Power Electronics Software Engineer/Sr


: $93,250.00 - $130,660.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Why Emerson?


Exciting opportunity to influence the next generation of variable speed motor drives. The purpose of this position is to utilize the knowledge and skills of embedded power electronics software design, development and application of variable speed motor drives in a global new product development group.

We offer the flexibility of a core hour work schedule. Employees can flex their start and stop times given they are working during the core hours of 9\:00 am 3\:00 pm. Our teams work together to ensure their chosen work schedules are supporting our customers.One of Emersons core values is\: Support our People.
Employee development is a top priority for Emerson. Employees receive opportunities for professional development, further education, training and individual career development. Emerson encourages both lateral and vertical movement within the company.

  • Design, implement and test embedded software and control algorithms for variable speed motor drives
  • Assist in developing product specifications, architecture, schedules, design documents, DFMEA and safety agency certification
  • Assist in developing and documenting test procedures and standards for engineering as needed
  • Assist in performance and qualification testing of variable speed motor drives
  • Obtain, review and interpret agency standards to ensure product compliance and coordinate software releases to certification labs to obtain product and agency safety approval
  • Assist and coordinate full time and contract software engineering resources to meet project development schedules and objectives.
  • Assist in engineering change and release of the embedded controls software for variable speed drives.
Additional InformationTravel Requirements\: 10%



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related major plus 5 years of engineering experience with an emphasis on embedded motor control software design and development or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of power electronics hardware and embedded software design including micro-controllers, digital and analog circuits on several platforms
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of field oriented control of motors, sensor-less motor control and advanced algorithm development
  • In depth knowledge of multiple power electronics inverter and converter topologies, architectures and control
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled in working with multiple functional groups in a new product development environment


  • Preferred seven to ten years of power electronics design experience within an industrial company with an emphasis on motor control software design and development
  • Advanced degree in Electrical/Control/Computer Engineering or related filed in Power Electronics Design Engineering
  • Strong technical project management and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with Matlab/Simulink, hardware in the loop simulation, schematic capture and simulation tools
  • Skilled in organizing, prioritizing, and coordinating highly effective working relationships with all levels of personnel both inside and outside the engineering organization

Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following\: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a shutdown from December 24 through New Years Day. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area
Our facility is located in Sidney,OH which is conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton, Troy, and Columbus. The areas generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location
The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through or 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney location.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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About Emerson
At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose\: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher.

As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $17.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.

Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

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