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General Electric Applications Engineer Electrical Power in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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

Job Description

Overview

Aviation is going through an electric revolution and GE Aviation Systems is in the middle of it. Over the last decade we have grown at an incredible rate and are seeing significant customer interest in our products and capabilities.

We have an exciting opportunity for an applications engineer to join in our Advanced Technology Group. Put simply, our goal is to define the future of flight, we develop the next generation of technology for the next generation of aircraft. Our focus areas are electrical power, control, and display systems. 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 team 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.

  • 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

  • We are looking for an engineering who is keen to work with customers developing solutions, ideally with some aerospace or similar industry experience in electrical power distribution and management

  • Be prepared to develop or have a deep understanding of aircraft electrical power systems, aircraft vehicle systems.

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

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

  • Some knowledge of safety design and validation techniques (FTA, CCA, Zonal, FMEA etc.) would be great.

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.

  • Some knowledge of aerospace development standards ARP4754, DO-178, DO-254.

  • 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

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