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General Electric Dynamic Positioning System Developer in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE Power Conversion is a world leader in developing and maintaining Dynamic Positioning Systems for the Marine Industry. We are looking for a seasoned engineer to join our team of experts in a role that combines engineering skills, particularly in the marine control and automation domain, with software implementation.

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the DP product encompassing position control (vessel modelling, thrust allocation etc.) and associated tools and functions (e.g. route planning, consequence analysis). Your main tasks will be:

  • Specify and implement new developments to expand the capability of the existing DP System, or associated tools, for continuous improvement and/or simplification.

  • Modernisation and porting of existing functionality to new platforms and/or operating systems as required. Support discussions with stakeholders to map out the future strategy for DP Systems

  • Investigation of issues reported on vessels in operation. Provide support for DP project, commissioning and service teams worldwide.

  • Ensure full documentation of the standard products for internal and external users of the DP system.

If you want to know more about what we do for the Marine Industry check this video ( .

We are looking for someone with:

  • Solid experience on working in automation and control or a similar technical discipline.

  • Degree or equivalent in engineering, science or maths with computer literacy, or computer science.

  • Demonstrated practical experience of utilising a high-level programming language such as C, C++ or C#

  • Experience of software configuration management tools (e.g. GIT, Perforce).

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.

About us

GE's Power Conversion ( business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electric transformation of the world's energy infrastructure.

We recognise the value of having wide range of perspectives in decision-making; and we foster an environment where everyone feels that they belong, that their contribution matters and they are able to perform to their full potential, no matter their background, identity or circumstances.

We also understand that not everyone has the same expectations about their jobs, careers and work-life balance, therefore we are happy to discuss flexibility requirements.

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