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General Electric Data Scientist - Power Systems in Remote, Washington

Job Description Summary

In pursuit of accelerating the energy transition and recognizing the grid's significance in this transformation, GE Vernova is introducing Grid Orchestration, an initiative aimed at realizing the grid of the future. We are seeking a skilled Data Scientist – Power Systems to design and develop advanced machine learning-enabled engineering analytics for distribution and transmission systems. Operating within a mission-driven, disruptive innovation, agile, and fast-paced culture, you will actively participate in highly complex global projects and innovative customer engagements, necessitating a profound understanding of both GE Vernova's products and customers' operational environments. As a vital member of the Grid of the Future, Grid Orchestration team, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in driving GE Grid Orchestration initiatives pertaining to power systems research and software development. The ideal candidate should possess extensive experience and knowledge of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), with a proven track record of implementing AI/ML techniques in power grids.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct research, prototype, and develop advanced machine learning-enabled software applications for distribution and transmission power grids. These applications may include steady state and dynamics power system analytics.

  • Lead the research and evaluation of existing and emerging technology, standards, products and markets. You will operate as both a team member and Individual contributor, serving as a subject matter and technical expert.

  • Collaborate with cross-disciplinary teams on the development of use cases, business cases, user flows, functional and non-functional requirements, value mapping, roadmaps, product specifications, work estimate and sizing, and delivery plans.

  • Perform machine learning-enabled research and analysis related to distribution power grid, including microgrid, distributed renewable resources (DERs), battery energy storage systems, electric vehicle, demand response, using data from advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), SCADA, or distribution phasor measurement units (PMUs).

  • Provide support for continuous development of transmission and distribution software products associated with distribution automation, DERs management, state estimation, operation and dispatch optimization, and more.

  • Effectively communicate results to both internal and external customers by preparing detailed written reports or presentations describing analyses performed, solutions developed, and customer value propositions.

  • Enhance industry knowledge and present technical content in regional forums and conferences, establishing yourself as a thought leader in industry activities.

  • Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are highly valued.

Education Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or electric power engineering, specifically in the computer and electric power engineering field with minimum 3 years of data science working experience.

  • 3+ years of experience and knowledge of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), including, unsupervised learning, supervised learning, and reinforcement learning, large language models (LLMs). Proven experience in applying AI/ML techniques to distribution and transmission power grids.

  • 3+ years of research or industry experience with simulation using scientific programming tools or languages, such as MATLAB, C++, C#, or Python. Proficiency in performing unbalanced, multi-phase power flow and dynamic analysis using distribution system simulation tools, like OpenDSS, or ETAP, as well as transmission simulation tools like PSS/E, PSLF, and DSA Tools .

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ph.D. Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or electric power engineering, specifically in the computer and electric power engineering field with minimum 5 years of data science working experience.

  • Advanced experience in utilizing and applying common programming languages, such as Python, C/C++, Java, Spark and Hadoop, R Programming, Kafka, C#, MATLAB, along with good familiarity with power system modeling and data communication format, such as Common Information Model (CIM), IEC 61850, IEEE C37.118, and others.

  • Proven experience as a power system engineering with expert knowledge of power system models, model validation and calibration algorithm or process, steady state, transient, and dynamics analysis.

  • Industry reputation, prior IEEE/CIGRE published articles related to practical power systems engineering topics, participation in industry standards, working groups, or task forces.

Personal Attributes:

  • Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating with conviction and vision; actively encourages stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities. Balances an understanding of present realities with a collaborative drive towards shaping the future.

  • Adopts a holistic systems perspective, envisioning, comparing, and contrasting multiple potential long-range futures. Demonstrates empathy towards multiple points of view.

  • Possesses a genuine passion for the customer and a strong conviction in addressing problems worth solving.

  • Embraces a desire for personal and professional growth, fostering innovation, creativity, curiosity and a collaborative mindset.


At GE Digital, our focus is clear: delivering software that accelerates a new era of energy. We deliver software that accelerates electrification and decarbonization across the energy ecosystem - from how power is created, to how it is orchestrated, to how it is consumed. Using data, we transform how our customers solve their toughest challenges. By improving the energy ecosystem to be more intelligent and efficient, we’re helping create reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for all.

GE Digital delivers software that:

Reduces emissions & waste today through efficiency insights

Orchestrates a secure, clean energy grid

Accelerates the transition to zero- and low-carbon energy resources


The salary range for this position is 88,880.00 - 111,100.00 USD Annual. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for [a performance bonus/variable incentive compensation/equity]. Available benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision. *Please note, the benefits can be Health, Medical, 401K, Paid Leave.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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