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General Electric Lead Engineer - Component Heat Transfer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As a Lead Engineer in Component Heat Transfer, you contribute to the aero-thermal design of components and systems for energy and propulsion systems, which includes design and development of cooling solutions, the application of multiphysics computational tools to components and systems, and the design and execution of component and subsystem aero-thermal tests.

Job Description

At GE Research, we See, Move, and Create the future of flight and energy systems. The Component Heat Transfer team develops innovative cooling solutions for aerospace and energy systems.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Applying your knowledge of analysis, design, and test of innovative cooling technologies for turbomachinery and electrical machines in aerospace and energy applications.

  • Collaborating in multidisciplinary teams of GE product engineers, GE Research team members, and external partners to invent and mature the next generation of cooling and thermal technologies.

  • Utilizing your experience in modeling, simulation, and/or experimentation to characterize and validate novel cooling technologies for components and systems.

  • Establish and grow a network of collaborators in academia, government, and industry.

  • Patent your inventions and develop a record of publication via conferences and peer reviewed journals.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years professional experience.

  • Experience solving complex cooling and/or thermal management problems for aerospace and/or energy components and systems.

  • Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.

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

  • Must be 18 years or older.

Desired Characteristics

  • 5+ years of work experience in an industrial or laboratory setting.

  • Direct knowledge of space power and propulsions applications, or high-speed flight vehicles.

  • Experience with gas turbine and/or electrical machine cooling design and validation.

  • Excellent communication skills .

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

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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