General Electric Controls Integration Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Role Summary:

The Controls Integration team offers an exciting opportunity to design and test locomotive controls at a system-level. It provides a unique and interesting vantage point to oversee over a dozen supervisory control functions such as trainline control and automatic engine start-stop. The team is responsible for critical infrastructure providing on-board monitoring and diagnostics for the locomotive. The successful engineer in this role will execute these areas from concept to validation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute the design and development for locomotive control systems including function definition, requirements development, dynamic analysis, and failure modes analysis

  • Gather, review and refine system-level requirements to understand design intent and reconcile gaps against existing control system capabilities

  • Execute the analysis, design, test, and integration required to define and support assigned systems or functions to meet business standards and program / product requirements

  • Decompose locomotive system requirements and allocate to subsystem components and functions

  • Define and manage physical and logical interfaces among electronics, wiring, and software applications

  • Utilize simulation lab and locomotive test assets to prototype and validate designs

  • Support and interface with Independent Test Team to resolve design defects and deliver a validated product

  • Prepare and present technical design decisions and results to internal and external customers as necessary

  • Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect the technology that provides a competitive advantage to the business

  • Plan work for assigned projects and product features as input to integrated project plans

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

  • Drive process improvements and simplification initiatives to improve quality and productivity


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Computer Engineering

  • Ability and willingness to support hands-on validation in simulation laboratory and on-locomotive

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated initiative & resourcefulness

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • MATLAB / Simulink experience

  • MBSE / SysML experience

  • Experience with real-time, embedded control system development, preferably C++ Experience with design & validation of electro-mechanical systems

  • Self-guided and self-motivated

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Erie

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.