Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Charlottesville
About Us: GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections. 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.
Role Summary: The Embedded Software Development Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of real-time embedded software for industrial controls.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Embedded SW Development Engineer, you will:
Use your software skills to develop real-time embedded software for our next generation Automation Controller product lines
Work in small, self-motivated teams collaborating with your Product Owner to translate customer needs into next generation control and communication products
Be involved in all phases of software development from product definition to production release
Use Agile software development practices to design & test our products using Continuous Integration
Make technical presentations to peers and managers on the details of your design and project status
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 1 year experience with C / C++ programming in an embedded environment
Minimum of 1 year of experience with Operating Systems, preferably real-time operating systems (e.g., VxWorks, Linux, QNX)
Masters Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes.
Demonstrated experience working on teams that use the Agile Scrum development methods.
Demonstrated experience with logic analyzers, debuggers and/or emulation tools.
Knowledge of Ethernet and other Fieldbus (PROFINET, Profibus, DeviceNet) network communication protocols.
Knowledge of application Security best practices.
Knowledge of Intel (x86), PPC or ARM microprocessors and/or microcontrollers.
Knowledge of Industrial Controls, particularly PLCs / PACs or with GE Intelligent Platforms PAC Systems Programmable Logic Controllers.
Knowledge of C#/.NET development.
Experience with web markup, including HTML5 and CSS.
Experience with Java, Bash and Python.
Experience developing test automation in C#, Java or Python.
Proficient in C# and Python.
Knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases and debugging.
Knowledge of UNIX/Linux environments.
Proficient in refactoring, test automation, modular code, build infrastructure and test-driven development.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; commitment to delivering great software and releasing it quickly, efficiently and with increasing quality.
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