Lead Software Engineer

West Chester OH GE Aviation

Job Description Summary

The Lead Embedded Software Engineer will report to the Software Manager within the GE Evendale Advanced Technologies Organization. The engineer will be responsible for the development, validation, and verification of toolchains and flight critical software that enables the safe operation of ground and flight test technology demonstrator vehicles. The execution technology demonstrators is central to the realization of aviation industry sustainability goals in the first half of the 21st century.

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.
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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