Senior Engineer - Robotics and Autonomous Systems - Vernova Rese with Security Clearance

GE Aerospace
Schenectady, New York
Dec 01, 2023
Dec 06, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary GE Vernova's Advanced Research business is the central innovation engine for GE's portfolio of energy businesses, which will be unified under one banner called GE Vernova. The research organization is made up of 250+ researchers representing virtually every major scientific and engineering discipline. Collectively, they are driving major research programs and initiatives to decarbonize power, accelerate renewables, and promote electrification and the creation of a 21st century grid fit to power a zero-carbon energy future. As a Senior Robotics and Autonomous Systems Engineer you will work with GE Research, GE Businesses, and external customers to define, build, and execute strategic research and development programs focused in Robotics and Autonomous Systems aligned with GE's Digital Industrial vision. Job Description Essential Responsibilities Develop new technology concepts with strategic impact focused in robotics and autonomy, including robot system design, motion planning, perception, manipulation, system integration, and human-robot interaction.
Lead projects, proposals, relationship building, and the development of new autonomous and robotic systems technology.
Actively participate in design, architecture, and development efforts.
Engage with internal and external thought leaders across the robotics technology stack to drive new concepts and applications. Position Requirements Doctorate degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in design and development of robotic systems or autonomous systems. Or a Master's degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 8 years of experience in design and development of robotic systems or autonomous systems. Strong execution track record.
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.
Significant experience in path/motion planning, kinematic and dynamic modeling of robots, perception, graphical simulation, and GUIs.
Significant experience related to systems architecture, design, and system integration.
Significant experience programming in C/C++/Python.
Significant experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS).
Significant experience in integrating mechanical, electrical, and software components into working systems.
Experience in electro-mechanical design, system integration, and mechanism design.
Experience in mechanical design (e.g. in SolidWorks).
Experience with computer vision, and machine learning.
Possess superior problem-solving skills and independent decision-making abilities, all while operating in an extremely demanding, fast-paced team setting.
Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Must be 18 years or older
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
You must submit your application for employment on the Careers page at to be considered. Desired Characteristics 3 or more years working in a defense or industrial domain.
3 or more years working with embedded robotics platforms developing online algorithms.
Active secret or above clearance.
Demonstrated ability to convert high-level customer needs into a technical development strategy.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Communicate effectively both in written and oral English.
Self-motivated, innovative, willing to pursue new technical areas and capable of working independently. The salary range for this position is $100,000 - $205,000 USD, annually. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, health care coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, paid time-off, EAP, and more. 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,