Embedded Software Engineer

Employer: GE Drives & Controls, Inc.
Job Location: Salem, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 10/5/2018
Closing Date: 11/2/2018
GE Drives & Controls, Inc.
GE is a leading provider of automation and controls technology and services for power generation, distribution and adjacent applications across industry. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their machines, data, insights and people.
Job Description Job#  3039269
Title  Embedded Software Engineer                                                                                                               
Business  GE PowerPower Automation & Controls 
Location  Salem, VA              
Essential Reonsibilities
As the Embedded Software Engineer, you will:
  • Work in small, self-motivated teams collaborating with your Product Owner to translate customer needs into next generation control and communication products
  • Be involved in all phases of software development from product definition to production release
  • Use Agile software development practices to design & test our products using Continuous Integration
  • Make technical presentations to peers and managers on the details of your design and project status
  • Design, develop and execute testing of features and enhancements
Role Summary/Purpose
The Embedded Software Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of real-time embedded software for our MKVIe controllers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with C/C++ programming in an embedded environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes
  • Demonstrated experience working on teams that use the Agile Scrum development methods
  • Demonstrated experience with logic analyzers, debuggers and/or emulation tools
  • Knowledge of C# and .Net Framework 
  • Familiar with BDD
  • Knowledge of Ethernet and other Fieldbus network communication protocols
  • Knowledge of application Security best practices
  • Knowledge of Intel (x86), PPC or ARM microprocessors and/or microcontrollers
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Operating Systems, preferably QNX real-time operating systems

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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.

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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