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General Electric Senior Control Systems Research Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

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As a Senior Control Systems Research Engineer you will develop models, advanced controls, optimization, estimation, and detection technologies. You will have to work independently as well as in a team to develop systems technology solutions for a variety of GE product applications including turbo-machinery, renewable energy systems, locomotives, and healthcare systems.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

Responsibilities will include working closely with business stakeholders and project team members to meet project deliverables. The employee will need to work independently as well as in a team to develop and deliver solutions in systems technologies including modeling, advanced controls, optimization, estimation, and cybersecurity to develop technology differentiation for GE products and services.

As a Senior Control Systems Research Engineer, you will:

  • Work independently as well as with a diverse team to develop and apply advanced technology solutions to GE products and services using modeling, advanced controls, optimization, estimation, and cybersecurity technologies.

  • Validate performance of developed solution through simulations and application on target product to mature technology to be transferred to the GE business.

  • Document technology and results through patent applications, technical reports, and publications.

  • Stay current with advances in system technologies to seek out new ideas and applications.

  • Work in a team environment with colleagues across GE Global Research and GE business units.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Doctorate degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 7 years of experience in design of advanced controls, optimization, estimation, or detection algorithms. Or a Master’s degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 10 years of experience in design of advanced controls, optimization, estimation, or cybersecurity algorithms.

  • Knowledge and application of advanced controls, optimization, estimation, or cybersecurity algorithms.

  • Proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink and C, C++, or Python.

  • Willingness to travel at a minimum of 2 weeks per year.

  • Demonstrated experience (algorithm development and software implementation) in developing systems solutions for complex physical systems (e.g. mechanical systems, chemical plants, power systems, transportation, aviation systems).

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and execute on large projects.

  • 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.

  • 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 :

  • Experience with real-time implementation of system solutions in a variety of hardware platforms.

  • Knowledge of other dynamic system simulation packages, such as Easy5, NPSS, etc.

  • Experience developing controls solutions for industrial applications e.g. locomotives, wind turbines, oil & gas systems, power plants, healthcare systems, aerospace.

  • Experience in developing model predictive control

  • Experience in developing cybersecurity algorithms

  • Exposure to industrial control hardware programming and industrial control software development

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Experience leading teams which includes setting up schedules, milestones, technical reviews, tracking funding etc.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership.

  • Demonstrated ability to take an innovative idea from a concept to a product.

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 http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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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