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GE Vernova Lead Power Electronics Project Hardware Engineer in Campinas, Brazil

Job Description Summary

The Power Conversion branch of GE is looking for new and experienced talents which will become tomorrow the expert and reference in Power Electronics.

The Lead Power Electronics Project Hardware Engineer role belongs to a multicultural, multigeneration and diverse Power Electronics team. The Power Electronics team is a branch of the Global Engineering as the System team, the Automation team, and the Design office are.

If you are dreaming and passionate to design and/or control Low, Middle and High Voltage Power Electronics converters; which deliver high performance (better than 98% of efficiency) in an environment with condensation risks, with high vibrations (Marinized converters), Shock proved, Arc flash proved; for Industry, Oil and Gaz, Marine or Military application, with accuracy and precision better than the unit percent, and you are willing to push your limits and the technology limits, this is the right opportunity, the right team in a company with culture, ethics and ambitions as GE.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Simulate and design an overall Power Electronics system for Industrial application such as Marine Propulsion, Oil and Gas, Metals rolling mills, and Power generation applications.

  • Specify electrical components (Cables, Filters, Inductors, Capacitors, Transformers, Converters …) of the overall electrical power plant.

  • Write all project artifacts including Hardware and commissioning instructions.

  • Customize Voltage Source Inverter (IGBT or Sic) and Thyristor converter (Rectifier LCI)

  • Support the Drive Commissioning.


  • Experience in Power Electronics

  • Or Bachelor degree with experience in Medium and High Voltage Power Electronics Converters

  • Familiar with Matlab/PLECS

  • Willingness to travel when needed to resolve site issues.

Desired Characteristics

  • Autonomous, curious with the ability to understand new concepts, coach other engineers, and integrate into a team.

  • Experience on MMC, multilevel VSI, LCI, DC drives and Cycloconverter

  • Experience on Variable Speed application, STATCOM, or active filtering


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No