Senior I&C (Instrumentation & Controls) Embedded Software Engineer

GE Power



Wilmington, NC


Position summary

Job Description Summary

The I&C (Instrumentation & Controls) Embedded Software Engineer works within the I&C Engineering team of the GE Hitachi (GEH) Engineering organization. The I&C team is responsible for designing and implementing I&C electronic hardware and software for I&C systems for Nuclear Power Plants. The I&C software team has strong interfaces with electronic hardware design and plant system operations. This role requires technical problem solving, strong software skills and effective communication/collaboration with other teams within the GEH business functions.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The I&C Software Engineer is responsible for the delivery of high-quality engineering software. Work scope typically includes the following essential responsibilities:

  • Develop creative solutions and reduce complexity to create accurate and effective solutions for complex engineering problems.

  • Typical software activities will include preparing design specifications, developing software, performing module testing, and integration testing of the design. Performing Code Reviews and verifications of Design Specifications and Reports.

  • Engage customers to define scope, review results, and discuss technical risks.

  • Work with the technical leader to establish an effective work plan, including time estimates, schedule estimates, requirements and work processes.

  • Apply engineering fundamentals and 1st order engineering principles to establish and/or confirm expected performance.

  • Provide clear and complete analysis documentation in accordance with GE engineering procedures.

  • Manage time effectively to provide quality deliverables within the expected project timeline. Communicate effectively to leadership the status of work activities.

  • Effectively manage multiple priorities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical, computer or software engineering from an accredited college of university.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in embedded software development, including knowledge of common computer languages and software development tools (Version control, IDE's, Debuggers, etc.).

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with coding conventions, unit testing and integration testing of software.

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Relocation to Wilmington, NC is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Solves technical challenges through application of common design patterns and identifying appropriate patterns for use in problem solving.

  • Effective us of data structures and algorithms

  • Experience understanding coding standards that meets and delivers desired functionality using technology selected for the project.

  • Leadership experience inside and/or outside the classroom

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to articulate clearly.

  • Contributes to creative solutions and challenges status quo.

  • Proactively learns new tools and identifies opportunities for improvement and promotes their adoption.


This role is restricted to https://U.S. persons (https://i.e., https://U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 https://U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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