Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-NJ-Hackettstown
Full Time


Astrodyne TDI is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer who is hands-on and enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team on the development of innovative products. The Principle Electrical Engineer will conceive design and develops power conversion, power control and system communication products based on customer and company input.  The Principal Electrical Engineer is responsible for the end product meeting specified performance, cost and schedule targets.  The Principal Electrical Engineer will communicate directly with customers, assuring design alignment with intended application and other goals, as well as mentoring and training  Jr. Electrical Engineers.



What you will do:

  • Preparation of electronic schematic diagrams and part lists
  • Input of product’s mechanical design
  • Preparation of component stress documentation charts and computed mean time between failure (MTBF) analyses
  • Debug testing and design verification testing of prototypes
  • Oversight of product reliability assurance testing
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of engineering documentation (BOM, drawings, ECN etc.) Product cost documentation and assurance of compliance with budgeted costs
  • Closely work and share information with teammates and project managers as well as other cross function department
  • Support New Product Introduction team and production on project transfer and testing
  • Assist with product marketing materials development
  • Support sales force when inputs are required on the bidding process.
  • Interact directly with Marketing in new standard product development.
  • Participate in the training/mentoring of most Jr. members of the engineering team.
  • Expected to take leadership in the project or projects he/she is working on.
  • Makes decisions on projects.


What you will bring to the role

  • Bachelor’s Degree ins Electrical Engineering or Physics required
  • 8 – 10 years of industry related experience
  • Knowledge of development activities with electronic power conversion products, preferably with an established history of successful switch-mode power supply designs
  • High frequency magnetic component design experience.
  • Proficiency in the use of Design aid tools like PSpice and Mathcad
  • Experience debugging EMC issues
  • Extensive knowledge of components utilized in switch-mode power supply design
  • Agency compliance (UL, CSA, VDE, CE) experience
  • Ability to design advanced switch-mode power supply products with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Experience in designing switch-mode power supplies for testability and manufacturability.
  • Experience in designing microcontrollers to report and control power electronics.
  • Leadership skills to drive projects to happen on time
  • Good communication and writing skills

AAP/EEO Statement

Astrodyne TDI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


Please note that Astrodyne TDI does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Astrodyne TDI will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Astrodyne TDI explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Astrodyne TDI.


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