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General Electric Lead Staff Software Prototype Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

  • As an AiRXOS prototype engineer, your job will to come up with creative, scalable prototypes that integrate UAVs, sensors, and our product. You will be challenged daily with looking at disparate systems and figuring out ways to get them to interact with a prototype and contribute directly to the success of innovative cloud based unmanned aerial and autonomous flight operations ecosystem.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • You are required to build something quick without a lot of coding from the underlying systems, to the network with the onboard avionics, then to our cloud-based products. You will work closely with our pilots, mechanical engineers, software engineers, and product managers to prototype functional systems that can then be demonstrated to clients or used in the field for our own testing.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for developing prototype functional systems

  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

  • Support impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy

  • Be onsite support for multiple product prototypes

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • 3-5 years of experience with writing and field-testing prototype code

Eligibility Requirements

  • Travel 30%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in wireless technologies

  • Experience with geospatial coordinates and knowledge of different standards such as WGS84 within aviation

  • Familiarity with writing web apps (backend and front end) even in PHP.

  • Some experience with JavaScript/typescript

  • Experience with Django or some other similar framework

  • Experience in Java, JVM

  • Strong knowledge of Python or Perl. Preferably both. With the ability to write error free asynchronous or multi-threaded scripts

  • Ability to write regular expression

  • Some experience with an SQL based database (Postgres, MySQL)

  • Experience with writing code to interact via protocols such as telnet, http, etc.

  • Ability to think on your feet and not get flustered by infield debugging on time sensitive events.

  • Ability to read an API documentation and come up with novel ways to integrate and apply that API

  • A self-starter who will see a problem, identify solutions, and attempt different ways to solve it.

  • Ability to solve problems creatively

About Us:

AiRXOS is building new technologies and delivering a new architecture and ecosystem for the next generation of unmanned aviation. We are passionate about enabling safe, secure and economical UAV/Drone operations at global scale. We are accomplishing this with a great collaborative team of driven engineers and technologists with expertise in Distributed & Real-Time Software, Web Services, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning Algorithms, Autonomous Systems & Robotics, Cyber Security, Air Traffic Management, Computer Visualization, and Mobile Applications. Together we are delivering capabilities that will enable a new era in aviation and autonomous systems applications. We would love for you to join us!!

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, 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).Additional Locations:United States;Massachusetts;Boston;

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