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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
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
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
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