Senior Systems Engineer

Job Description Summary

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will join GE Systems Power Generation team and provide the technical leadership that enables innovation, engineering excellence, and quality as we meet the transforming demands of our customers, while delivering the performance and reliability that our users demand.

At GE Aviation in Dayton, OH the EPISCenter is the headquarters for all of Aviation Power Engineering. At this facility you have an opportunity to put your engineering training and skills to use. Our Engineers are focused and challenged on developing new technologies and delivering state of the art products such as Hybrid Electric aircraft, the latest military platforms, and SiC technology to name a few. Plus, if you like hands-on work, there is also a 155,000 sq ft lab that includes 6 high power test cells totaling 15 MW, an EMI chamber, an electronics lab, a rapid build prototype lab, and a real time simulator lab with all the latest equipment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Systems Engineer will be leading systems development efforts for new product introductions. The primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Work closely with Design and Systems Teams to confirm full specification compliance and drive timely problem report resolutions.
  • Coordination with customers to work through specification derivation questions.
  • Test planning and procedure development that will demonstrate compliance to specifications.
  • Conduct Test Readiness Review prior to test start.
  • Support root cause investigations as needed along with Design Team
  • Ongoing communication with Engineering Program Manager to enable issues be quickly addressed

The Senior Systems Engineer will also work with the broader organization in delivering to shared vision and goals and, as such, will play a central role in several engineering activities including:

  • Participate in LEAN engineering activities such as release planning, concept and technical design reviews, and LEAN events
  • Ensure cross-system dependencies and system integration activities are addressed in the program plan
  • Ensure projects are supported through entire like-cycle.
  • Explain difficult or sensitive information and promote agreement.
  • Coach system engineers and engineering team members.
  • Assist in Model-Based Systems Engineering activities

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering technical leadership or management role
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in an engineering role
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status.

Desired Characteristics

  • Model-Based Systems Engineering Experience
  • Aviation industry experience
  • DO-160 test execution experience
  • MIL-STD-810 test execution experience
  • Matlab / Simulink experience
  • PTC Windchill experience
  • DOORS requirement management experience
  • Effective communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • High degree of accountability to program deliverables, including quality, reliability, performance, and cost
  • Clear thinker and ability to work with limited information and ambiguous problem definitions
  • Proven ability to manage risk and uncertainty for self and team within a dynamic priority-setting environment.
  • Strong technical acumen paired with the ability to understand a wide range of technology domains.
  • Influence, facilitation, and negotiation skills; boundary-less/solution-focused approach
  • Demonstrated ability to take an innovative idea from research to a product.
  • Strong record of peer-reviewed journal publications and conference presentations

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment
  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more!

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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