Application Engineer-Development of Optimization Products

Mentor, Massachusetts
06 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Application Engineer for the Development of Optimization Products, you will be responsible for identifying potential new products for power generation, configuring prototype versions of those products, and analyzing the benefit they could have and the market size

Essential Responsibilities

For each of the new product ideas you evaluate, you will:
  • Spend a few weeks modeling a complex power-generation
    process and determine how that process can be made more efficient and/or
  • Configure, at one or two plants, a prototype application
    that optimizes the process you have modeled.
  • Measure the improvement in efficiency and effectiveness that
    the prototype you configure delivers.
  • If the improvement in efficiency and effectiveness is
    significant, develop, in collaboration with customers, SMEs, and business
    analysts, the user stories necessary to build a best-in-class plant
    optimization solution.
  • At one or two more plants, configure the enhanced
    application and measure the improvement.
  • If the enhanced application is efficient and effective
    enough to be productized, document the configuration process for the developed


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering field
  • 5 years experience that demonstrates technical knowledge and
    understanding of the workings of coal-fired and/or combined cycle power plants
  • 5 years experience with building models

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will
    not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this
    job opening.
  • Work requiring travel: 5%

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with developing neural models.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.