General Electric Software Engineer - Electrical Power Systems in Helena, Montana

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Role Summary:

Responsible for advanced Power Systems Application software development, testing, integration and tuning of assigned functions to meet corporate project/product commitments. The projects include developing Power system features for Electric Utilities or ISOs (Independent System Operators) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for programming a feature and or a small feature set. Contributes to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management, beginning to work independently).

  • Act as a member in Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices. Implement new functionalities in power system application software which includes WAMS (Wide Area Measurement Systems) and GSA (Grid Stability Assessment) applications.

  • Provide maintenance of power systems application functionality; including code fixes, documentation, and user interfaces.

  • Collaborate with system/project engineers, front-end developers and WAMS and GSA application developers to implement solutions that are aligned with product direction.

  • Limited direct customer interaction. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with thesis or related work in power systems. No experience required. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills Desired Characteristics:

  • Some work or academic experience in power systems.

  • Experience with power systems and/or synchrophasor applications.

  • Experience with software development.

  • Familiarity with Signal Processing and/or Stability Analysis software such as Powertech DSA tools, PSLF and/or PSS/E is a plus.

  • Basic experience in software design, development and/or integration.

  • programming experience in C++, .NET and/or Java and familiarity with basic database operations.

  • Exposure to optimization techniques and tools.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.#DTR Locations: United States; Florida, Washington; Redmond, MelbourneGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.