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Working Student (m/f) - Engineering Support

  • GE Power
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 8/16/2017 4:33:39 PM
  • 2951891
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Automation & Controls
Location(s): Germany; Augsburg

About Us:
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. GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world ́s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to support the Engineering team in the product bring-up phase for GE's high sophisticated hardware. In this role, you will support the project team in investigation of new concepts and setup devices and systems. Furthermore, you will be responsible for assembling and updating prototype boards, prepare test scripts and execute tests. The position is targeted with a working time of 15-20h/week and a length of at least 6 months.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of update/upgrade process for prototype boards/systems
  • Assembling and customization of prototype boards/systems
  • Creating new mechanical parts for mounting parts and interface covers
  • Modification of already existing prototype boards/systems
  • Performing software and firmware updates
  • Development and execution of test scripts under Linux/Windows
  • Documentation of changes and status of modified prototype boards/systems

  • Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar studies
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Experience in handling with mechanical parts
  • Basic experience in x86 architecture
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Solid communication and coordination skills
  • Team player with professional presence
  • Fluent English, good German communication skills

Desired Characteristics:
  • Basic experience with Revision Control Tools (Subversion)
  • Experience in Linux/Windows scripting
  • Experience in hardware related programming
  • Familiar with MS office tools

If you have any further questions, please contact the responsible recruiter Sarah Simon, Phone: 069/40125-1112.

Locations: Germany; Augsburg

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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