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General Electric Embedded Software Engineer in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Ready to take your #engineering career to new heights? From the Dassault Future Falcon to the Boeing 777x, from the F35 Joint Strike Fighter to new exciting hybrid electric opportunities the momentum at GE Aviation Systems has never been greater!

This role is perfect for anyone looking to grow their career as a software engineer within an exciting industry. As part of our Systems and Software team, you will be responsible for developing assigned safety-critical software for an aircraft electrical power distribution system. You will be passionate about Aviation and ensuring high-quality software requirements, and relish designing & writing efficient software code to meet those requirements. You will thrive on solving technical software engineering problems in collaboration with other engineering functions.

You will be joining an inclusive and diverse team of experienced technical systems and software engineers who care about ensuring full lifecycle completeness and consistency. We are committed to improving our project execution through taking a lean and innovative approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement. We share technical knowledge and lessons learnt with others in the team, the department and across the wider engineering organisation. We are passionate about professional growth and developing our team culture, capability & capacity to meet customer needs whilst enabling every engineer to reach their potential through continuous learning. If this sounds like an environment in which you would thrive, then apply now!

Job Description

The Role & Essential Responsibilities

  • Capturing, understanding and documenting the software requirements for assigned system functionality.

  • Creating, updating and maintaining software architecture and designs for implementation in various languages (such as C, Ada, Assembler) dependent upon the power distribution system.

  • Understanding and implementing software verification strategies.

  • Creating, updating and performing software tests.

  • Working to rigorous development standards

  • Participating as a presenter in technical and program reviews

  • Authoring technical documentation as required and ensuring compliance with the relevant engineering policies and procedures and standards.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Experience of the software design lifecycle within aerospace, automotive or similar embedded software development environment, this could have been gained through a placement / internship, or, from direct work experience

  • Familiar with designing and implementing real-time embedded software.

  • Awareness of different software verification strategies and test equipment.

  • Creating, updating and performing software tests.

  • Awareness of RTCA DO-178B/C, DAL level A or B, or similar.

  • Awareness of target hardware.

  • Ability to execute and solve problems autonomously.

  • A degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent level of knowledge and experience

Desired Characteristics

  • A passion for engineering and sustainability with a keen interest in industry trends and electrification of aircraft will enable you to contribute to the growth of the business portfolio of next generation of market-leading products!

  • Awareness of systems and/or hardware design engineering.

  • Proficiency in C and assembler.

  • A general understanding of electrical power distribution systems.

  • Awareness of Agile and Kanban techniques.

  • Awareness of lean methodologies for problem solving.

A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for Software Engineering will help you succeed in the department. If you share our team vision to demonstrate success by achieving and exceeding customer expectations, then apply now!

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible. As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

•Non-contributory Pension

•Life Assurance

•Group income protection

•Private medical cover

•Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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