HMI User Experience Engineer

Salem, New York
03 Oct 2016
17 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the HMI User Experience Engineer, you will enter an exciting career field where you will assist in the engineering of systems that protect and operate power plant controls. You will need to possess understanding of visualization software and engineering principles as well as exhibits project management and communication skills.

Essential Responsibilities

As the HMI User Experience Engineer, you will:
• Implement User Interfaces for turbine control new unit / retrofit using a variety of HMI software packages and modern web-based technologies
• Maintain UX object libraries for use across the fleet
• Validate system performance in collaboration with GE and third party providers
• Support communication networks for control system applications
• Support Engineering Services field personnel in technical resolution of field problems
• Handle multiple projects / activities
• Ensure quality is ingrained into our products and processes
• Create customized product documentation for internal and external customers


• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college


• Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time both domestically and internationally to support site installation at customer locations, or as business requires

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

• Hands-on experience with UX design
• Experience with Object Oriented JavaScript (Angular, jQuery, Polymer) and JSON-based RESTful web services
• Demonstrated aptitude for and interest in or experience working with industrial network communication protocols such as OPC, Modbus, TCP / IP, ProfiBus, and emerging technologies
• Strong background in HMI application software including Proficy CIMPLICITY and Historian based products
• Demonstrated interest in or experience working in the industrial controls or power generation industry
• Strong computer skills: experience with Windows based applications including Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 7, Windows 2012 Server and proficiency in standard MS Office applications
• Technical skills in engineering design and construction practices
• Proven team player with solid cooperation, flexibility and demonstrated capacity to learn complex information quickly
• Field experience in related equipment
• Good oral and written communication skills To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections