General Electric Lead Engineer - Power Electronics in Niskayuna, New York
As a Power Electronics engineer involved in the design of power converters, you will work in a collaborative team environment. You will be contributing to the development of advanced power conversion concepts as well as their implementation for application to power generation, aircraft engine systems, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will contribute to the planning, development, and transition of technologies from concept to products and/or services for GE internal and external clients.
Conduct power electronics research through modeling simulation, and design of power electronic circuits and controls.
Develop and test power converters using wide band gap semiconductor devices.
Participate with multi disciplinary teams in the development of new power technologies and capabilities for GE's next generation product platforms
Innovate in the power electronics space
Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations that describe analyses and solutions
Connect the organization to the latest technology developments and trends in industry
Contribute to proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a research & development environment developing power electronics and controls or an MS Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a research & development environment developing power electronics and controls
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
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 through GECareers.com to be considered
Understanding of strategies and topologies that process AC and DC power.
Hands-on hardware experience in power circuits and systems
Understanding of pulse width modulation strategies and associated controls
Working knowledge types of power devices and associated gating strategies (SiC and GaN)
Ability to design and implement passive components, select capacitor technologies towards EMI compliance
Experience in circuit and system simulation tools such as Saber, PLECS, Matlab/Simulink, PSPICE, EMTP, etc.
Familiarity with advanced real-time and embedded digital control with DSP and FPGA hardware, firmware and software
Connections in industry and academia
Record of publications and patents
Demonstrated successful track record of completing tasks and deliverables on schedule and on budget
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated formal writing and presentation experience
Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership and communication skills in a global team environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.