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GE Vernova

Lead Development Application Engineer

Markham, Canada

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the design, validation and troubleshooting of GE Grid Solutions protection and control devices, you will define product technical requirements and solutions utilizing specifications, simulations, and model-based design for implementation. The successful candidate will be a solid team player, with a methodical and structured approach to their work, with excellent verbal and written communication skills with comprehensive understanding of technical concepts and principles for power system protection and control. #LI-ML2

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with Program & Product Management teams to create high-level specifications.
  • Develop and support protection and control solutions utilizing design specifications, model-based design which facilitates code generation.
  • Perform system studies and simulations using appropriate tools to validate algorithms.
  • Analyze user specifications / requirements to recommend appropriate solutions
  • Analyze market trends and requirements to propose new developments in GE Digital Energy products.
  • Work with Customer Support personnel to resolve product, process, and customer issues
  • Provide technical consultation to cross-functional teams throughout the business to improve or resolve manufacturing, products, applications, or field issues
  • Provide technical consultation, leadership, and guidance throughout the entire NPI design process
  • Author technical papers and present materials at tradeshows and conferences for GE products
  • Assist in preparing training material and deliver training courses, where required
  • Provide technical guidance, direction, and training to a new and/or experienced engineers, specialists, technicians, and co-ops when required

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in developing applications in the P&C (Protection & Control) market or in a Postgraduate / Research environment
  • Have legal authorization to work in Canada and be aware that any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

Desired Characteristics

  • Power system protection and automation products experience
  • Working knowledge of Matlab / Simulink for model design and power system simulation tools such as RTDS. PSCAD or ATP/EMTP.
  • Good organizational skills, self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Good communication skills with a proactive and open approach to conflict resolution.
  • Share ideas, work in a team, displaying initiative and proactive approach to tasks.
  • Flexible and adaptable; open to change and modification of tasks, working in multi-tasking environment.
  • Knowledge of modern protection and control and distribution automation developments and trends.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and documentation procedures of electrical utilities.
  • Proven record of writing and presenting papers at industry conferences.
  • Experience in developing applications in the Protection & Control market or Postgraduate / Research environment

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Markham, ON, Canada
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)