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The GE Aerospace Electrical Power business (Power Generation, Conversion, Distribution and Control) is leading the way in the application of advanced technologies towards the development and delivery of high-performance power products for aerospace and industrial hybrid vehicle applications.

The Staff Engineer – Controls” activities include contributing to the design, development, troubleshooting, and verification of open and closed loop control systems for products, solutions and systems for the Aviation power industry. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components. Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role.


Roles and Responsibilities

• Design, implement, troubleshoot, and verify open and closed loop control systems for power electronic products such as converters and inverters for the Aviation power industry including rotating machinery.
• Test embedded motor controller or power electronic circuits through digital communication, debugger, oscilloscope, and logic analyzer in a lab environment
• Simulate power systems using PLECS, MATLAB/Simulink, or equivalent simulation tools to support design and proposal efforts
• Program embedded processors using C language
• Understand power system performance metrics and solutions to achieve requirements, including stability, dynamics, harmonics, etc.
• Estimate the stability of systems and use Bode analysis tools to assess the stability margins.
• Lead the validation efforts to test functionality of equipment
• Work with customers both internal and external to troubleshoot issues
• Contributes towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.
• Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others
• Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering.
• Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations.
• Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.
• Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.
• Perform internal reviews and/or present in program reviews
• Document different test and characterization procedures for Bode/transfer function measurements.
• Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from an accredited university or college in Electrical Engineering or Controls Engineering or Power Electronics Engineering
• 8+ years of experience in an engineering position

Desired Characteristics

• Master’s Degree or PhD in Power Electronics / Controls Engineering from an accredited university or college or equivalent experience
• Proficiency in ANSYS, MATLAB, Simulink and SPICE tools
• Strong knowledge of various types of motors, their analytical models for simulation and controls
• Strong knowledge of power electronic circuits, topologies, and their characteristics
• Hands on experience in C embedded programming, microprocessors and their peripherals
• Experience with FPGA designs and ability to read hardware description language
• Ability to understand schematics and PCB layout.
• Hands-on experience of operating standard electronic test equipment; oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, frequency generators, signal analyzers, etc.
• Ability to use test equipment to perform PCB level troubleshooting.
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
• Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects with humility and transparency
• Demonstrated ‘Continuous Improvement’ on productivity, cost, process, etc

About us:

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.

*Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.


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