Lead Electronic Hardware Engineer

Lead Electronic Hardware Engineer

GE - General Electric

Stafford, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

GE Grid Solutions is a provider of products and systems to the Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution sector. The Digital Substation System Solutions Business is a cutting-edge technology provider for mission critical applications in power system control and command.

Essential Responsibilities:

The candidate will be part of a global hardware team and be responsible for Maintenance of existing designs plus delivery of new designs into control and command hardware platforms.

Activities will cover:

  • Low power mixed signal designs for data acquisition, sensors, status monitoring and control;
  • High performance, low power processing platforms running real time operating systems;
  • FPGA / SOC based solutions for DSP filtering, communications controllers and highspeed processing interfaces;
  • Redundant Ethernet topologies and serial communications interfaces;
  • Wide input, high efficiency power supplies;
  • The ideal candidate will deliver innovative and practical solutions that satisfy diverse requirements including a wide input voltage range and high reliability;
  • The successful candidate will be a team player, with a methodical and structured approach to work and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Estimation of workload and feasibility of development of product requirements;
  • Contribution to detailed hardware specification approved by Product Manager and Program Manager;
  • Maintain & resolve defects for existing platform/Hardware design releases;
  • Resolve obsolescence issues for existing platform/Hardware design releases;
  • Support and Resolve customer/production related issues occurring on existing product designs;
  • Plan and deliver innovative designs for new projects to stringent quality standards;
  • Ensure products comply with relevant safety & environmental impact legislation;
  • Maintain ownership of designs and documentation throughout the full project lifecycle;
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in technologies, tools and processes;
  • Risk evaluation, technical feasibility study.

Qualifications/Requirements:

A successful candidate would be required to have the following experience:

  • Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering or the same knowledge/experience;
  • Significant hardware design experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Analog and digital design;
  • Microprocessor (ARM technology based);
  • Xilinx/Altera FPGA;
  • Power Supply basic knowledge (DC-DC, Transformer, Choke, etc);
  • Relay Contact, IGBT, Mosfet;
  • Basic PCB layout (Mentor Graphic, Cadence, Altium);
  • ROHS, EMC and safety certification or the same knowledge/experience;
  • Mechanical design (Solidworks).

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