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General Electric Software Engineer - Electrical Power Systems Modelling in Bucharest, Romania

Job Description Summary

Responsible for 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

Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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

  • Understands customer application modelling needs. Knowledge about the CIM format is a plus.

  • Work 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 systems 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 technical leads to ensure that project-related system design guidelines are being followed.

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’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.

Desired Characteristics:

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

  • Programming skills in C++, Java or other related language, as required. Knowledge on Perl, PowerShell and SQL (MSSQL and/or T-SQL) scripting languages. Basic understanding of database structures and management.

  • Knowledge of assigned technical area and a good understanding of the EMS software.

  • Exposure to CIM and other model exchange formats.

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

  • Knowledge and experience with electric utility industry practices

  • 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 work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Able to rapidly adapt and to find solutions to unexpected problems.

  • Capacity to learn on the go and understand the principles presented during trainings (formal or informal), with the ability to autonomously apply them on a specific task.

The Benefits we are offering:

  • Strong induction process (1 full month only for ramp-up).

  • An open communication culture in a friendly environment and with supportive teammates.

  • Flexible working hours and a well-defined work-from-home policy.

  • Increased number of vacation days, according to your work-experience.

  • Additional days off (8th of March, 3rd Easter day).

  • Annual, performance-based, salary review.

  • Impact awards for outstanding performance.

  • Private Medical Insurance for you, can also be extended for family members.

  • Gift vouchers for Christmas and Easter holiday.

  • Vacation bonus with an annual payout.

  • Benefits for children (special occasions gifts, vouchers and events).

  • Daily meal vouchers.

  • Fully customized development and training programs all throughout the year.

  • Strong focus and real opportunities for Career Development.

  • Referral Program Benefits.

  • LinkedIn Learning subscription and full access to GE’s learning knowledge-base.

  • Bookster subscription.

  • Corporate discount to fitness services.

  • Wellbeing program with multiple events focused on a healthy lifestyle, free apps to support your healthy habits and free employee assistance program, provided by specialized counselors.

When we will be back to the office:

  • You will work in one of the best locations in town: Aviatorilor 8 office building, in Victoriei Square (in the middle of Central Business District).

  • Office with an excellent connectivity to public transportation.

  • Free underground parking space for employees.

  • Fruits days at the office.

  • Unlimited supply of great coffee & tea amenities.

  • Christmas party (because you party hard when you work hard).

  • Attractive financial compensations for roles involving external travels and on-site missions.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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