Digital Electronic Design Engineer

Alencon Systems LLC, an innovative power conversion company for alternative energy systems, has an immediate opening for the position Digital Electronic Design Engineer

Position Overview

As a member of Alencon’s cross-disciplinary engineering team, your primary responsibility will be the development of digital controls for power conversion devices residing on a wireless mesh network. The primary platforms for the controls are ARM Cortex-M0/M3/M4, PIC32 microcontrollers, Xilinx Spartan 6 FPGA family as well as PCB design with Altium PCB design software. You will be working with low level-peripheral drivers, protocol stacks, and applications that run 24/7 on cutting-edge power conversion equipment. We are looking for a creative self-starter who is excited by the prospect of working on mission-critical, distributed embedded systems, and contributing to our growing engineering culture.

This position represents a unique opportunity to work in the rapidly growing solar industry.


- B.S./M.S. degree in electrical engineering or a related field

- Proven record of competed production products

- 5+ years experience designing and testing digital and analog circuits

- 5+ years writing and debugging embedded microcontroller and FPGA software

- 5+ years in PCB design and use Altium PCB design software

- Proficiency with version control software (e.g. SVN, Git)

- Knowledge of communications protocols (TCP/IP, RS232/RS485, etc.)

- C programming

- U.S. work authorization – we are willing to sponsor

Bonus Qualifications

- Familiarity with power electronic switching

- Experience with TDD, automated testing or build automation

- Proficiency with one or more scripting languages (Python, Ruby, etc.)

- Understanding of design patterns for reusable software

- Knowledge of utility scale photovoltaics (PV)

About Us:

Alencon is involved in the design and manufacture of renewable energy harvesting systems and unique large-scale inverters ranging from 5 MW to 100 MW, for utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems and other power systems. Alencon's team members work in a creative and fast-paced environment, producing some of the most innovative power conversion equipment in the renewable energy industry. We offer competitive compensation and a fringe benefit package.

Flexible long-term career path may lead to certifications, project management, and leadership positions. Great opportunity for advancement.

Office located at:

330 S. Warminster Rd., Suite 380, Hatboro, PA 19040

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