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APAC Automotive System/Application Engineer

APAC Automotive System/Application Engineer

APAC Automotive System/Application Engineer

Req. 9000 Sales & Marketing at  A-501, 624-5, Pangyo Digital Center,  Seongnam-si, Korea Posted:Sep 12, 2022

The Electrification / Systems level role requires a highly motivated, team oriented, business leader with in-depth automotive experience working with Automotive OEM’s and tier-one customers in the automotive market. Strong communication and team-building skills required with internal and external stakeholders. This role is focused on solving challenges and complexities with new 800V, 400V and 48V architectures using Vicor’s high efficiency proprietary modular technology to reduce overall weight and size for higher performing vehicles. Solid understanding of DC/DC converters, inverters, integrated on board chargers and bridging between new 48V and legacy 12V loads.  In this position you will be responsible for working through Vicor’s automotive team with OEMs and tier one partners for design and development of fully validated DC/DC converters for OEMs using Vicor’s automotive power modules.


  • Automotive OEM industry experience, BSEE or equivalent experience required, 10 yrs experience in the Automotive segment
  • Knowledge or past design or application experience with DC/DC converters would be ideal in this position, knowing the system, aimed at target applications: powertrain and chassis systems, AI platforms for level 3/4/5 vehicles, inverters, battery charging and power electronics used in systems for EV, HEV, BEV, PHEV, Mild Hybrid vehicle platforms
  • Semiconductor technical experience, familiarity with functional safety ISO 26262 standards, AECQ100, TS-16949 certification and the PPAP, SOP and safe launch process for automotive customers.
  • Good presentation skills and be able to communicate professionally in written responses to emails, RFPs, proposals and when submitting reports
  • Technical leadership: capable of combining industry trends and customer requirements with available and future technologies to define and develop new products for powertrain and chassis systems for 800V, 400V, 48V and 12V vehicle power delivery networks

Minimum Requirements

  • Use technical knowledge and experience to support customer proposals, collaboration projects, RFI’s and RFQs relative to new opportunities for DC-DC converters, battery management systems, charging and powering auxiliary systems.
  • Communication to the automotive industry with articles, publications, product announcements and podcasts
  • Defining new markets and applications for Vicor automotive
  • Assistance, guidance and strategy to close OEM wins
  • Automotive product strategy, both product definition and validation
  • Provide electrical engineering support for the product development team, adding functional safety characteristics and requirements to existing topologies
  • Interpret customer and field feedback to define requirements for vehicle power electronics and systems design
  • Design support for T1 partners on Vicor modules
  • Form a small engineering team over time (mechanical & electrical) to support tier one and OEM development teams
  • Intermediate English skills
  • Location in S. Korea and in charge of all of APAC accounts such as China and India
  • This positon reports to APAC Automotive director, YS Jun.    Send all resumes to:
  • Opportunity for international travel in APAC and US

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

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