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GE Vernova

Lead Controls Engineer - Lab and Test

Schenectady, NY

Job Description Summary

The Lead Controls Engineer - Lab and Test works as part of the NPI Controls Engineering Team in an international environment and will be responsible for development and maintenance of the controls test lab and controls integration and testing. This includes but it is not limited to AC systems, DC systems, Power Conversion and Plant-level controls up to and including interfaces with upper level customer control systems.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Development of test benches for prototype testing
  • Lab management, including networking and remote access
  • Testing activities in support of plant controls and BESS NPI programs
  • Hardware in the loop testing
  • Understand the rules and regulations associated with regional electricity markets
  • Support problem identification and resolution of new and installed products
  • Support on-site start up and integration of system controls

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Science or in STEM from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with operation, maintenance and/or systems integration of controls systems

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated expertise in energy storage controls, controls validation and verification, and systems integration.
  • Experience with power conversion systems, controls, and electronics.
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with GE's MarkVIe product family and of GE's Cimplicity software (SCADA).
  • Experienced embedded firmware developer.
  • Knowledge of communication networks (copper, FO) and their design, SW and Hardware.
  • Familiarity with standard industrial protocols such as OPC-UA and Modbus, as well as standard messaging protocols such as MQTT.
  • Advanced Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience working cross-functionally between Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Product Management, etc.
  • Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information.
  • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills.
  • Curiosity, passion for excellence, drive to deliver on-time.
  • Can present technical plans in voice of customer.
  • Self-start attitude is strongly requested.

Location: Schenectady, NY

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: No

Client-provided location(s): Schenectady, NY, USA
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)