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General Electric China Embedded Software Manager in Beijing, China

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This person will lead a technical team to define and own software engineers developing firmware solutions for MR scanner hardware. This role will also ensure firmware meets business needs, future objectives, and ensure customer and business requirements are met through global, cross-functional collaboration

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

Drive solutions for Customer Lifecycle, to capture high-margin revenue streams, with quality, upgrades, NPI. Enable Platforming – across products, MR, Imaging – configurations to allow products to ladder up/down. Develop Enterprise Solutions – focus team on TCO for clinical and non-clinical customer needs. People Leadership:

Lead a team consisting of firmware software engineers.

Support the IB for software releases.

Functionally lead the team, including recruitment, team/talent development within Technology Career Development (TCD) framework, competency improvement, mentoring, assessment, development, promotion and coaching of direct and indirect technical employees.

Drive resource assignment and prioritization, including headcount and base cost budget.

Lead change through creative solutions to unstructured product and system design issues.

Operational Rigor:

Optimize team’s participation in all phases of product development.

Instill a rigorous approach to target costing for new products and driving cost out of existing products through platform solutions and the development and introduction of new technologies.

Ensure design controls and technical design reviews are applied and conducted compliantly and timely, per GE design controls requirements.

Drive continuous improvement of sub-systems, systems, products and processes.

Relentless attention to customer satisfaction as related to RF Transmit Chain performance, reliability and quality.

Strategy Leadership:

Work with other leaders on firmware roadmaps for the MRI business.

Provide functional leadership for firmware development for complex MR subsystems including but not limited to RF Amplifiers, Power Supplies, Packaging/Cooling, Filters, Splitters, Interconnect Cabling, Control, Power Monitoring, Protection, Calibration and operation across the MR product frequency needs, including 1.5T, 3.0T, 7.0T and Multi-Nuclear Spectroscopy (MNS) frequencies, with focus on quality, NPI, and key ATD efforts for future generation products.

Provide platform leadership to multiple MR business segments, including defining, with SME’s, the global platform strategy, ensuring technical and program-level ownership, competency and capacity to execute effectively.


Proficient in English – speaking, reading, writing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Physics, or equivalent experience; a software discipline is preferred. 5 years relevant work developing software solutions using modern development object-oriented languages. 2 years project, product or functional leadership experience 2 Prior experience successfully directly leading individual contributors Demonstrated experience coaching, mentoring, and developing individual contributors Proven ability to work cross-functionally in a highly matrixed organization

Desired Characteristics

Masters or PhD in Engineering or Physics 10 years relevant work experience 5 years project, product or functional leadership experience 10 years relevant industry experience Experience successfully interfacing with strategic suppliers and manufacturing professionals Prior experience in delivering healthcare device products including working within a quality management system (QMS) Demonstrated influencing skills with stakeholders at all levels of the business Demonstrated ability to motivate & inspire others Excellent internal and external communication skills Demonstrated ability to deliver results while working on multiple projects simultaneously, balancing resources, timing and quality of outcomes Demonstrated complex problem-solving skills