Senior Applications R&D Engineer

GE Vernova

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    tter expert, he actively contributes to and supervises major innovation activities within AAA, GA and with the Grid Solutions Innovation Lab.

    Job Description

    Detailed Responsibilities:

    Technology development on power system control and management solutions for smart grid applications, including:

    • Functional and system design and architecture specifications.

    • System modelling using tools such as Matlab, Simulink, Opal-RT as a means to create and test applications.

    • Algorithm development: design, develop and validate smart grid algorithms in both function block and conventional software implementations.

    • Test environment design and set-up: support the V&V team to define the test and simulation environment scenarios for validation.

    • Design GUI views that depict application interaction environments and to enable V&V testing and support AAA deliveries.

    • Application function block development: to build ready to use AFB for embedded automation monitoring, analytics, forecasting, management, control and protection systems.

    • Test and validation: to perform test and validation of the solution including related debugging.

    • Depending on the context and needs, act as a project technical leader or scrum master.

    • Technical support and development leadership of key-business developments for AAA roadmap. Autonomous proposal, development, and demonstration of novel techniques for increased differentiation from competition.

    • Contribute to Grid Solutions Innovation Lab activities in support of AAA and wider GS roadmap advancement and strategic activities.

    • Support to business development and project pipeline build-up and delivery activities.

    This includes:

    • System design specifications and model verification.

    • Commissioning support to COE and operations teams.

    • Propose improvement programs feeding into the team development roadmap.

    • Working with customers to identify and solve power systems issues using our software solutions, while ensuring that any REX is used for feeding/prioritising future developments.

    • Participating in technical visits, workshops, demos, conferences, trade shows and delivery of customer / stakeholder training according to the specific case and opportunity.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • MSc degree (PhD preferred) in renewable energies, electrical engineering, computer science, or similar field from an accredited university.

    • Industrial experience developing and delivering (includes FAT/SAT) power systems management, automation, protection and control applications involving application specification, design, development, testing, in at least Linux and Windows environments using Agile processes.

    • Experience in R&D solutions related to technology development in power systems, automation, protection and control domains.

    • Demonstrated track record of influencing various stakeholders through the R&D process in order to achieve desired outcomes for the customers.

    Knowledge & Experience:

    • Advanced user of MS Office, Visio;

    • Software development tools including programming languages, code-checking, version control, Agile-oriented support tools (Jira, SVN, Git),

    • Proficient in the use of Matlab, Simulink, Matlab Embedded Coding, Automated testing.

    • Experience with 61131 PLC development systems (desired).

    • Experience as a developer in Linux and MS Windows environments (desired).

    • Experienced in SW release management and other aspects of SDLC.

    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.