GE Software Performance and Data Visualization Specialist in Schenectady, New York

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GE Energy Connections

Business Segment

Energy Connections Headquarters

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.

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

Software Performance and Data Visualization Specialist

Career Level




Function Segment

Energy Consulting

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

New York



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Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

The Software Performance and Data Visualization Specialist will be the key contributor to developing tools to improve engineering simulation performance and visualization of modeling results.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing software tools to help improve engineering application simulation performance

  • Develop and extend existing web-based visualization tools for displaying complex engineering results

  • Assist in developing tools to help improve business processes within the GE Energy Consulting Group (ECG)

  • Develop novel approaches to job scheduling for distributed computing problems

  • Support ECG cloud-based computing initiatives

  • Work with internal and external clients to develop custom and standard software solutions

  • Make recommendations on improvements to ECG computing infrastructure - hardware change outs to improve performance & productivity

  • Support ECG Software development team for off-network applications

  • Support non-standard software and hardware implementations

  • Assist in the implementation of automated workflows to improve ECG internal processes

  • Manage projects related to improving efficiency or reducing ECG costs


  • Bachelor degree in an Information Technology/Management OR related field (computer science, computer systems engineering, information technology, electronic media, engineering, physics, mathmateics)

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

  • Strong software development skills in modern object oriented languages

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services

  • Demonstrated experience of developing web-based visualization tools

  • Demonstrated business process improvement skills

  • Demonstrated project management skills

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

  • Experience with Windows HPC Server job scheduler

  • Experience with the GE Predix Framework

  • Experience with full-stack web development

  • Experience with C# and Windows Presentation Framework (WPF)

  • Ability to build and maintain databases for consistency and performance

  • Experience with Data Driven Documents (D3) for visualization

  • Experience with HTML5

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