General Electric Embedded Software Engineer - Wind Turbine Pitch System in Montgomery, Alabama
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As the Embedded Software Engineer - Wind Turbine Pitch System for the Hub Subsystem team, you will be at the forefront of wind turbine technology and systems design for GE Renewable Energy Onshore Wind. In this role, you will influence wind turbine product development and oversee the development of pitch control systems from conception to implementation.
As the Embedded Software Engineer - Wind Turbine Pitch System, you will:
Demonstrate technical accountability for wind turbine pitch system embedded software and control with input into hardware component design in the hub subsystem on the global onshore wind turbine platform
Drive the identification of key risks and subsequent mitigation plans
Lead new product introduction programs and support the growing fleet of GE wind turbines
Design, validate, troubleshoot, and maintain wind turbine pitch system software and PCBA embedded software
Support design and development of the wind turbine pitch system hardware architecture
Support design and development of wind turbine pitch system printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA)
Lead customer design-to-order features, new product and new technology introduction, as well as conversions, modifications, and upgrades for pitch system software
Develop and maintain pitch software release and documentation processes
Support installation and troubleshooting in both factory test stand and field settings
Resolve field issues and provide technical support to product service engineers
Work within a multi-disciplinary team of electrical, mechanical, power system, controls, and PCBA engineers
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Controls, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 years of experience in control software or embedded software
- Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time
C and C++ language experience in an embedded environment
Software configuration management tool experience
Process or motion controls experience
Lab instrumentation experience, including meters, oscilloscopes, etc.
Experience with motor control and power conversion design
Assembly language and circuit design experience
FPGA programming experience
MATLAB / Simulink experience
Wind Turbine / Wind Turbine Control experience
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Self-starter with drive towards technical excellence
Ability to work in a matrix team environment
Proven track record of technical project leadership
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