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EPISCenter Advanced Lead Controls Design Engineer

Company name
General Electric Company

Dayton, OH, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Energy

Posted on
Feb 09,2019

Valid Through
May 25,2019

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Role Summary:

The Advanced Lead Controls Design Engineer is a high-impact, high-autonomy role. You will will design electric machine and power conversion control systems to support aerospace applications. As the EPISCenter Advanced Lead Controls Design Engineer, you will operate in a multidisciplinary team environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Advanced Lead Controls Design Engineer will lead the design activities from concept to production under minimum supervision, work with other engineers to develop solutions to meet requirements / specifications, and act as a technical lead supporting the Engineering Project Manager.

As the Advanced Lead Controls Design Engineer, in particular, you will :

Define, design, and implement control systems for electric machines (motors and generators) and power conversion systems on different DSP and FPGA platforms

Define and analyze voltage regulation and current control loops

Define hardware and software platform requirements for the implementation of control systems

Define performance metrics and solutions to achieve requirements, including stability, dynamics, harmonics, etc.

Understand the interaction between electric machines, power converters, and their control loops

Model and simulate electric machine control systems (Matlab / Simulink, etc.)

Define control architectures based on reference frame theory and D-Q transformations


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university

Minimum of 3 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience Desired Characteristics:

Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 5 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 7 years in Controls Engineering, Power Controls, Power Electronics or related experience

Experience implementing control algorithms in C language

Ability to define power generation architectures for 115Vac or 270Vdc systems

Experience with analog and digital electronics circuits

Experience with power electronics inverters and dc-dc converters

Understanding of military and commercial qualification specifications, such specifications including:





and DO-254

Environmental and performance qualification experience

Background and understanding aircraft power systems including generation, conversion, distribution, and aircraft loads

Prior work experience in aerospace power generation / conversion products

Capability to do hardware-software partitioning and to define software functionality

Commercial certification experience

GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at EEO combined.pdf . 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.

Locations: United States; Ohio; Dayton

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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