and high-power converters boards for various requirements. 
  • Work on electronic designs (schematics), component sizing and theoretical analysis to study the worst cases scenarios and thus consider all the potential stress experienced by the components (stress tests). 
  • Create test procedures to verify hardware designs. 
  • Design for and prepare for various automotive and safety qualifications. 
  • Produce written design specifications and schematics, test records, bill of materials, datasheets, and application notes.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Electronics Hardware Engineer in the following fields: Analog, Power conversion, High Voltage.
  • Experience from automotive companies – must have
  • Knowledge and experience in analog electronics development and high-power conversion systems. 
  • 5 years of experience in the role of Hardware Development Engineer.
  • Experience in collaborating with layout engineers, define constraints of high-density mixed signals and high-power boards. 
  • Experience in ORCAD design tools (Capture and Allegro) and simulation for electrical circuits such as SPICE/LTSPICE/PSIM.
  • Fast learner and a great team player. 


  • Experience in electromagnetic field simulation tools.
  • Experience in writing and presentation of specifications, test documents and development verification.
  • Knowledge and experience in validation for standard such as UL, CSA, IEC, IEEE, EU and EN.
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