Application Engineer-Development of Optimization Products

Boston, Massachusetts
24 Nov 2016
06 Apr 2017
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 effective
  • 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 solution


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering field
  • 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#DTR