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General Electric Application Engineer, Power System Analysis Software in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Application Engineer, Power System Analysis Software will work closely with customers to develop new functionality for the GE PSLF software package, primarily towards steady-state power system analysis, provide product and application support, and maintain existing code.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Enhance and develop core power-flow algorithms for GE PSLF (Positive Sequence Load Flow) program used for power systems analysis

  • Enhance and develop the power systems contingency processor, short circuit analysis, and optimal power flow functions in the software

  • Collaborate cross functionally in a global environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are priority

  • Work closely with customers to develop new functionality to meet the changing needs of the industry

  • Participate in sales and marketing activities, including customer presentations, and the development and application of software QA processes

  • Train users on the application and use of software products

  • Provide consulting services to internal and external clients utilizing power system analysis tools and methodologies

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 2 years of programming experience in C and any object-oriented programming language, including academic experience

  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing power flow or optimal power-flow solution algorithms, including in an academic setting

  • Minimum 1 year of experience using commercial-grade power-flow or stability applications, including in an academic setting

Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5- 10%

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contingency processing techniques and industry reliability standards like North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC’s) TPL (Transmission Planning), TOP (Transmission Operations) and MOD (Modeling, Data and Analysis) standards

  • Demonstrated knowledge of power systems generation, operations and control

  • Demonstrated knowledge of algorithm development, particularly with respect to optimization, short circuit, geomagnetic disturbance modeling, dynamics, and numerical solution techniques

  • Experience programming in Python or C#

  • Programming experience with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

  • Web programming experience in HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Experience with MS Office tools, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Access

  • Strong ability to work independently in providing technical services to customers, and a desire to proactively pursue and correct program issues

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

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