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General Electric Senior Software Engineer - Electrical Power Systems Modelling in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

Responsible for advanced Power Systems Application modelling, software development and successful delivery of assigned functions to meet corporate project/product commitments. The responsibilities include: working with Electric Utilities or ISOs (Independent System Operators) and Transmission and Distribution System Operators on modelling, functional software specifications, designing, coding, testing, integration, application tuning and delivery.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Acts as a member and leader in Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high-quality design and development practices. Implement new functionalities in power system application software with focus on modelling aspects

  • Understand customer Application modelling needs and design metamodels and transformation of data to target database formats with strong understanding of CIM

  • Works with customers on model migration and conversion of data to format needed for advanced Power Systems Application, SCADA and Power Market

Provides maintenance of power system application functionality, including code fixes, documentation, and user interfaces.

  • Collaborates with system/project engineers, frontend developers and EMS , DMS and market application developers to implement solutions that are aligned with product direction.

  • Consults with other technical leads to ensure that project-related system design guidelines are being followed. Responsible for writing EMS Functional Software Designs.

  • Provides inputs to technical lead on schedules and cost estimates.

  • Interfaces with customers on general and specific issues within area of functional expertise.

  • Provides marketing support for proposals and demonstrations to potential customers.

  • Mentors interns and junior staff.

Basic Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with thesis or related work in power systems.

  • Requires Three (3) years modelling or software development or project delivery experience in related field.

Eligibility Requirement

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills

Desired Characteristics

  • Work and/or academic experience in the power systems area.

  • Excellent programming skills in C++, Java or other related language, as required. Knowledge on Perl, PowerShell and SQL (MSSQL and/or T-SQL) scripting languages. Good understanding of database operation.

  • Excellent knowledge of assigned technical area and a strong understanding of the EMS software.

  • Good understanding of power systems and/or energy management systems with focus on modelling for Power Applications

  • Exposure to CIM and other model exchange formats

  • Knowledge and experience with electric utility industry practices

  • Strong knowledge of customer perspective and needs.

  • Proven software design skills at the application and technical area level.

  • Ability to see integration issues and to preclude schedule impacts.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to write professional and technical reports and procedures. Ability to make formal and informal presentation to technical and non-technical staff and customers.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

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

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes