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General Electric Software Project Engineer in Livingston, United Kingdom

Role Summary:This opportunity is for a Software Project Engineer working on our ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management Solutions) suite of products. You will configure and deploy systems to customers sites that manage electrical distribution systems as part of a committed team with a varied skill set.

Essential Responsibilities:In this role, your responsibilities may include such tasks as hardware and network installation, cyber security, data transformation, automation, scripting, interface integration, configuration, testing and training. A Software Project Engineer is expected to be adaptable and customer focused, taking responsibility for their work and ensuring that key milestones and expectations are met. Projects may range from small upgrades executed remotely to multi-year installations across remote sites.

GE have recently announced the launch of a £1.2b Industrial IoT company transforming its existing software businesses as one GE-owned, independently run entity. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in.

This exciting development creates an environment where committed, talented individuals can work together to create truly special, world leading applications.

A significant part of this new company is Grid Software Solutions, an established business that creates and deploys applications and services for the management and control of electrical transmission and distribution networks.

Our solutions deliver reliability, productivity, and efficiency through a modular architecture with adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, and a brilliant user experience. Developed and supported from offices in the UK, US, Australia, Russia, France and Romania, this product stack exemplifies the global nature and diversity of the business.

Please note: this is an EVERGREEN position, meaning that the Talent Acquisition Specialist will contact suitable candidates as soon as the intake for this vacancy opens. Currently we are gathering potential candidates who would be interested in this role.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience

  • Strong experience in software services

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Linux server administration

  • Windows server administration

  • Kubernetes

  • Network design

  • Cyber security

  • Databases (Oracle preferred)

  • Web Services

  • SOA technologies

  • Scripting languages (python, perl, shell. vb)

  • Programming languages (C/C++/C#, Java)

  • DevOps automation technologies (helm, chef, Jenkins)

  • Automated testing technologies

  • Data management – data design, migration, engineering, cleansing

"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 ."

Desired Characteristics:

  • Willingness and ability to undertake work on client site both UK and abroad

  • Passion and drive to ‘get the job done’

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer focus

  • Meeting targets and an ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure

  • Working co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal, Good team spirit

  • Commitment to independent learning.

  • Bi-lingual in European languages

  • Experience in Energy and Utilities sectors

  • Experience with distribution automation including SCADA and substation automation, Smart Grid, Meters and Home Area Networks, Communications/protocols in the electricity industry

About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it


Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

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