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General Electric Applications Engineer - Adjacencies, Maritime in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Application Engineering working within the Growth and Pursuits team, specializing in Electrical Power

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for an applications engineer to join in our Advanced Technology Group. We are looking for and experienced engineer who can lead and inform the development of the next generation of technology for our adjacencies and maritime product lines. Our focus areas is our controllers and I/O solutions. If this interest you, we would love you get in touch.

Reporting to the Technology Growth and Pursuits Director you will play a significant role in defining the next generation of products for our business. You will be defining the scope and functionality of our new products. You will work closely with R&D and product management teams and customers through the concept development and initial prototype design and verification on technical solutions for our customers. You will work with the technology, business and strategy leaders to identify market opportunities and define and validate new products concepts. This role will suit someone who is a free-thinking practical problem solver who gains satisfaction from developing new products.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop product concepts with consideration to the market, business case and the product life cycle.

  • Lead technology planning activities, producing development and management plans as well as project plans or technology roadmap

  • Architect technical solutions in response to customer RFI’s and RFP’s

  • Work closely with customers as part of a pursuit strategy

  • Validate and verify the product concept.

  • Design product architectures in conjunction with the systems, hardware, software, mechanical and tools teams.

  • Drive alignment of our product and technology plans

  • Work across the business, our customers, and suppliers to facilitate successful development and product development and research activities.

  • The job may have a level of local and international travel.

Required Qualifications

  • As an applications engineer­ you will have a strong technical background and ability to apply product knowledge to architect solutions to customers needs.

  • Experience of working within the aerospace or similar industry, aerospace adjacencies or maritime.

  • Demonstrate either a deep understanding of our control and I/O systems, or a strong technical background in systems for maritime and adjacent markets.

  • Minimum - degree or equivalent in relevant engineering or science subject.

  • Experience working as a system, hardware, software or safety engineer.

Desired Characteristics

  • Future vision for our products and capabilities

  • Active listening to customer needs, customer advocacy and voice of the customer

  • The ability to lead the systems engineering of complex safety critical systems.

  • Exception design skills with the ability to resolve multi variable, multi domain trade studies to optimize designs.

  • Working knowledge of model-based development.

  • Excellent communication skills in all media.

  • The ability to talk to customers, suppliers and partners at all levels of the business.

  • The ability to write cogent reports, documents and trade studies

  • The ability to inspire the team and co works.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes