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GE Vernova

Lead Control & Protection Engineer

Berlin, Germany

Job Description Summary

The Lead Control & Protection Software Engineer will be part of highly motivated dynamic team of engineers working on design, development and maintenance of control and protection system application software for LCC and VSC HVDC schemes following full SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, implement and document Control and Protection Simulink modules
  • Update/create requirement and design specifications
  • Review and identify needed implementation on module by module bases
  • Update/create Simulink unit test scenarios and run testing
  • Update/create documentation and reports to match implementation
  • Intermediate reviews with technical leaders at each step of the update process (initial review -> proposed implementation plan -> updated model and test harness -> final approval of test results and documentation)

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Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Software/Power Electronics (Control) Engineering with considerable work experience (as Lead/Senior developer)
  • In-depth understanding of HVDC technology and Control and/or Protection design principles and algorithms
  • Understanding theoretical aspects of MMC converters and protection systems in power system domain
  • Experience of developing and testing Control and/or Protection functions
  • Extensive experience in working with Matlab - Simulink
  • Familiar with Agile-SW development practices
  • Experienced user Jira and Confluence for task management and documentation
  • Strong can-do attitude and energy level
  • Demonstrated experience and track record of success in working with global engineering teams


To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Berlin, Germany
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)