General Electric Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

To create outstanding software solutions for our global customers by contributing to the development of new and existing products working within a small specialist team

Essential Responsibilities:

• Design, build, test and maintain world class software solutions

• Contribute towards the technical appraisal of new software solutions

• Provide technical support to the operations, power systems and commercial teams.

• Perform such other tasks as are consistent with the position and in support of the Head of your team

• Act in the best interests GE at all times


• Graduate with degree (2:1 or above) in electrical/electronic engineering, computing or a related discipline

• Excellent programming skills in C and C+• Experience of Embedded System Development

• Experience in both Linux and Windows environments would be an advantage

• A working understanding of Power System protection, control and/or operation

• Excellent understanding of power system and automation protocols such as IEC 61850, DNP3.0, IEC 60870-5-104 and/or IEEE C37.118

• Proven experience in developing real-time software for Power Systems applications

• Excellent knowledge of IEC61131-3 PLC (Programmable Language Controller) language for SCADA applications, including ST and FBD standards

• Experience with Matlab/Simulink, demonstrable skills in developing production quality applications using these tools

• Working knowledge of automated code generation and testing workflow from Mathworks

• Excellent communication skills

• To be pro-active and able to work autonomously

• Work well with others within a team

• Manage time effectively and work to deadlines

• Strong relevant experience

• UK travel may be required

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

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About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Locations: United Kingdom; Edinburgh