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General Electric Senior Embedded Computing Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As a Senior Embedded Computing Engineer, you will have the opportunity to architect and develop state-of-the-art embedded systems for real-time controls and communication applications in the aerospace, power generation, renewable energy, healthcare, and defense industry. You will lead and contribute to R&D programs aligned with GE’s businesses such as Aviation, Power, Renewables, and Healthcare as well as with U.S. Government Agencies such as DOD, DARPA, DHS, and DOE. The technologies developed under these programs will be matured and transitioned into GE business products.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with GE businesses to help transition real-time embedded controls and communication systems from early stage lab demonstrations to fieldable prototypes.

  • Leverage FPGA and related design tools to design, develop, simulate, hardware test, and optimize real-time embedded systems.

  • 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 5 years of industry experience OR Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 8 years of industry experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related disciplines with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience.

  • FPGA design and development experience with VHDL and/or Verilog.

  • Familiarity with Xilinx and/or Altera devices, tools, and ecosystem (e.g., ModelSim, Intel Quartus, Xilinx Vivado, etc.).

  • Experience with the development of real-time embedded applications and systems on microcontrollers, FPGAs, x86, and/or ARM processors.

  • Strong embedded C/C++ coding experience.

  • Will consider remote work arrangements.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

  • 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 with Linux build systems (e.g., Yocto, PetaLinux) and driver development.

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

  • Familiarity with real-time hypervisors, containers, CI/CD systems, and related technologies.

  • Understanding of embedded system security requirements and security techniques.

  • Experience with writing proposals in response to government solicitations.

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 ( . 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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes