Lead Engineer - Power Electronics with Security Clearance

GE Aerospace
Schenectady, New York
Apr 10, 2024
May 01, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
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 Power Electronics Lead Engineer in Vernova Advanced Research, Electrical Systems team, you will be involved in the development of new power electronics concepts that are integral to changing the way the world generates and uses energy. Your work will include power electronics system modeling and simulation, design and testing of power converters and converter submodules, testing and characterization of power electronics devices, EMI filter design for converters application. You will contribute to the development of advanced power conversion concepts as well as their implementation for application to power generation, transmission, and distribution applications. Job Description Roles and Responsibilities: As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will contribute to the planning, development, and transition of technologies from concept to products and/or services for GE internal and external clients. You will:
Conduct power electronics research through modeling simulation, and design of power electronic circuits and controls
Develop and test power converters devices
Develop and test control solutions for power converters devices Participate with multi-disciplinary teams in the development of new power technologies and capabilities for GE's next generation product platforms Innovate in the power electronics space Work closely as a team member on programs involving electric machines and power systems
Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations that describe analyses and solutions Connect the organization to the latest technology developments and trends in industry Contribute to proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies Required Qualifications: Doctorate Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of professional experience developing power electronics and controls or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience developing power electronics and controls
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. Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY. Must be 18 years or older. Desired Characteristics: Familiarity with DC grid concepts, including medium and high voltage DC
Familiarity with the excitation of electric machines.
Familiarity with energy storage Familiarity with microgrids and grid integration of renewables
Expertise in simulation tools such as PLECS, SABER, MATLAB (Simulink) and others
Connections in industry and academia
Record of publications and patents
Demonstrated successful track record of completing tasks and deliverables on schedule and on budget.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated formal writing and presentation experience. The salary range for this position is $98,400-$164,000 US dollars 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. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus. 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. This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government. Additional Information GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Empl