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Celestica Senior Staff Engineer, Electrical Design in Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 99893

Region: Americas

Country: USA

State/Province: New Hampshire

City: Remote Employee US

High Power Systems Architect - Inverters, Job Description

About Celestica

At Celestica, our people make the difference and fostering an environment that enables our employees to thrive and succeed continues to be one of our strategic priorities.

Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers’ success. Our growing Industrial and Smart Energy organization focuses on applying Celestica's advanced capabilities, knowledgeable people and innovative tools to enable companies in the industrial and smart energy markets with highly complex, mission critical applications to improve their competitive advantage.

About this opportunity

We are currently expanding our Industrial and Smart Energy engineering organization and are seeking a high power systems architect to provide engineering leadership primarily Industrial and Smart Energy division with a specific focus on grid tied inverters for solar, storage and EV charging.

We are looking for a technical leader who is passionate and results-oriented to be part of our global Advanced Technology Systems organization. If you are a highly motivated individual who likes being at the forefront of product realization and can translate customer challenges into real solutions, this is the opportunity for you.

There are many benefits to joining our team, including:

  • Market-competitive total rewards

  • The opportunity to innovate, learn, mentor others and work toward your own vision of career success

  • We are a global leader in the electronics industry; a point of pride with Celestica employees

  • Celestica offers a global, collaborative culture

  • We are focused on sustainability and provide opportunities for employees to give back to the community

Job Overview:

As the primary architect for our high power system solutions, you will be the primary technical interface and will oversee the development and support throughout all stages of the product development lifecycle.


  • Technical lead/architect for high power products in the solar, storage and EV charging market segments.

  • Create and manage product level and system level specifications for products.

  • Manage product and system level implementation by overseeing execution by Celestica product design partners.

  • Ability to design and troubleshoot products within the following markets:

  • Power inverters for solar,

  • Utility Scale Energy Storage w/Batteries,

  • Distributed Power Generation,

  • High Power DC EV Chargers,

  • Technical skills required are: High Power Analog / Converter / Power Circuit Simulation / Control Panels / Cable Harness / High Power PCB Layout Experience

  • Initiate designs of innovative, high efficiency, power conversion topologies and circuits at power levels in tens of kilowatts to tens of megawatts with switching frequency up to the MHz range.

  • Participate in development of power conversion management systems and development of system solution for easy system install, commissioning and maintenance.

  • Active participation in industry conferences and standardization bodies to influence and facilitate development of Celestica’s innovative, market leading product support offerings.

  • Participate in other power related technology initiatives.

  • Lead power topology analysis, stability analysis, long term reliability analysis for products required to last 20+ years.

Required Education & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related electrical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Five plus years of relevant experience in the design of products and solutions

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of power systems for the solar, storage and EV charging industries with working knowledge of power design engineering (e.g., inverters, converters, distributed electrical systems, distributed power, sensors/actuators, firmware, and thermal management)

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the product development process

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment used for systems and subassemblies

  • Strong knowledge of materials and components used in the construction of Industrial systems and subassemblies

Required Skills Knowledge and Abilities:

  • An “out of the box” thinker with a strong desire to do things differently, challenge the status quo and find creative profitable solutions

  • Strong business acumen

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - communication, negotiation and problem resolution

  • Excellent project management, presentation, database management and computer skills

  • Strategic mindset with practical orientation

  • Ability to simultaneously manage several projects and coordinate multiple deadlines

  • A recognized leader with the ability to effectively organize cross-functional teams and manage and motivate others

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships quickly and effectively with counterparts, leaders, key stakeholders and customers globally.

  • Willingness to travel (up to 20%)

Please note the location can be in Europe or North America

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

Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law.

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.

Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.

Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.