Electrical & Control Systems Engineer
, New York
September 24, 2016
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GE Corporate

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Electrical & Control Systems Engineer

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Disciplinary Engineering and Science

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Essential Responsibilities

As a Control Systems Engineer in the Control Systems research field, you will develop and implement technologies that advance the state of the art in supervisory control systems. You will lead research projects that develop, implement, and deploy software-based control systems that improve the efficacy of supervisory control systems in the aviation, marine, power generation, and systems engineering domains. These systems will leverage advanced technologies for integrated modeling, simulation, network planning, and analytics.

The Control Systems Engineer will perform research and development involving simulation, operation, and optimization of large scale systems such as airline/airspace systems, marine & rail transport systems, or power generation and transmission systems. They will lead research and development using advanced simulation, software development, and system test & validation.

In this position, the prospective candidate will:

* Understand & elicit customer and market requirements involving transport systems (airline, marine, and/or rail) network strategic planning and operations

* Develop simulations for system optimization for operation, efficiency, asset health, and environmental impact

* Conceive and develop strategic initiatives for the simplification and implementation of large scale, supervisory control systems with a particular emphasis on disruption management, operation robustness, scheduling, and sequencing with various operational constraints

* Provide mentoring and development of staff members in the organization to grow the technical capability and knowledge of the organization

* Develop and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external organizations to accelerate and expand the ability to deliver new technology to our business customers


* PhD in Electrical Engineering with minimum 3 years experience OR Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum 5 years experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum 10 years experience

* Underlying theories of solving optimization problems

* Modeling and optimization of large-scale network flow problems

* Proficiency with tools and programming languages such as Java, Python, Matlab, C++, C#, or R.

* Proven leadership, coaching and teamwork skills

* Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

* Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

* Must be 18 years or older

* You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Proficiency with Discrete-event simulations using general-purpose programming languages and familiarity with Monte-Carlo simulations

* Experience with controls and real-time & embedded control systems is strongly desired

* Working knowledge of automation and control systems

* Experience with standard development processes, methodologies, and tools for hardware and software co-design

* Domain expertise in the field of aviation and avionics

* Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language

* Entrepreneurial drive and a demonstrated ability to achieve goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment

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