Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Embedded SW Development Engineer

  • Grand Rapids (Kent)
  • IT development

Job description

Additional Cities

Grand Rapids
Career Level

Relocation Assistance


GE Aviation
Business Segment

Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems


United States
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Role Summary/Purpose

The Navigation and Guidance Lead Engineer will provide technical leadership and expertise to support the development of Embedded Flight Management Systems Software products, with a concentration in interfaces to the hardware platform, external systems, and navigation sensors. In this role you will utilize your experience / expertise to solve problems, develop, and execute objectives for yourself and others, and have the ability to affect business goals.
Essential Responsibilities

In addition, as the Embedded SW Development Engineer, you will:

Design and develop software in Ada (some C) to meet system and high level requirements for a variety of FMS customers
Validate system requirements and author embedded software for avionics systems and sub-systems
Become a technical expert in the area of Platform Interfaces (I/O , BIT, Redundancy
Management, Platform Software behavior and APIs)
Work in a multidisciplinary team, architect, design, develop, and update functionality for real-time embedded avionics software
Identify, evaluate, and occasionally develop engineering tools / processes necessary to meet the project's engineering and business goals
Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments while maintaining a focus on safety and reliability
Conduct Problem Report (PR) investigation and resolution
Participate in software structural coverage analysis and test for 100% coverage of airborne software
Participate actively in software design and code reviews
Develop software verification strategies and test procedures to verify software functional requirements
Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound scientific / engineering principles and practices

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related Technical discipline from an accredited college or university

Eligibility Requirements:

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Ability and willingness to travel a minimum of 10% of the time
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
Desired Characteristics

Familiarity with ARINC 653 RTOS
Experience with ARINC 664, ARINC 429
Experience in embedded Military and Commercial Avionics product development
Experience with embedded software development lifecycle within Aerospace or similar controlled industry
Experience with embedded software development in Flight Management Systems
Experience with software development using Ada, C and C++ languages, RTOSs, or Model
Based Development in a DO-178() Avionics development environment
Experience using Configuration Management tools CVS, GIT, Rational Team Concert, Dimensions
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Proven analytical and organizational ability
Capable of developing and writing specifications in an engineering environment
Development to DO-178() industry guidance
Ability to use project cost and schedule requirements as part of the overall best technical solution
Participate in a team as a team player
Experience directing and participating in requirements definition and trace, architecture planning, design implementation, documentation, testing, verification and production support efforts
Ability to provide most cost effective and technically correct solution to internal and external customers
About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

AtGE Aviation , we are imagination at work. Whether we’re
manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation
teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that tackle some of the world’s toughest
problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in
research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our
culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber
talent, utilizing ground breaking technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination
products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality.
If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for
growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the
globe for generations to come.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
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 drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
Primary Country

United States
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Primary City

Grand Rapids