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General Electric Lead Product Specialist - Systems Engineering in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Systems engineering is a cross-functional engineering discipline centered on an approach, mindset, and process. All activities that consider both the business and the technical needs of the customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the users needs.

GE Aviation has an opportunity for a Lead Avionics Systems Engineer to join our Power Distribution and Controls Business based at the Cheltenham site.

The role is an exciting opportunity to be an essential part of the primary and standby flight displays product group, collaborating with customers both internal and external. You will drive innovation through providing technical solutions for product developments and aircraft integration. Working across product lines and disciplines, driving technical excellence whilst also identifying and realising product growth opportunities.

Job Description

GE Aviation Systems has a long history of delivering industry leading, high integrity, safety critical, severe environment embedded systems to the world’s largest civil and military aircraft OEMs. We are looking for a talented, driven and dynamic Engineer with practical experience of full lifecycle systems engineering. The ideal candidate will have a proactive working style with the ability to identify, communicate and implement solutions through their leadership of a high performing team.

What you will get:

  • Opportunity to apply your enthusiasm to lead the development of safety critical primary and standby flight display systems for a broad range of airborne platforms, major airframers and operators.

  • Exposure to all phases of the product development lifecycle, working alongside Subject Matter Experts and considered part of the project leadership.

  • Continuous learning whether its product, process, leadership or personal development. GE Aviation is passionate about providing opportunities to develop and progress your career.

What you will do:

  • Lead and be accountable for the delivery of systems engineering aspects for assigned projects.

  • Part of the project leadership team working alongside the Engineering Project Manager to meet cost, scope and schedule objectives and mitigate technical risks.

  • Provide technical direction to the systems team and ensure coordination with adjacent disciplines (SW, HW, safety, reliability etc).

  • Technical liaison to customers and suppliers within the context of assigned projects.

  • Work towards technical authorising signatory of systems engineering artefacts.

  • Provide mentoring and guidance to team members.

  • Active champion for systems engineering best practice and professional development.

Whilst In depth knowledge of aviation/safety critical product development methodology and standards (e.g SAE ARP4754A, RTCA DO-178C and DO-254) would be ideal, we would welcome applicants from similarly rigorous industries.

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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