GE Senior Systems Engineer in Schenectady, New York

Job Number



GE Power

Business Segment

Power Gas Power Systems

About Us

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Senior Systems Engineer

Career Level




Function Segment

Plant Systems Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York

South Carolina



Schenectady, Greenville, Salem

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

In the position of Senior Systems Engineer you will enter an exciting career field where you will lead in the engineering of systems that protect and operate power plant controls. The position requires an individual that possesses understanding of visualization software and engineering principles as well as exhibits project management and communication skills. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop intuitive user interface for the emerging technology stack.

  • Implement the art form of UX into engineering practice.

  • Guarantee Power UX vision is captured within the adjacent products we use.

  • Define user interfaces for turbine control new unit/retrofit using a variety of HMI software packages and modern web-based technologies

  • Responsible for system performance in collaboration with GE and third party providers

  • Support Engineering Services field personnel in technical resolution of field problems

  • Lead multiple projects / activities

  • Ensure quality is ingrained into our products and processes

  • Guide hardware selection of system control components for HMI solutions

  • Create customized product documentation for internal and external customers

  • Work in an AGILE development environment

  • Travel both domestically and internationally approximately 25% of the time, as required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Hands-on experience with UX design

  • 10 years industry experience


  • Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally to support site installation at customer locations

  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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

  • Strong background in HMI application software including Proficy CIMPLICITY and Historian based products

  • Demonstrated interest in or experience working in the industrial controls or power generation industry

  • Experience with Object Oriented JavaScript (Angular, jQuery, Polymer) and JSON-based RESTful web services

  • Strong computer skills: experience with Windows based applications including Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 7, Windows 2012 Server and proficiency in standard MS Office applications

  • Technical skills in engineering design and construction practices

  • Proven team player with solid cooperation, flexibility and demonstrated capacity to learn complex information quickly

  • Field experience in related equipment

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • High energy team player with multi-cultural skills, able to influence effectively in a decentralized, cross functional matrix and global environment

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