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General Electric Staff Software Engineer - C++ and Power Systems in Hyderabad, India

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing, developing and testing the software to create Digital Energy suite of products and services tailored to the needs of the GE businesses and external customers. The applications that you develop and work on will help electric utility customers to manage and provide a reliable, safe and economical power delivery. Requires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge. Requires strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant technologies.

Job Description

Responsible for advanced software development and successful delivery of assigned functions to meet corporate project/product commitments. Work includes functional software specifications, design, coding, testing, integration, customer testing and delivery. Performs software design while ensuring system criteria are met. Consults with other technical leads to ensure that project-related system design guidelines are being followed. Responsible for writing Functional Software Designs. Provides input to technical lead on schedules and cost estimates. Interfaces with customers on general and specific issues within area of functional expertise. Ensures quality assurance standards and procedures are followed in all aspects of software development.

Qualifications / Requirements

Master's degree from an accredited university in Power Systems or equivalent.

Minimum 9 years of experience in EMS pertaining to Network applications out of which 6+ years of experience in application development.

Excellent knowledge of Network applications usage by power utility customers.

Excellent programming skills in C++ or other related languages as required.

Good understanding of database operations and modelling software tools.

Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to write professional and technical reports and procedures. Ability to make formal and informal presentation to technical and non-technical staff and customers. Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Desired Characteristics

Business Acumen:

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large-scale application.

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry


  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

  • Learns organization vision statement and decision-making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members/peers.

  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present

  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No