Power Electronics Design Engineer

South Burlington, VT


The Power Electronics Design Engineer is responsible for the development of innovative electric aircraft systems from design through test/validation.

As a Power Electronics Design Engineer at BETA Technologies, you will work with the team to rapidly develop new technologies for our electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

You will be expected to leverage your past experience and supplement with new knowledge gained through research and experimentation as you design, build, and validate critical devices throughout the aircraft powertrain. 

You will have development, modeling, and analysis tools at your disposal to help you ensure that your designs are meeting or exceeding all design, safety, and regulatory requirements.

You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design control circuits for power electronics, including component selection
  • Simulation and analysis of digital, analog, and power circuits
  • Model power devices and systems in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Design and build prototypes and run experiments to validate future designs
  • Understand certification requirements 
  • Develop test plans for verification of new and updated designs, work with team to perform these tests
  • Review and analyze test results and suggest design improvements

  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Power Engineering or another Engineering degree with strong Electrical Design focus from an accredited University
  • Exposure to electric powertrains and the associated power electronics
  • A strong foundation of power electronics design and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink
  • 1+ years of professional experience in power electronics testing 
  • Well organized, communicative, disciplined team player
  • Familiarity with Google G-Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; Slack, application lifecycle 
  • Familiar with testing software and equipment such as LabView, digital signal generator, Oscilloscopes, etc 

  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

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