Systems Engineer Systems Design

Join a winning team at Renewable Energy Grid Solutions in Stafford ST16. Design cost-effective HVDC solutions, mentorship, and technical development opportunities await. Apply now!

GE Vernova
GE Vernova
Stafford, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   19 days ago

About GE Vernova

Company Overview

GE Vernova

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Renewable Utilities

Electricity generation, including power from hydro, gas, nuclear, and steam sources; manufacturing of wind turbine blades; grid solutions, power conversion, solar, and storage solutions.

Electricity sales, product manufacturing and related services.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 100 countries around the world 🌍

Significant contributions to global renewable energy capacity and advanced technology in energy systems.

Company Culture

"To electrify the world and help decarbonize it." Committed to leading the energy transition and enhancing quality of life globally.

Emphasizes innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.

Focus on advanced research, consulting services, and financial solutions supporting employee growth and expertise in energy systems.

Activities & Projects

GE Vernova is involved in several major projects including the development of the world's longest, most advanced wind turbine blade, the LM 107.0P.

Introduction of GridOS to navigate new grid realities, and pioneering work in renewable energy technology.

Committed to achieving carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030, with ongoing innovations in renewable energy and sustainable practices.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in digital technology, engineering, manufacturing, project management, and sales among others.

Offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a focus on employee well-being.

Contact Information

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Careers at GE Vernova

Become part of a winning team and help to deliver the Green Energy transition.

This role is designed to interpret the customer’s technical enquiry and to design the most cost-effective overall solution for an HVDC installation utilising the PES power electronics solutions, aiming to minimising the total cost, and to specify the main (high-value) items of bought-out equipment.

The successful candidate will be involved in the development and industrialisation of solutions tools and processes and will have technical knowledge in the field of power system engineering (academic or professional).

The successful candidate will be part of an established team of experienced power systems engineer which will provide them with various opportunities to develop their skills in the field of high voltage AC and DC power system design via mentoring by Systems Expert, on-the-job training, classroom training (such as the HVDC university training modules), placement in other engineering departments etc.

Key Technical Areas

  1. Power System – System Design for HVDC
    • Main Scheme Design for HVDC Converters.
    • Single Line Diagram.
  2. High Voltage Equipment
    • Transformer.
    • Switchgear.
    • Measurement Devices.
    • Power Reactors.
    • High Voltage Equipment Testing (Witnessing).
  3. Insulation Co-ordination
    • Basic Insulation Co-ordination Studies.
    • Surge Arresters.
  4. Performance
    • Station losses Calculations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Performing studies; deliver study reports.
  • Produce Specifications for HV equipment.
  • Witness Equipment Testing
  • Technical responsibility in areas of expertise.
  • Provide guidance to peers on areas of expertise.
  • Processes: develop and industrialize solution tools and processes associated with the engineering activities identified above. Design Guides.
  • Development: Be actively involved in new developments in HVDC technologies, implementing control and protection solutions and creating / delivering new analysis techniques and system study tools in order to provide optimized system study solutions.
  • External activities: Represent the business in external events by publishing technical papers or participating in working groups (CIGRE/IEC/IEEE).
  • Adherence to company policies and Code of Conduct.
  • Health and Safety: consider Health and Safety preventions, risks, behaviors. Attend EHS training.

Education Requirements

  • Power Systems Engineering degree, MSc and above.

Work Experience Requirements

  • Entry / displayed experience in industrial engineering roles.

Required Software Tools


Personal Skills

  • Able to work to deadlines with high quality, sense of urgency and delivery.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring Good technical communication skills.
  • Technical reporting and presentation.
  • Structured approach to sharing knowledge and experience.
  • Self-motivating, proactive and results driven approach.
  • Strong problem-solving and root cause identification skills.
  • Ability to be a team player and to work independently.
  • Right first time culture & attitude.

Grid Solutions, a GE Vernova business, serves customers globally with over 20,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer

A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


Stafford, United Kingdom

Entry Level


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