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Technical Leader - Vehicle Control
Title:Technical Leader - Vehicle Control
Company:General Electric
Location:Erie, PA / Fort Worth, TX
Our Client:  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. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary: Vehicle Control is a key subsystem of the locomotive, overseeing over a dozen critical system-level control functions such as trainline control and automatic engine start-stop, as well as on-board monitoring and diagnostics for the locomotive control system.

Essential Responsibilities: The Vehicle Control engineer is responsible for design and implementation of system-level controls algorithms and the control platform architecture for GE heavy haul, power haul and transit locomotives from inception through final product validation.
  • Provide design oversight for a variety of projects, spanning all levels of complexity and duration
  • Review and refine system-level requirements to understand design intent and reconcile with control system capabilities
  • Define subsystem requirements to control applications, embedded software architecture, and hardware architecture to meet system-level functional requirements
  • Specify interfaces among control functions within software, and among hardware components
  • Drive V&V activities further upstream through advancement of MIL and SIL capabilities and processes
  • Provide technical support for proposal development
  • Mentor and guide engineers as they execute the design and development for locomotive control systems including function definition, requirements development, dynamic analysis, and failure modes analysis
  • Prepare and present technical design decisions and results to internal and external customers as necessary
  • Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect the technology that provides a competitive advantage to the business
  • Plan work for assigned projects and product features as input to integrated project plans
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Drive process improvements and simplification initiatives to improve quality and productivity
Locations: United States; Pennsylvania, Texas; Erie, Fort Worth

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