Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Research Engineer - Power Electronics

  • Internship
  • Niskayuna, USA

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GE Corporate
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Corporate Global Research


United States
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New York
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Role Summary/Purpose

As a Research Engineer - Power Electronics, you will be involved in the design of power converters and will work in a collaborative team environment. You will contribute to the development of advanced power conversion concepts as well as their implementation for application to power generation, aircraft engine systems, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
Essential Responsibilities

As 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. 

You will:

·  Conduct power electronics research through modeling simulation, and design of power electronic circuits and controls
·  Develop and test power converters devices
·  Develop and test control solutions for power converters devices 
·  Participate with multi-disciplinary teams in the development of new power technologies and capabilities for GE's next generation product platforms  
·  Innovate in the power electronics space  
·  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

·  PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related field with experience developing power electronics and controls OR a Masters degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience developing power electronics and controls
·  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.
·  Because of the specific categories of data handled by GE Research and the structure of our work environment, we are unable to accommodate employment of persons while they are considered nationals of embargoed countries subject to restriction under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR Section 746 et seq. (currently North Korea, Syria, Iran, Cuba, and Sudan). Please note that citizens of embargoed countries who have either “U.S. person” status under U.S. export control laws or subsequent citizenship from a non-embargoed country can be considered.

Desired Characteristics

·  Familiarity with DC grid concepts
·  Familiarity with energy storage 
·  Familiarity with electrified propulsion systems

About Us

GE 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. 

Today, 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. 

We 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. 

This rich legacy of delivering transformative innovation is thriving now more than ever.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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).
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United States
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New York
Primary City