Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer (C++ / RTOS / Python) - HYBRID

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Job Description Summary

Come bring your energy to change the world

Grid Solutions, part of the GE Vernova portfolio of energy businesses, serves customers globally with over 12,000 employees. Grid Solutions provides equipment, systems, and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

GE Vernova, a dynamic accelerator comprised of our Power, Renewable Energy, Digital, and Energy Financial Services businesses, is focused on leading a new era of energy - electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it.

If you are ready to make a difference and usher in a new era of energy, come join us.

We’re Grid Automation, part of the Grid Solutions business and a leader in the protection, control, and automation of the world’s power grids. If you’re looking for a software engineering career that can make a real difference to the world, we’d like to connect.

More sustainable grids require better visibility, faster controls, and advanced automation - challenges addressed through innovative and flexible software solutions. As part of our team, you could:

  • Help develop new software tools and sophisticated control systems to enable next-generation networks
  • Help create a fleet of intelligent edge devices to protect, control, and automate the grid
  • Build control solutions for a microgrid
  • Develop the algorithms and analytics that optimize the electrical grid and enable it to become autonomous

What’s in it for you?
Gain experience across new technologies
  • Design and develop cloud applications, edge computing solutions, and AI analytics, utilizing technologies such as Kubernetes, Kafka, gRPC, Go, and JavaScript
  • Implement microservice architecture and containerization to ensure scalability, reliability, and maintainability of software solutions
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including requirement analysis, design, implementation, testing, and deployment
  • Leverage state-of-the-art DevOps tools and practices, including Jenkins, Jira, and others, to support development and deployment processes

Advancement and training opportunities
  • Take advantage of in-house and external training opportunities on new technologies
  • Benefit from buddy, mentoring, and coaching programs
  • Participate in our Affinity Network and be part of a diverse and inclusive community that enriches company culture through community involvement

Experience a global culture like no other

  • Connect with R&D offices in France, UK, Spain, India, Canada, Brazil, and the US
  • Work with cross-functional team members across the globe
  • Collaborate online, join in-person working sessions, or apply to travel the world on international assignments


GE Vernova. Change starts here.

In this role you'll be responsible for designing , developing and testing Embedded Software (Firmware), platforms and systems that runs on devices that need to be tailored to the needs of the hardware that it has to run on.

As part of a multi-developer firmware team the major responsibilities will include analysis, design, implementation and testing of firmware for Transmission product line. You will report to the Senior Software Manager. #LI-SH1

Job Description

About us:
Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 12,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems, and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. We are focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. For more about GE’s Grid Solutions, visit

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Architects, designs and/or programs/develops a small module or a large component, feature, set of features, whole feature area or entire embedded software product. Some areas of expertise may include, but is not limited to, networks, operating systems, cybersecurity, databases, or applications.
  • Identifies scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Engages in technical discussions; participates in technical designs and presents technical ideas through white boarding
  • Designs and implements features or components of feature on request from various programs
  • Works closely with peers and keeps engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Executes in a fast pace delivery mode and focuses in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
  • Maintains code quality through best practices, code reviews and unit testing
  • Customer-oriented focus in the root cause analysis of issues during programs execution
  • Seeks and provides feedback on design and development
  • Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Articulates the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Provides guidance to other team members with either planning and execution and/or design architecture

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum of 8 years of embedded development experience.

Desired Characteristics:

  • C++ preferably C++17 programming skills and understanding of object oriented design and development
  • Strong grasp of RTOS; VxWorks, embedded Linux fundamentals
  • Good understanding and programming skills of modern languages such as GO and Python
  • Exposure to modern development environments CI/CD, automated software unit-testing
  • Knowledge of microcontrollers; NXP Freescale family, Xilinx SoC’s, Altera SoC's

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes