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General Electric Staff Electricity Market Optimization Software Engineer in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Job Description

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

  • Contributes and leads electricity market application Product development and ensures related software deliveries are on schedule, within budget and meets or exceeds stakeholder expectations

  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines

  • and quality standards

  • Writes documents for new project tasks, such as White Papers, Design notes, testing procedures, etc.

  • Leverage Power Systems domain knowledge in design and development of Product software.

  • Promote and demonstrate best practices and high quality software development processes

  • 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

Basic Qualification

  • 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 four (4) years of experience

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

Technical Expertise:

  • 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.

Personal Attributes:

  • 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 ( . 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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes