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Power System Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:26:15 PM
  • 2821932
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Washington; Redmond


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 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:
Leads a small team of power systems developers to deliver software for customer projects and R&D. Performs assigned software tasks including implementing pre-defined new functionality, development tasks and intermediate to advanced level bug fixes in order to support project deliveries. Has ability and knowledge to mentor more junior engineers on the team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Perform work generally assigned by the lead engineer, have good understanding of the big picture (i.e. impact of code modifications to related software throughout the project) and complete the assignments with various degree of complexity within budget, on schedule, and to customer's satisfaction and quality expectations
  • Consults with other technical leads to ensure that project-related system design guidelines are being followed
  • Provides input to technical lead on schedules and cost estimates
  • Takes initiative to research the problem and recommend changes to methods or procedures for a problem with the trend
  • Assists in identifying packaging requirements, gathers information for and prepares software and system level documentation such as software design documents, system installation guides, test plans, programmer's guides, and software maintenance manuals
  • Interfaces with customers on general and specific issues within area of functional expertise
  • Provides marketing support for proposals and demonstrations to potential customers
  • Ensures quality assurance standards and procedures are followed in all aspects of software development
  • Lead junior staff through completion of specific efforts
  • Build relationships within and outside the team


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Operations Research from an accredited university or college
  • 4 years' direct experience in implementing software solutions for power systems Optimization Applications for electricity markets
Eligibility Requirements
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 5%.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong software skills in C++, Java or other similar/equivalent languages
  • Stays current with their discipline's technologies, willing to adopt new technologies and facing new challenges
  • Interested in software design, development and testing
  • Willing to work with customers directly for requirement clarification or solution offering
  • Can work independently and a good team player
  • Goal-oriented
  • Good communication skills and willing to make decision based on sound analytical skills and reasoning
  • Good knowledge of optimization applications in energy industry
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Locations: United States ; Washington; Redmond

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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