Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Plainville
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Role Summary: The Lead Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer will work with Systems Manager and other technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate firmware for smart electrical protection systems.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Lead Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer, you will:
Develop firmware for an embedded, electrical protection system
Be responsible for designing firmware solutions
Actively interact with diversified teams to define system’s technical specifications
Analyze customer requirements and help determine test validation process
Plan, perform, and document unit test
Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
Deliver in a very dynamic environment
Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
Support the global development team by insuring that firmware maintains compatibility with other systems
Collaborate with the company wide technical teams to develop team members around the world
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or in Computer Science (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience)
Minimum of 6 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using OOP with C++ on RTOS
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.
Master's Degree in Computer Science or Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Familiarity with Workbench IDE and Wind River’s VxWorks
Understanding of Data Acquisition and Digital Signal Processing theory
Expertise in Ethernet and TCP/IP protocol
Familiarity with basics of electricity
Experience with SNMP and TCP-based industrial protocols – Modbus, IEC 61850, ProfiNet, OPC UA
Understanding of industrial electrical distribution systems concepts
Familiarity with concepts of digital protective relaying
Knowledge of industrial breakers
Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle
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
Demonstrated initiative, drive, and interpersonal skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Strong work ethics
Six Sigma Certification (GE Employees Only) or equivalent quality certification
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