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Lead Controls Software Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/9/2017 4:50:17 AM
  • 2981048
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions
Location(s): India, United Kingdom; Stafford


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Role Summary:
This role has key objectives of designing, developing and integrating of world-class Control & Protection software for VSC and LCC systems. The Control system is critical to the success of each HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) Contract awarded

Essential Responsibilities:
• Member of a multi-discipline engineering team to meet the project requirements throughout its life cycle.
• Full responsibility for wide area of software design work.
• Implement software QA activities, incl. code reviews, take part in project milestone and software release reviews, use of TDD-techniques.
• Prepare formal and informal engineering documentation (e.g. reports, specs, technical notes).

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Degree Qualified in an Engineering Discipline ideally with a software content or equivalent knowledge & experience.
• Experience as Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer
Technical skills
• Software development and software project delivery processes.
• Knowledge and experience in Agile development practices (e.g. Scrum).
• Knowledge and experience in safety critical and/or control system software development practices (e.g. IEC 61508, IEC 62304).
• Test Driven Design techniques (e.g. CI/Continuous Integration, Unit Testing, automated regression testing)
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
• Proven analytical and organizational ability.
• Conceptual understanding of full stack of software and in-depth experience in more than one area (e.g. firmware, middleware, control algorithm).
• Knowledge of HVDC
• Knowledge of Power Electronics control system design
• Model-Based Design techniques (Matlab-Simulink)
• Software architecture and modelling (e.g. UML, SysML)

Locations: India, United Kingdom; Stafford

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