Lead Software Application Architect

GE Vernova

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    DC controls system architecture definition and proto typing to validate the concept.

    • Define application interfaces which can enable team to define the low & high level design specifications to develop a controls solutions.

    • Play a key role in engineering design reviews and technical leadership, identifying potential project risks and technical weaknesses and proposing safe, reliable and compliant solutions

    • Understand the key milestones in a project plan, their financial impact and ensuring the technical risks are understood and mitigated in accordance with the plan

    • Ensure that project plans contain the necessary activities and studies required to meet the requirements of the customer and the proposed technical solution

    • Support improvements to existing solution towards standardization.

    • Support development of new strategies for control, protection and sequencing (start-up/shut down sequence) to meet customer technical specifications if required

    • Support continual improvement, raising the effectiveness and efficiency of the team through the introduction of tools, methods and process improvements and coordinating with the Continuous Improvement leaders

    • Support a standard product methodology mindset, seek opportunities to re-use solutions, improve quality and reliability whilst reducing the delivery timeline and associated costs

    • Promote collaboration between all projects and ensure Return of Experience is incorporated

    Qualifications / Essential Requirements

    • Engineering degree or equivalent including power systems and power electronics subjects or proven equivalent knowledge and experience in HVDC business

    • A sense of urgency and ability to identify and manage technical risks

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experienced in creating and presenting technical reports and responding to clients' technical questions

    • Ability to understand and communicate customer requirements, lead technical discussions with customers and develop client relationships

    • Understanding of the functionalities of the Control & Protection system and the interactions between the different functionalities.

    • Appreciate the system hierarchy and constraints such as execution time, delays, bandwidths, redundancy, and physical signal requirements

    • Able to partition and allocate systems to realise a deployable system.

    • Expert knowledge of Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow and associate toolboxes to define architecture(s)

    • Appreciate coding standards using Mathworks tools, as well as requirement and test generation and linking

    • Experienced to use Mathworks tools to prototype, study and refine the applications, and capturing design concepts using system engineering concepts.

    • Able to work to deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining the safety, quality and engineering integrity of the solution

    • Must be flexible with working hours and willing to travel in order to support projects globally

    Desired characteristics:

    • Process improvement or RCA experience or certification

    • Ability to define requirements and ensure they adhere to best practice

    • Experienced in technical leadership

    • Experience working in HVDC industry

    Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 13,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition

    About GE Grid Solutions:

    At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

    Why we come to work:

    At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

    What we offer:

    A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

    Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Vernova:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Build your network and connect with other GE employees for professional development via our seven Affinity Networks.
  • We empower our people through coaching and feedback, our talent development philosophy, and even our customizable benefits programs.
  • GE offers many healthcare options; 401(k) plan; tuition reimbursement; adoption resources; employee assistance; and recognition programs.