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Embedded Software Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 1:51:51 PM
  • 2978630
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Texas; Plano


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com.


Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.


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.

Role Summary:
The Embedded Software Engineer will work with Systems Manager and other cross-functional technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate firmware for rectifiers, converters and power supply products. Projects will include New Product Introduction, Direct Material Productivity, resolving customer issues, and sustaining of existing products for Embedded Solutions.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Embedded Software Engineer, you will:

  • Design and develop embedded firmware on a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) in C language for real-time control of single and polyphase power factor corrected (PFC) boost, phase shifted full bridge, DC / DC and LLC resonant power conversion circuits
  • Model and implement closed loop digital control (PI, PID) for same assembly language as required for critical speed fault detection and protection
  • Design and develop inter-processor communication protocols and poll / response serial protocols
  • Perform lab-setting debug on functional high power / high voltage circuits
  • Adhere to coding standards and software engineering best practices including code maintenance in common code revision control system, such as CVS or SVN
  • Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
  • Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university


Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using object oriented programming in C and C# language
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Freescale, Microchip or Texas Instruments Microcontrollers / DSP
  • Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle, TDD and Agile Development
  • Understanding of Data Acquisition and Digital Signal Processing theory
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, strong team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to drive projects to completion

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Locations: United States; Texas; Plano

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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