Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer

General Electric

Company Type


Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer

Power Industrial Solutions

GE Power

United States

Essential Responsibilities

As the Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer, you will:    

  • Develop firmware for an embedded, electrical protection system
  • Be responsible for designing firmware solutions
  • Actively interact with diversified teams to define system’s technical specifications
  • Analyze customer requirements and help determine test validation process
  • Plan, perform, and document unit test
  • Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
  • Deliver in a very dynamic environment
  • Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
  • Collaborate with the company wide technical teams to develop team members around the world

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.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer will work with Systems Manager and other technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate firmware for smart electrical protection systems.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience)
  • Minimum of 5 years of OOP with C++
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building real-time embedded systems using OOP with C++ and RTOS
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Understanding Ethernet and TCP / IP protocol
  • Experience with SNMP and TCP-based industrial protocols – Modbus, ProfiNet, OPC
  • Familiarity with Secure Development Lifecycle
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, strong team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated initiative, drive, and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Six Sigma Certification or equivalent

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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.

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