GE Lead Application Engineer 2 - Consulting Operations in Munich, Germany

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GE Energy Connections

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Energy Connections Headquarters

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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.

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Lead Application Engineer 2 - Consulting Operations

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Energy Consulting

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Role Summary/Purpose

As a member of Energy Consulting Group, the successful candidate will be an active contributor to GE business initiatives related to power systems equipment and services.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead project teams that execute (proposing, negotiating, planning, leading and reporting out) power system and industrial system analysis, root cause analysis, power equipment modeling and simulation.

  • Supporting GE project(s) with power systems engineering expertise; including design and equipment specification studies, transmission planning analysis, equipment modeling, product development, service and commissioning support.

  • Communicate effectively with clients to support their application, testing or compliance needs, and resolve issues accordingly

  • Actively participate in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized


  • MSEE degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Strong understanding of high power electronics technology and its grid and industrial application

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong Project Management Skills

  • Willingness to travel up to 20%.

  • Ability to perform engineering analysis, develop engineering solutions in a team environment, and to provide technical consulting services to customers

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical or electric power engineering analysis

  • Passion for working in an open, sharing, and supportive environment where colleagues welcome opportunities to assist each other with solving challenging technical problems

Desired Characteristics

Professional experience in:

  • Electric power systems engineering with practical understanding of grid application of power electronics (HVDC and FACTS), modeling and simulations

  • Industrial power plant engineering, VSD application and control, power quality assessment and resolutions

  • Power systems consulting to lead/execute power system studies for utilities, generation owners, industrial plants

  • Power systems studies with emphasis on electromagnetic transient analysis in EMTP, PSCAD and/or ATP

  • Power systems studies with emphasis on transmission planning, operations, load flow, short circuit and dynamic modeling

  • Rules and regulations for transmission system design and operation, or other relevant discipline.

  • Knowledge in the electrical performance, control and application of thermal and/or renewable power plants

  • Feasibility and impact analysis of conventional and renewable assets

  • Active participation within industry professional societies, such as IEEE, CIGRE, AWEA, or other industry stature such as EIT or PE license

  • PhD or other advanced degree

  • Experience with programming languages and key analytical tools, e.g., EMTP/ATP/PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E, ASPEN, EasyPower, PowerFactory, PowerWorld, MATLAB or MathCad, and MS office