Power Electronic Engineer

Traction Power Substations division – Network Expertise and Simulation team

  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Career Category: Research, Development, Design, Engineering

Role Summary / Purpose

Sécheron is a leading global supplier of electrical and electronic safety components and solutions and traction power systems for the railway industry and also provides solutions for renewable energy, DC grid, and other industrial systems.

In support of the global growth we are seeking a Power Electronic Engineer:




Your Mission

  • Technical support to customer projects and sales departments
  • Study, dimensioning and specification of electric equipment and power converters (rectifiers, inverters, transformers, filters, etc.) related to railway traction application according to relevant standards (EN, IEC, ANSI, IEEE)
  • Calculation of short-circuit currents, definition of earthing systems and stray currents assessment
  • Research and validation of components and subsets, semiconductors, magnetics, fuses, …
  • Network power simulation for railway (metro, tramway, train) and coordination of protections
  • Willingness to learn and meet standards, active participation to committees
  • Design tests and type tests supervision
  • Preparation of folders RAMS, AMDEC and LCC according to standards

Your Profile

  • Minimum 5 years successful experience as power electrical engineer in one of the following fields (Railway application; Electric power distribution high/middle voltage)
  • Industrial power converter experience
  • MSc/PhD in Electrical Engineering or Power Electronic Engineering,
    focused on Power & Energy
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Good knowledge with MATLAB/SIMULINK user
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, outgoing personality
  • Ambition to solve complex problems from a blank sheet
  • Strong communication skills, committed to satisfy customers

What We Offer

We are an international company offering good social conditions and a great working environment and atmosphere.


Please apply to the following email : HR.Geneva@secheron.com


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  • Sécheron SA - Geneva, Switzerland
  • HR department
  • Rue du Pré-Bouvier 25

    1242 Satigny – Geneva


  • hr.geneva@secheron.com
  • +41 22 739 41 11