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Enable the World's Transition to Sustainable Air Mobility

Power Electronics Engineer

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Aviation

Full-time

202241

Istanbul

We at AirCar, pioneering the transition to sustainable urban air mobility by developing electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs).

 

We don't do things the way they’ve always been done. Motivated by a sustainable future, we work with an inclusive environment in which everyone explores their true potential to carry humanity for the next era of urban mobility.

 

We don't have a corporate hierarchy and bureaucratic conventions but open communication and a collaborative working environment. By promoting innovative and disruptive culture, anyone with the energy and focus to solve hard problems has a seat at AirCar. Join our team to build the future, together.

Job Description:

As power electronics engineer, you will design mechanical components of the energy and power dense lithium-ion battery packs and DC/DCs from 0.5-40 kW to be used in AirCar. Optimizing designs for reliability, weight, and efficiency will be the focus.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs meeting required mechanical, electrical, and thermal specifications unique to a lithium-ion battery systems and BMS

  • Develop designs meeting required power distribution systems, DC/DC converters, cabling and connectors

  • Utilize lightweight materials and packaging solutions to reduce weight

  • Perform hand calculations and first principal analysis of designs followed by optimization in FEA software packages

  • Build and test your own designs to ensure first articles meet functional requirements

  • Participate in design reviews to ensure cross functional alignment and solicit feedback

What you get out of this job:

  • Contribute directly to the future of aviation

  • Build up new things from scratch

  • Growth and learning opportunities in a new emerging trillion-dollar industry

  • No corporate hierarchy and bureaucracy. The best idea wins

  • Flexible work time

  • Attractive salary package

  • Company stock options based on performance

Requirements:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc./Ph.D. in relevant discipline with a focus in power electronics

  • Experience in aviation or EV industry

  • Completed (designed/built/tested) high voltage/high power designs at 400V

  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout board EDA tools, and with grounding, shielding and EMC design techniques

  • Experience with fluid heat transfer

  • Strong CAD skills

  • Experience with FEA packages

  • Preferred knowledge of aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 & 27 aircraft

  • Preferred experience with DO-160G, DO-254, DO-311A aerospace standards

  • Preferred experience with UN38.3, IEC, ISO, and UL electrification standards

  • Good understanding of all technical aspects related to aircraft systems and aircraft flight physics

  • Self-starter with the ability work both autonomously and as part of a team, hands-on attitude

  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication, negotiation skills

  • Available to travel, if/as required