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Application Engineer - Consulting Operations

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 11:59:31 AM
  • 2789954
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Headquarters
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady


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



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 Application Engineer- Consulting Operations will work closely with the customer to develop new functionality, provide consulting services, develop core algorithms and systems, and train new users on the application and use of the software products.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Application Engineer - Consulting Operations, you will:
  • Enhance and develop core algorithms for GE MAPS software (used for power systems analysis)
  • Enhance and develop transmission modeling in GE MAPS
  • Execute on new product developments related to improved modeling
  • Enhance the MAPS User Interface
  • Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized
  • Work closely with customer to develop new functionality to meet the changing needs of the industry
  • Participate in sales and marketing activities, including customer presentations
  • Participate in software QA process and development of QA processes
  • Provide consulting services to internal and external clients utilizing power system analysis tools and methodologies
  • Train users on the application and use of software products


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • PhD in Operations Research
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in electric power planning software development
  • Minimum of 3 years of programming experience in an engineering-oriented language


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with MS Office tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Access
  • Experience with Fortran, C or C++
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in software project management and execution
  • Experience working with production simulation tools in a consulting environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of power systems generation, operations and control
  • Demonstrated knowledge of optimization techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Algorithm development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Linear and Mixed integer programming and decomposition techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ancillary service modeling Demonstrated knowledge of Reliability techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Hydro Thermal coordination
  • Knowledge of Expansion planning
  • Strong ability to work in teams, and to work independently in providing technical services to customers
  • Passion for working in an open, sharing, and supportive environment where colleagues welcome opportunities to assist each other with solving challenging technical problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady

    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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