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General Electric Lead Wireless Network Research Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As a Lead Wireless Network Research Engineer, you will have the opportunity to design, architect and implement novel networking and wireless connectivity solutions. You will lead and contribute to R&D programs aligned with GE’s businesses as well as with U.S. Government Agencies such as DOD, DHS and DOE to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. The technologies developed under these programs will be matured and transitioned into GE business products.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in an interdisciplinary team of Researchers to help transition wireless communication and networking concepts from early stage lab demonstrations to fieldable prototypes.

  • Work with U.S. Government Agencies to shape winning proposals and lead projects that will create innovative solutions in wireless communication and networking.

  • Collaborate with universities, industrial consortiums, commercial partners and others to advance the state of the art in 5G, wireless communication and networking.

  • Participate in IEEE, ISA and other relevant standards bodies to help drive connectivity solutions to support GE business needs.

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

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience OR Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with a minimum of 7 years of industry experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with a minimum of 11 years of industry experience.

  • Experience in the design, implementation, and testing of wireless connectivity solutions including: 5G, WiFi, millimeter wave, massive MIMO, software defined radio, or cognitive radio.

  • Hands-on experience in the design and implementation of at least one OSI layer (1 through 4). Experience in programming languages and tools such as: C, C++, Python,

  • MATLAB/Simulink, or Genesys.

  • Experience in network simulation tools such as: NS3, QualNet, or OPNET

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters 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 to be considered.

Desired Characteristics :

  • Deep knowledge of wireless standards and protocols. Strong publication and intellectual property records.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

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).

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/englobal/desktop/assets/images/posterscreenreaderoptimizedwsupplement.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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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