Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Evendale OH GE Aviation

Job Description Summary

GE Aviation is investing in the next generation of turbofan engine and engine system technologies to the realize the aviation industry sustainability goals in the first half of the 21st century. The Lead Embedded Software Engineer will report to the Control Systems and Embedded Software Manager within the GE Evendale Advanced Technologies Organization in support of the various demonstration programs (e.g. Hybrid Electric, Hydrogen, etc.).

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

As the Lead Embedded Software Engineer, you will:

•Participate in all facets of the systems engineering process – system architecture, systems engineering, and project management

•Own the execution, documentation, and proliferation of knowledge on the embedded software build process

•Integrate with control systems, methods, performance, and engine transient analysis to realize a software development environment that aligns with enterprise simulation demands

•Define and formalize system, hardware, software, and human integration requirements

•Define and execute engineering lifecycle test, validation, and verification activities

•Apply Lean principles, GE best practices, and design standards to control system software designs

•Validate and verify software designs in a diversity of system integration environments – from local desktop computer simulations to fully representative flight tests

•Present designs and validation results to internal (GE) and external (customer, agency, government, …) customers

•Collaborate effectively in a diverse, global, distributed work environment

Additionally, you will be responsible to continually mature your personal and professional development through maintaining an individual training plan, seeking and providing mentorship, and developing formal career path options and objectives.


•Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited college or university

•At least three years of experience in digital engineering

Desired Characteristics:

•Highly-motivated, self-starting, and passionate

•Exceptional communication skills and willingness to continually improve communication and influencing skills in more-distributed work environments

•Coding experience in MATLAB, python, C/C++, SCADE, VBA, etc.

•Knowledge of agency regulations (DO-178, etc.)

•Real time embedded software or firmware design experience

•Demonstrated team leadership, collaboration, and facilitation skills

•Flexible and friendly approach to working in teams

•Project planning and project management experience

•Keen listener and innate drive to succeed

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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