Lead Control and Protection Software Engineer

Join a dynamic team as Lead Control and Protection Software Engineer in Hyderabad, Telangana.

GE Vernova
GE Vernova
Hyderabad, India  UTC+05:30   On-site   Full Time   10000+   18 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

The Lead Control & Protection Software Engineer will be part of highly motivated dynamic team of engineers working on design, development and maintenance of control and protection system application software for LCC and VSC HVDC schemes following full SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).

As a Lead Engineer, you will report within the Product Care Department. The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated, dynamic, and growing team of engineers working on the design of HVDC Control Systems. This is a very exciting and dynamic field of control engineering in which GE’s leading contribution has worldwide recognition.

The Product Care function maintains Control and Protection application software, platform, valve electronics, handling obsolescence and implementing a life cycle process for the parts included, including what and when to communicate to customers, internal as well as external.


  • Responsible for overall requirements, design, implementation and testing of HVDC Control and Protection application software.
  • Work as part of an expert team, giving ample opportunity for learning design and development skills highly relevant for working with any control and protection system; in particular, power electronics systems and grid technology.
  • Execute the analysis, simulation, test, and integration required to define, and support assigned components, modules or systems that meet business standards.
  • Apply prior experience and on the job training to solve problems. Propose solutions utilizing in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline, analytical thinking, and technical experience in solving problems.
  • Coach and mentor team members with less experience, lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Develop skills within the team and manage performance.
  • Lead and active participation in continuous improvement activities.
  • Responsible for operational planning/execution within a technical discipline.

Qualifications / Essential Requirements

  • Engineering degree in Computer Science or power systems and power electronics subjects or proven equivalent knowledge and experience in HVDC business.
  • Lead design and development of event and rate driven application software for control and protection systems.
  • Competent on functional characteristics of power systems and interactions between AC and HVDC systems.
  • Knowledge of PSCAD and competent using MATLAB-SIMULINK simulation tools.
  • Promote Agile Software development practices within the team.
  • Lead team members on Git, Jira and Confluence for version control, task/defect management and documentation.
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and can-do attitude.

Desired characteristics

  • Process improvement or RCA experience or certification.
  • Experience working in HVDC industry.
  • Knowledge of HVDC Control, Protection and Sequencing strategy.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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About the role

Jul 04, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025


GE Vernova

Hyderabad, India

Mid-Senior level


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