Kristen Sanderson
Kristen A Sanderson
Systems Engineer, GE Energy Management
FL

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Biography

As a Consulting Engineer at GE, I work across internal, external, and customer organizations to design, build and deploy Smart Grid software solutions worldwide that control and optimize the power grid. Over my 20 plus year career, I have held technical and managerial roles that have grown from hands-on to leadership in a globally distributed organization.

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Education
I have a BS in Computer Science with a Math minor from Auburn University.
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
Latest Questions
  • Anjola

    Added Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    Hi, I was thinking of being a software engineer. I'm in my last year of secondary school. I love math, computer science, physics and I take other science subjects like chemistry and biology. I took technical drawing before but dropped it soon after as I really disliked it. I also went to a two-week summer camp once about designing mobile apps. I was wondering if software engineering is a regulated and professional course and what are my chances of getting a job as a female? Also is it better to ...
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    Kristen Sanderson, GE Energy Management
    Answered Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    I am very excited to hear that you are interested in becoming a software engineer.  A love for math and science is a definite plus when entering this field as a lot of your work will involve logical problem solving.  Software engineering is not ...

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  • Lydia, Denver

    Added Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:46 PM

    I currently live in the US but am going to go to college in Canada. If I get my engineering degree in Canada am I able to practice engineering in other parts of the world, or does it depend on the school?
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    Kristen Sanderson, GE Energy Management
    Answered Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:46 PM
    As an engineer in a global company, I can say that I hire people from all over the world and your situation would not present a problem.  What might matter, depending on your specific field, is whether you need any local certifications (like PE) to work ...
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  • lauren, prosper, tx asked Kristen Sanderson, GE Energy Management

    Added Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 5:52 PM

    Hi! I'm an 11 year old girl and I'm interested in Engineering. I like the idea of system Engineering. Could you give me some more detail about your job? Thanks, Lauren
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    Kristen Sanderson, GE Energy Management
    Answered Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 5:52 PM
    I am so glad you are interested in this field! System engineering looks across all of the parts of a system and figures out how to put them together. It's very much like solving a puzzle. As a System Engineer, I help design how the pieces should fit ...Read More
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