Lead Controls Engineer
Company: General Electric
Location: New York, United States
Posted: November 08, 2017
Reference ID: 3020347
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As a Lead Controls Engineer involved in the design and control of electronic power converters and electrical machines, you will work in a collaborative team environment. You will be contributing to the development of advanced system concepts as well as their implementation for application such as power generation, aircraft engine systems, locomotive, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will contribute to the planning, development, and transition of technologies from concept to products and/or services for GE internal and external clients.
+ Conduct controls research and through modeling simulation, and design of electrical and electromechanical assets
+ Determine control system requirements by studying system and customer requirements
+ Participate with multidisciplinary teams in the development of new power technologies and capabilities for GE's next generation product platforms
+ Innovate in the controls space
+ Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations that describe analyses and solutions
+ Connect the organization to the latest technology developments and trends in industry
+ Contribute to proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies
+ Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a research & development environment developing power electronics controls OR a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a research & development environment developing power electronics controls
+ 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
+ Experience with advanced real-time and embedded digital control with DSP and FPGA hardware, firmware and software
+ Understanding of strategies to control AC and DC Power Conversion
+ Hands-on hardware experience in controls systems for power conversion systems or electromechanical actuation systems
+ Understanding of pulse width modulation strategies and associated controls
+ Experience in circuit and system simulation tools such as Saber, PLECS, Matlab/Simulink, PSPICE, EMTP, etc.
+ Connections in industry and academia
+ Record of publications and patents
+ Demonstrated successful track record of completing tasks and deliverables on schedule and on budget
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated formal writing and presentation experience
Locations: United States; New York; NiskayunaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.