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General Electric Research Engineer : Power Electronics in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

Role Summary/Purpose

As a Research Engineer– Power Electronics and Controls, you will independently contribute to technology programs in design, modeling, analysis and control of advanced electrical power conversion systems. You will be responsible for developing advanced power electronics topologies leveraging recent advancements in components, packaging and controls. You are expected to deliver solutions for high power density, cost, quality and performance for power conversion system for hybrid electric and more electric applications. You will collaborate with GE Aerospace and GE Research Centre technologists to innovate for the future and deliver on our commitment to sustainability, safety and quality for our customers while advancing future of flight

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As a Research engineer, you will:

  • Simulate and analyze complete system models for aircraft power distribution system, hybrid electric propulsion system and more electric propulsion system

  • Design, develop and build power converters for hybrid electric/more electric applications

  • Develop and implement in hardware advanced controls of electrical system, including design and development of embedded controls using FPGA and microcontrollers

  • Design and develop high frequency resonant converters for Aerospace applications

  • Write and orally represent the research to its business customers and at technical conferences

  • Work with multi-disciplinary boarder team or independently deliver based on the requirements of project

  • Deliver on technical projects with set timelines and quality.

  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Uses some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance. Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks. Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • proven interpersonal skills and provides informal guidance to new team members

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering or a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with at least 4 years of industry experience in an advanced technology development environment designing, building and testing power electronics and controls, system modeling

  • Strong expertise in simulation and analysis of electrical systems and electromechanical systems

  • Strong understanding of controller design for different kinds of power converters

  • Understanding of power devices and their gate drive requirements

  • Understanding of design for EMI/EMC compliance

  • Understanding of electronics packaging

  • Hands-on PCB design, hardware design and build experience in power circuits and systems

  • Experience in designing and developing high frequency magnetics

  • Experience in circuit and system simulation tools such as PLECS, Saber, Matlab/Simulink etc.

  • Experience in FPGA/Microcontroller programming

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaborative team environment

  • Unfailing dedication to deadlines and commitments

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes