Lead Researcher - Power Electronics Researcher

  • Full-time
  • Contract/country: Unlimited
  • Job family: Electrical/Electronical/Automation Engineering

Company Description

The role is based in Abu Dhabi. 

The candidates from Americas, EMEA and APAC are welcome. 

SEGULA TECHNOLOGIES is hiring a Lead Researcher in Abu Dhabi.

Join our growing team in the propulsion and Space Research Center.

With a global presence in 28 countries with 140 offices worldwide, SEGULA GROUP fosters a close relationship with its customers thanks to the expertise of its 11,000 employees.

SEGULA TECHNOLOGIES is an Engineering and Design Services company with a proven ability to boost innovation and competitiveness within the major industrial sectors, including Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Rail, Naval, Pharmaceutical, and Oil and Gas.

Job Description


  • The successful candidate will support research and development of Aircraft Electric-Hybrid Propulsion System architectures and components.
  • The candidate will work closely with the Director of the Aircraft Propulsion Research and other members of the Hybrid Electric Research team to define and execute hybrid electric research programs.
  • Work with senior researchers to define requirements and define the preferred hybrid electric architecture and perform simulations using PLECS or other simulation environments.
  • Procure components and assemble prototype architecture for testing.
  • Define and procure test bench infrastructure. Develop and execute test plans.
  • Develop personal knowledge and skills related to the latest techniques and applications relevant to electrified propulsion technology.
  • Collect and reduce test data, review, and write technical reports.
  • Prepare and write papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.
  • Execute research activities on schedule and with conformity to established regulations (health, safety, regulations, ethics)
  • Develop and implement action plans to address issues associated with power electronics as they arise on progra


  • Experience in aviation electrical power engineering
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience designing power electronic circuits.
  • Experience with high voltage and high-power converters/inverters
  • Working knowledge of EMI (CM an DM), transformers, and semiconductor switches and different PWM schemes
  • Simulation experience with PLECS or similar tools
  • Working knowledge and design experience with 3-phase motor/generator systems
  • Strong Electrical circuit design experience and layout knowledge
  • Hands on experience working in a lab environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English is required. Arabic is considered a plus.


Additional Information

The role is based in Abu Dhabi. 


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