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General Electric Senior Electrical Engineer, MR Power Senior Design Engineer in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

This role will be responsible for power electronics design and engineering; designing, developing, modifying and evaluating power semiconductor parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment and other hardware systems and integrating that circuity into a magnetic resonance system.

Job Description

Duties include (but are not limited to):

•Design and develop power hardware MR gradient driver systems.

•Work cross-functionally with systems, hardware, and firmware engineering teams to understand system interactions and dependencies, account for these integration points within development plan

•Write detailed functional specifications that document newly created designs and support product introduction.

•Provide technical support to team throughout product development and implementation process

•Test and verify hardware to ensure that they meet specifications and requirements, by recording and analyzing test data

•Construct models and simulations to prove out design concepts; Model, build, test, and modify product prototypes using working models or theoretical models constructed with simulation

•Capture electrical design schematic using an ECAD system; review and approve layout (Cadence).

•Engage in all phases of new product introduction: concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, manufacturing introduction and service support

•Active mentoring and guidance of junior design engineers in area of expertise


1.Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with 5+ years relative work experience in power electronics and analog system design.

Desired Characteristics

1.Masters degree in Electrical Engineering

2.Circuit design, schematic capture, and simulation tool experience. Working knowledge of PWA board bring-up and system integration.

3.Demonstrated ability to design and debug power, analog and digital bench level test setups. Must be familiar with common power semiconductor components.

4.Power Circuit design and simulation tool experience (eg - PLECS, LTSpice, Matlab)

5.Working knowledge of project management processes and procedures.

6.Demonstrated technical leadership capability in integration activities

7.Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task; excellent teamwork, coordination and communication skills

8.Ability to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability, and delivery targets

9.Experienced in developing project plans and estimates

10.Effective oral and written communication skills

11.Design for Reliability, EMC, and Manufacturability experience


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 may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes