Proficiency Level 1
Identifies major components and features of hardware power supply/systems devices.
Describes the development processes and procedures of power supply/systems design.
Explains the differences between switching and linear power supply/systems models.
Cites examples of good and bad power supply/systems designs.
Proficiency Level 2
Participates in power supply/systems design for a specific hardware product or component.
Designs schematic diagrams according to power supply/systems development specifications.
Conducts power supply/systems product testing and provides testing reports to senior management.
Documents and delivers the assembly notes of power supply/systems products.
Assists in troubleshooting heatsink problems during development procedures of hardware power supply/systems.
Proficiency Level 3
Provides power supply/systems design specifications based on business requirements analysis.
Directs and monitors design processes and procedures of power supply/systems.
Evaluates the implementation of new architecture and algorithms in power supply/system design.
Consults on the components selection for power supply/system design, such as rectifiers and LC filters.
Reviews and verifies power supply/system design parameters to ensure compliance with original demands.
Monitors and evaluates the design and architecture of competitive power supply/system products.
Proficiency Level 4
Subject Matter Expert
Leads development procedure evaluations of power supply/systems; advises others on how to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
Contributes to the establishment and use of circuit selection in power supply/systems design.
Designs specific standards to evaluate the quality and reliability of power supply/systems products.
Leads discussions on the implementation of topology in power supply/systems design with other industry experts.
Predicts future trends and directions of power supply/systems design in hardware products.
Champions the use of various methodologies and techniques to improve components reliability in power supply/systems.