ITEP Lead Design Embedded Software Engineer
Lynn , Massachusetts
October 02, 2016
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GE Aviation

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Aviation Digital

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Posted Position Title

ITEP Lead Design Embedded Software Engineer

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Applications and Software

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Role Summary/Purpose

The ITEP Lead Design Embedded Software Engineer will perform and lead embedded software development for the ITEP FADEC engine controls.

The role includes design, verification, testing and qualification of embedded software used for military jet engine controls.

This position requires a self-driven individual ready to tackle the daily challenges associated with a NPI program and deliver to meet customer commitments.

Essential Responsibilities

The Lead Software Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

In addition, you will :

* Develop and maintain software requirements and designs for components, systems, and communication networks

* Design, implement, and test real-time embedded software, ensuring requirements and quality specifications are met

* Participate actively in design and code reviews

* Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project and mentoring to less experienced engineers

* Document technical data generated for assigned projects / tasks, consistent with engineering policies and procedures

* Provide timely communication to leadership on significant issues or developments

* Provide input to planning and tracking to support metrics-based continuous improvement

* Interact closely with customers to analyze, clarify, and correct requirements and designs, driving to complete customer satisfaction

* Work closely with other engineering teams, partners, and vendors to ensure inter-operability

* Drive performance and reliability improvements


* Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university (OR a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of IT or engineering experience)

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering position


* 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 prior to employment

* Ability to obtain a Secret Government Clearance

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Experience developing real time software for embedded systems

* Working knowledge of C, assembly, and Perl languages

* Familiarity using the following tools : DOORs, SCADE, IBM Change / Synergy

* Experience in design, implementation, test and certification of real-time embedded software

* Experience with military software qualification

* Familiarity with DO-178 and commercial software certification standards for embedded software

* Firm understanding of the software development process with focus on CMMI and Model Based Development

* Knowledge of aircraft controls and digital electronic control systems

* Experience with requirements documentation and analysis

* Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software engineering principles

* Strong oral and written communication skills and organization skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Established project management skills

* Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

* Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

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