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R&D Electrical Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:13:31 PM
  • 2901237
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; New York; Skaneateles


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Role Summary:
GE Inspection Technologies seeks an Electrical Engineer for the R&D Engineering Team. This candidate will delight customers by helping to develop the most advanced hand-held remote visual inspection (RVI) equipment in the world.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of R&D Electrical Engineer, you will:

  • Design and develop portable world-class Non-Destructive Test (NDT) systems that are primarily Remote Visual (RVI), but may also include Ultrasound (UT) and Eddy Current (EM)
  • Lead and participate in the development of electrical architectures and detailed electrical designs, mainly through circuit board design in the Altium toolset
  • Be responsible for primary design challenges are low noise, high bandwidth circuitry, lowest reasonable power, wired and wireless connectivity, digital signal processing, and other typical battery-operated system paradigms
  • Develop and validate on-board FPGA RTL signal processing and system control code in VHDL using offline simulation and in-situ validation tools
  • Work with platform and program teams to optimize designs for customer satisfaction, cost effectiveness, and reusability
  • Devise and execute cross-functional (HW, SW, Mechanical) experiments to alleviate high risk portions of designs, thereby enabling programs to launch on time
  • Develop electronic manufacturing test strategies to ensure a high-quality product delivery to our mission-critical customer base
  • Provide technical leadership to rotational, contractor, and co-op talent
  • Document products and technical data generated consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related engineering degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 8 months of work experience as a professional engineer or undergraduate co-op

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with NDT, Industrial or Medical product design
  • Signal processing algorithm development experience in Matlab or Mathematica
  • Circuit board design and layout using the Altium ECAD toolset.
  • Analog circuit design and simulation in a SPICE-based tool.
  • Interest and capability to do limited software development in C/C++ as needed to support experiments or microcontroller implementations
  • Proficient in the use of common laboratory equipment, including oscilloscopes and network analyzers

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    Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Oil & Gas today!

    Locations: United States; New York; Skaneateles

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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