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General Electric Senior Engineer – System Value Optimization in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable Energy is helping change the world and has a focused portfolio of onshore wind products and services to meet the need for cleaner power—today and tomorrow.

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and are always driven to find the best solution. Surrounded by committed colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make your mark, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the green energy transition.

We are fully committed to full gender equality and diversity inclusion, aiming for

the best professionals in an equal employment opportunity environment

We are looking for Senior Engineers to join Systems Value Optimization team at multiple GE locations.

This is a generic posting looking for professionals with deep expertise in broader fields. Ultimate role and responsibilities will be defined together with applicants during the recruitment process based on best fit.

We are offering relocation and immigration support including immigration services to secure a local hire work permit. We strive to support work-life balance with different flexibility options. We might also consider eligibility to fully remote position

Job Description

Role & Responsibilities:

The System Value Optimization Team is responsible for conceptual design of new wind turbines, system simulation through the new product development process, site specific optimization of new wind farms, and the development of analytical tools and methods.

This System Value Optimization Senior Engineer is responsible for:

  • Collaborating with the Applications Engineering team to develop solutions that enhance wind farm value and grow product application space

  • The development and validation of system simulation models

  • Executing and advancing wind turbine system simulation models for the purposes of system design, analysis, loading calculations, etc.

  • Provide technical expertise in multi-body simulation analysis and model construction to the rest of the System Value Optimization team

  • Assist with the verification and validation of wind turbine simulation models

  • Develop new processes for the execution of system stability analysis by the System Value Optimization team

  • Execute system-level stability analysis for the purposes of product development, risk assessments, RCAs, etc.

  • Develop, tune, and maintain the wind turbine dynamic simulation models according to IEC guidelines and GE design processes

  • Perform loads calculations for new turbine configurations and turbine upgrades

  • Identify opportunities for simplification and automation of processes for loads simulations

  • Assist in the development of computational tools and process automation


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or closely related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Engineering or closely related field.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with wind turbine system optimization or design tradeoffs to reduce wind turbine levelized cost of electricity

  • Experience with multi-body simulation codes (ADAMS, Simpack, etc.)

  • Experience with system-level stability or dynamics analysis

  • Experience with the development and validation of system simulation models

  • Knowledge of wind turbine operation, control technologies, operability, or validation

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Python programming experience

  • Demonstrated ability for process automation projects

  • Experience with the new product introduction process

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