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General Electric Lead Embedded Software Engineer - Energy Research in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As a Lead 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 as well as lead and contribute to R&D programs aligned with GE Vernova’s energy businesses such as Power Generation, Renewables, and Hydro as well as with U.S. Government Agencies such as the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy. The technologies developed under these programs will be matured and transitioned into GE business products. Are you ready to join our team of technology enthusiasts to help make GE’s industrial assets safer and more secure to protect the world’s most critical infrastructure?

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with businesses and academic partners to shape and pursue external funding opportunities with U.S. Government Agencies such as the Department of Defense, and the Department of Energy.

  • 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 with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience OR Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 8 years of industry experience.

  • Strong embedded programming skills (e.g., C/C++, C#, Python, etc.).

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

  • Experience with Linux build systems (e.g., Yocto).

  • Experience with writing proposals in response to government solicitations.

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

  • 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 and Cuba). 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 18 years or older.

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at ($165509/ to be considered.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience writing firmware and with low-level programming (e.g., microcontrollers).

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

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

  • Experience with CI/CD technologies (e.g., GitLab, Jenkins, etc.).

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