General Electric Sr Staff Market Optimization Software Engineer in Bothell, Washington
Job Description Summary
Leads advanced Power Systems Application software development and delivery 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 functional software specifications, designing, coding, testing, integration, application tuning and delivery.
Roles and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:
Be responsible for defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
Provide domain and/or technical leadership to a team of electricity markets application software engineers.
Contributes and leads electricity market application development in the context of customer commercial projects and ensures related software deliveries are on schedule, within budget and meets or exceeds customer satisfaction expectations
Promote and demonstrate best practices and high quality software development processes
Writes documents for new project tasks, such as Design notes, testing procedures, etc.
Works with the Market Optimization Team lead and Group manager to allocate and re-assign staff resources as needed
Provides effort estimates for new project tasks
Support sales efforts through tendering, customer demos and customer training
Actively participate in thought-leadership initiatives in front of customers promoting next generation of solutions anticipating and driving new customer needs
Act as a coach / mentor to grow and develop junior staff
Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with thesis or related work in power systems OR in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of six (6) years of experience
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.
PHD in Electrical Engineering with thesis or related work in power systems
Three (3) years development or project delivery experience in Electricity Market field
Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives
Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective team building and problem solving abilities
Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes