General Electric Senior Engineer - Power Electronics - Aviation Research in Niskayuna, New York
Job Description Summary
As a Senior Engineer - Power Electronics, you will be involved in the design of power converters and will work in a collaborative team environment. You will contribute to the development of advanced power conversion concepts as well as their implementation for application to power generation and transmission, aircraft engine systems, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
Aviation Research will continue to play a vital role in supporting the industry through a historic recovery while shaping the future of flight. We invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. Our commitment to lead the industry, to keep safe the flying public and the armed forces, and to lift up one another and our communities, remains our north star. Our purpose is what ties us to one another and gives meaning to our work.
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, design and analysis of power electronic circuits and their controls
Develop and test power converters using wide band gap semiconductor devices and other emerging technologies
Design and test power converter components including Gate drivers, EMI filters, power modules and high frequency transformers
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
Lead proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies
Contribute to shaping the organizational roadmap
Mentor Engineers in the power electronics domain
PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 6 years of experience developing power electronics and controls OR a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 8 years of experience developing power electronics and controls
U.S. citizenship is required due to Federal Contract Provisions.
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.
Experience working with hybrid electric aircraft systems
Experience working in an aviation environment
Familiarity with electric vehicles
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.
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