Senior Engineer NDE


Full Time




Posted 7 day ago

Job Description Summary

This role is aimed at leading and executing NDE technology programs, guidance and coaching for other team members on technical matters, technology roadmap ownership, leading pillars, missions and platforms depending on organizational needs. This role plays an important role in creating new program portfolios for GE Vernova Advanced Research and also transitioning technology to the business and demonstrate impact of research work.

Job Description

GE Vernova Advanced Research has one opening for a Senior Engineer role in Non-destructive Technologies.

The focus of the role is to develop key cutting-edge NDE technologies for Industrial Inspections for all of Vernova’s products through the full product life cycle, including manufacturing, field services and repair. Key functions include

  • Design of inspection probes/sensors, physics-based modeling, inspection planning, experimental validation, field experimentation and inspection optimization.
  • Development of inspection techniques for various applications from raw materials to manufactured components to in-service part inspection.
  • Development of inspection data processing algorithms and software including system capability analysis (probability of detection), signal/data analytics, imaging, data fusion and workflow algorithms.
  • Development of new NDE technologies for health monitoring, damage detection and material characterization.
  • Network and collaborate with both GE Vernova product engineers and with GE Global Research team members to build plans and execute on technical projects
  • Deliver on technical projects with set timelines and cost, implement plans with minimal guidance to meet technical requirements and assure proper documentation of the same
  • Ability to scope, document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new, unfamiliar product knowledge, technology areas
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • PhD  degree in Physics/ Engineering with 8 plus years of post Ph.D experience in NDE or Masters degree in Physics/Engineering with 15 plus year of Post Masters experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of NDE concepts and techniques, with deep domain expertise in eddy current and ultrasound technologies
  • Exposure to physics-based modeling for eddy current probe design
  • Hands-on experience with ability to set up and run experiments. Basic background on hardware and instrumentation is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate, plan and conduct research projects with specific objectives and milestones with financial constraints.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team-oriented research environment.
  • Demonstrated ability of idea generation, Driving innovation for the team and engaging with team members, and maturing TRL
  • Proficiency in materials science and coatings
  • Solid understanding of material degradation/failure mechanisms under various conditions and detection of the same through relevant NDE techniques.
  • Demonstrated Technical leadership of a team on multi-generation technology programs,
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Leading research work with cross-technology teams

Desired Characteristics

  • Solid understanding of gas turbine components and the operating conditions
  • Solid knowledge of typical manufacturing processes of turbomachinery and wind turbine blades
  • Strong interface and collaboration with Industry and Academia
  • Strong track record of IP generation: Patents and Publications

About Us

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.

Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.

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