Senior Engineer - Power Electronics at General Electric

Niskayuna, New York, United States

Role Summary:

As a Senior Engineer - Power Electronics you will work in a collaborative team environment and will develop advanced power conversion concepts for power generation, aircraft engine systems, healthcare, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will contribute to the planning,
development, and transition of technologies from concept to products and/or
services for GE internal and external clients.
  • Conduct power electronics
    research through modeling simulation, and design of power circuits.
  • Implement wide band gap based
    power conversion strategies
  • Build and test of prototypes
    active and passive components.
  • Develop test protocols and test
    power converters.
  • Innovate in the power electronics
  • Effectively communicate results
    by preparing written reports and making presentations that describe
    analyses and solutions
  • Connect the organization to the
    latest technology developments and trends in industry
  • Contribute to proposals for GE
    businesses as well as government agencies


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
    or related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience with a focus in
    power electronics or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or related
    field with a minimum of 10 years of experience with a focus in power
  • Legal authorization to work in
    the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters
    level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Must be willing to work out of an
    office located in Niskayuna, NY.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • You must submit your application
    for employment on the careers page at to be considered.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong
    understanding of strategies and topologies that process AC and DC power.
  • Hands-on hardware experience in
    power electronics
  • Working knowledge of wide band
    gap semiconductors and gating strategies (SiC and GaN)
  • Experience with design and
    implementation of magnetics and capacitors for pulsewidth modulated
  • Experience in circuit and system
    simulation tools such as Saber, PLECS, Matlab/Simulink, PSPICE, EMTP, etc.
  • Strong foundation in control
    theory and familiarity with DSP and FPGA based controls
  • Demonstrated record of
    publications and patents
  • Connections in industry and
  • Demonstrated successful track
    record of completing tasks and deliverables on schedule and on budget
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication skills including demonstrated formal writing and
    presentation experience

About Us:

Research is GE's innovation engine where new ideas are originated, developed
and productized to create a better world and deliver differentiated products
across the company's industrial portfolio. These products span the
aviation, power, transportation and health care sectors.
we're a forward leaning, interdisciplinary organization, matching
world-class innovation with market insights and industry connections to move
faster and deliver better outcomes for GE’s businesses and customers.
continue a strong track record in innovation and invention that began with our
company's founder, Thomas Edison. GE scientists and engineers have
distinguished themselves over time, amassing tens of thousands of patents, two
Nobel prizes in chemistry and physics, and a list of inventions that have
defined and redefined generation after generation.
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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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

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).

Additional Locations:

United States;New York;Niskayuna;

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