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General Electric Embedded Software Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to architect and develop state-of-the-art embedded systems for real-time controls and communication applications in the aerospace, power generation, renewable energy, healthcare, and defense industry. You will lead and contribute to R&D programs aligned with GE’s businesses such as Aviation, Power, Renewables, and Healthcare as well as with U.S. Government Agencies such as DOD, DARPA, DHS, and DOE. The technologies developed under these programs will be matured and transitioned into GE business products.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with GE businesses to help transition real-time embedded controls and communication systems from early stage lab demonstrations to fieldable prototypes.

  • Work with hardware suppliers and engineering tool providers to identify and select solutions for challenging industrial and defense applications.

  • Collaborate with universities, industrial consortiums, commercial partners, and others to advance the state of the art in embedded computing.

  • Publish technical papers, file patents, and contribute to open source communities.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines OR Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience.

  • Strong embedded C/C++ skills.

  • Working knowledge of Linux driver and/or kernel development.

  • Experience with Linux build systems (e.g., Yocto, PetaLinux) and CI/CD technologies.

  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies such as hypervisors, Docker containers, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work in teams and across business functions.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level or Bachelors level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

  • Because of the specific categories of data handled by GE Research and the structure of our work environment, we are unable to accommodate employment of persons while they are considered nationals of embargoed countries subject to restriction under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR Section 746 et seq. (currently North Korea, Syria, Iran, Cuba, and Sudan). Please note that citizens of embargoed countries who have either “U.S. person” status under U.S. export control laws or subsequent citizenship from a non-embargoed country can be considered.

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com (https://wd5.myworkday.com/ge/d/inst/15$165509/www.gecareers.com) to be considered.

Desired Characteristics

  • Coding experience with Bash, C#, Python, Matlab, etc.

  • Experience with FPGA design and development using VHDL and/or Verilog.

  • Familiarity with Xilinx and/or Altera devices, tools, and ecosystem (e.g., ModelSim, Intel Quartus, and Xilinx Vivado).

  • Working knowledge of real-time operating systems (e.g., VxWorks, QNX, and RTLinux).

  • Experience with the development of real-time embedded applications and systems on microcontrollers, FPGAs, x86, and/or ARM processors.

  • Understanding of embedded system security requirements and security techniques.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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.

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

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