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Principal Engineer, Electro-mechanical 4


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Long Description

Triumph Engine Control Systems’ Electronics Engineering department is looking to fill a Power Electronics Design Engineer position in our West Hartford, CT location. 

Our Power Electronics Design Engineers develop unique solutions that perform actuator controls, motor controls, environmental controls, electro-mechanical sensor interfacing, fuel/fluid regulation, digital communication, and input power conditioning. Additionally, these individuals possess a broad knowledge across many areas of Avionic Systems ranging from EMI, EMC and Lightning compliance, Environmental, Test and Systems Architecture, to name a few.


•High power AC (3-PH, variable frequency input, 120/208/440VAC) design and development
•High power DC input motor drive (≤ 25 kW) design and development
•Active three phase Power Factor Correction design and development
•High power EMI/EMC filter design and development
•High power Boost Converter design and development
•High voltage DC Inverter design and development
•Texas Instruments TMS320F28335 (motor controller) DSP hardware and C software design and development for variable speed drives incorporating vectored sensor and sensor less motor drive algorithms 
•Rectifier and Inverter designs using discrete and COTS IGBT technology
•Full life cycle engineering support of Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) in accordance with RTCA DO-254. 


In addition, the candidate should have experience with power electronics modeling and simulation tools (PLEX, SABER, System Vision), be capable of safely working with high power electronics, power sources and test instrumentation, experience with various motor technologies (BLDC and PMAC), and experience and knowledge of high power rotating machinery (compressors, fans and pumps). Knowledge and experience with environmental control systems is a plus.

The candidate should also have excellent technical, analytical and problem-solving skills, be comfortable communicating with internal and external customers, must be able to work independently or on cross functional teams and possess good interpersonal/team skills. Experience with the use of various analytical and layout tools, generating test procedures, writing technical reports, and working with lab equipment including meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and data acquisition systems are all required skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here