General Electric Senior Engineer - Embedded Software in Plano, Texas

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

The Sr. Engineer - Embedded Software is responsible for designing, developing and testing embedded software to create industrial internet products and services tailored to the needs of the GE businesses and external customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Sr. Engineer, you will:

  • Hands on experience in embedded Linux operating system application development

  • Define system architecture and methods to achieve same

  • Experience with Freescale (NXP), Microchip or Texas Instruments microcontrollers

  • Collaborate with other developers to analyze user needs and create product requirements in coordination with customers, internal users, and system engineers

  • Be accountable for technical deliverables as part of a small, dynamic, development team

  • Design mission-critical software to meet product specifications using Object Oriented Design methodologies and tools

  • Write C code that adheres to coding standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Working knowledge of serial communications and protocols.

  • Create automated unit test programs to verify implementation to the design

  • Participate in the creation of system integration test plans

  • Demonstrate competency in an Integrated Development Environment (Visual Studio, Eclipse)

  • Engage in improvements to the development process to aid productivity and to increase quality

  • Experience with Static Code Analysis Software such as Coverity

  • Demonstrate understanding of project’s value proposition for the customer Shows commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer within a strict time schedule

  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue

  • Familiar with use of Revision Control Systems such as CVS, SVN, GIT

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedure

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology Engineering or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using object oriented programming in C language

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel minimally

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Desired Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of at least one other commercial off the shelf real-time operating systems such as MQX, QNX, VXWorks or similar

  • Familiar with writing device driver level code

  • Knowledge of secure network protocols and programming (TCP / IP, HTTP, SSL, Ethernet stack, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Web Application programming (AJAX, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, Python, SQLite)

  • Familiar with Management System protocols (SNMP, MODBUS, BACnet, DNP3)

  • User authentication and authorization using Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS), LDAP or similar

  • Knowledge of embedded application development on Linux OS

  • Ability to design, develop, analyze and document product designs which meet the functional, cost, reliability, manufacturability, and safety requirements of the customer or market

  • Ability to identify, quantify, and resolve technical problems

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet project schedules

  • Energetic person with a drive for results

  • Working knowledge of system architectures

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Locations: United States; Texas; Plano

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.