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EPISCenter Lead Controls Design Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/31/2017 12:50:20 PM
  • 2970529
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Dayton


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Role Summary:


In this high-impact, high-autonomy role, you will will design electric machine and power conversion control systems to support aerospace applications.

You will be operate in a multidisciplinary team environment.

You will lead the design activities from concept to production under minimum supervision, work with other engineers to develop solutions to meet requirements / specifications, and act as a technical lead supporting the Engineering Project Manager.



Essential Responsibilities:


In particular, you will :


  • Define, design, and implement control systems for electric machines (motors and generators) and power conversion systems on different DSP and FPGA platforms
  • Define and analyze voltage regulation and current control loops
  • Define hardware and software platform requirements for the implementation of control systems
  • Define performance metrics and solutions to achieve requirements, including stability, dynamics, harmonics, etc.
  • Understand the interaction between electric machines, power converters, and their control loops
  • Model and simulate electric machine control systems (Matlab / Simulink, etc.)
  • Define control architectures based on reference frame theory and D-Q transformations



    Qualifications/Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience


    Eligibility Requirements:


  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment



    Desired Characteristics:


  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 5 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 7 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience
  • Experience implementing control algorithms in C language
  • Ability to define power generation architectures for 115Vac or 270Vdc systems
  • Experience with analog and digital electronics circuits
  • Experience with power electronics inverters and dc-dc converters
  • Understanding of military and commercial qualification specifications, such specifications including MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461, DO-160, and DO-254
  • Environmental and performance qualification experience
  • Background and understanding aircraft power systems including generation, conversion, distribution, and aircraft loads
  • Prior work experience in aerospace power generation / conversion products
  • Capability to do hardware-software partitioning and to define software functionality
  • Commercial certification experience





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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Dayton

    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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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