General Electric Field Application Engineer (Embedded Power) in Cheyenne, Wyoming

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Role Summary:

The Field Application Engineer (Embedded Power) will be responsible for working in a fast paced, high-growth environment where resources are optimized around producing measurable results. He/she must have the breadth of experience and interest to work as an individual contributor as well as within a team environment. This is a high-visibility position with career development potential.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Field Application Engineer (Embedded Power), you will:

  • Utilize knowledge of the OEM power supply marketplace, including typical customer requirements, competitor offerings, and application trends in the networking, telecom, servers / storage, and industrial markets to provide technical expertise to customers

  • Support the assigned customers in a technical sales capacity and provide assistance to the customer in identifying new opportunities

  • Coordinate activities with the local sales manager and provide technical guidance to establish sales strategies at the assigned accounts

  • Act as a customer advocate with the ability to communicate Voice of Customer needs, product gaps, and concerns to the executive management level

  • Provide training to field sales personnel (reps and distributors) as appropriate

  • Present technology roadmap seminars to customers and communicate the customers feedback to product management

  • Maintain knowledge of market trends, competitive actions, product needs, and customer base

  • Create new product technical requirements, work closely with R&D to guide product development, prepare data sheets and other product technical documentation, help develop product presentations and provide technical product support to customers

  • Understand customer applications to determine new product features and performance needs

  • Analyze competitor products and be aware of the competitive landscape

  • Help develop the product and technology roadmaps

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in solving technical issues and providing high-level customer support and value through technical expertise in the power industry

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory 50% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience within the Power Electronics industry

  • Advanced engineering or technical degree

  • High proficiency in using applicable software (i.e., Microsoft Outlook and Office, sales empowerment tools)

  • Experience in CRM / SFDC

  • Experience in an electronic manufacturing organization

  • Background in power supply manufacturing

  • Experience in power supply design

  • Basic knowledge of the staged gate engineering development process

  • Sound power electronics knowledge, including: AC / DC and DC / DC topologies, standard approaches used in analog and power supply circuit design, understanding of how AC / DC and DC / DC products are used in OEM systems, understanding of digital interface protocols (i.e., I2C, PMBus) and how they are used in power supplies

  • Understanding of agency requirements that apply to power conversion products, such as safety agency standards, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) standards, input Surge requirements, and harmonics standards

  • Lab skills, including familiarity with using basic lab instruments such multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, electronic loads, and spectrum analyzers

  • Ability to understand and implement customer and industry standards

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills with both customers and senior management

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Effective customer presentation skills

  • Excellent organizational skills required to meet multi-tasking expectations

  • In-depth knowledge of OEM product lines and markets (Datacom, telecom, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively manage time and budget or expense parameters

  • Willingness to work independently and be a self-starter

  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills

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Locations: United States; Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas; Plano, Other

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.