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Lead Edge Software Engineer

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/28/2017 11:51:11 AM
  • 3034678
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; New York; Niskayuna


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.

At GE Global Research, we’re redefining what’s possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you’ll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you’ll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You’ll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.

At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with our technologists at http://www.edisonsdesk.com and http://twitter.com/GEresearch

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:
As the Lead Edge Software Engineer you will create Edge applications to optimize our industrial assets. You will work with multiple GE businesses including Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, and Healthcare to design, model, and implement Predix Edge solutions. With a team of experts, you will execute research programs to provide the embedded systems for a world-class controls and automation portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:
This role evaluates and develops state-of-the art edge technologies and applies the resulting benefits to GE’s products. Your primary focus will be to deliver foundational elements to enable the Industrial Internet. You will work with GE’s Industrial businesses and other Global Research teams to invent innovative and effective solutions. After understanding how a technology can benefit a customer, you will execute programs to create new technology solutions, create prototypes, and transition the work to GE’s product and service teams for launch into the market.


As the Lead Edge Software Engineer, you will:

  • Design and develop edge software for GE control systems and edge devices
  • Develop processes, techniques, and tools to accelerate edge application design, implementation and integration
  • Co-design embedded hardware and software solutions. Author embedded software to simulate and create rapid prototypes
  • Specify and lead research projects; manage budgets, schedules, and technical risks
  • Employ interoperability best practices and industry standards to realize common, modular, scalable, elegant solutions
  • On occasion, troubleshoot critical field issues

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of technical experience
  • Demonstrated core expertise with design and implementation of complex software designs
  • Experience with integrated development environments, automated testing and productivity tools for edge software
  • Competence navigating Linux variants
  • Experience architecting systems
  • Demonstrated track record of very high technical competence that includes strong coding skills and individual technical accomplishments
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals, now or in the future, for this job opening
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
  • Must be 18 years or older

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Expertise designing and deploying embedded safety critical applications
  • Knowledge of GPUs and FPGAs
  • Working knowledge of automation and control systems
  • Experience with standard development processes, methodologies, and tools for hardware and software co-design
  • Experience with Hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) simulation
  • Software development experience with ARM and other embedded processor cores
  • Experience with MATLAB, Simulink and HDL Coder
  • Experience in scripting languages such as Python and TCL
  • Experience with a wide range of projects related to all areas of embedded system development, including driver development, application development, and development of internal software tools used for testing and verification of hardware and software
  • Experience in Board Support Package (BSP) development for HW platforms based on Embedded Cores such as ARM
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Entrepreneurial drive and a demonstrated ability to achieve goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment

    Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna

    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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