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General Electric Power Systems & Drives Modelling Engineering in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, talented and experienced Power Systems & Drives Modelling Engineer to join GE Power Conversion’s Power Systems Engineering team.

As a member of a multi-disciplined team, the Power Systems & Drives Modelling Engineer will deliver, or develop to deliver detailed analysis of high power (MW scale) Marine, Naval or Industrial Power Systems. These systems will incorporate equipment including power generation, distribution, protection, conversion, storage, control and automation. The analysis will aid the assurance that the designs meet defined operational and customer requirements, or otherwise specific requirements including regulatory standards, class or grid codes.

Job Description

Key Competencies & Responsibilities

  • Technically conversant, experienced and an advanced user of MATLAB and Simulink with strong analytical and decision-making skills

  • Able to undertake detailed modelling, analysis and simulation of Power Systems, Power Electronic Converters and Machine Drive Systems

  • Support (and develop to support) detailed design and analysis reports including, but not limited to the following AC and DC systems:

  • Short Circuit Analysis

  • Transient & Stability Analysis

  • Resonance Analysis

  • Protection Co-ordination

  • Harmonic, EMC Analysis and Power Quality

  • Common Mode and Earth Fault Analysis

  • Load Flow

  • Track record and experience of producing detailed simulations and associated reports

  • Support the business and engineers in resolving technical aspects or issues on current projects, equipment under test, or in-service equipment

  • Support verification, validation & HIL testing of low voltage & medium voltage drive systems

  • Comply with all company and customer health and safety regulations

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of a Batchelors Degree, Master’s degree or PhD in electrical engineering or applicable subject, with relevant experience

  • Chartered Engineer (or working to) and equivalent proven record of continuous professional development

  • Extant Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), or the ability to obtain BPSS is required for this role.

Desirable Requirements

  • Familiarity, or capability to use eTAP, PLECS, PSpice, Mathcad, CFD, etc.

  • Experience in Offshore, Naval or Industrial power system engineering in one or more fields, from power engineering HV / LV or electrical drive systems applications

  • The ability to obtain the higher levels of UK Security Clearance, including “SC Clearance” and “UK Eyes Only Clearance”, are desirable for this role


  • Willing to travel within base country and overseas for short-term working

  • Willing to work extended hours during the week, at weekends/holidays at critical times

  • Clean driving licence

What we offer

  • A competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Excellent Learning, Training & Development Opportunities

  • Diverse application exposure

  • Collaborative and inclusive team environment

About us

GE's Power Conversion ( is at the heart of electrifying tomorrow's energy.

In GE Power Conversion 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.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No