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General Electric Sr Staff 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.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides 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

  • Supports sales efforts through tendering, customer demos and customer training

  • Acts as a coach / mentor to grow and develop junior staff


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

  • Requires Eight (8) years development or project delivery experience in Electricity Market field.

  • Experience with Optimization/MIP.

  • Experience with software development.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States 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.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Continuous improvement oriented – actively generates process improvements; champions and drives change initiatives

  • Highly organized and efficient; able to balance competing priorities and execute accordingly

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

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