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General Electric Systems Verification Test 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 systems engineer within an exciting industry. As part of our Systems and Software team, you will be responsible for assigned testing and troubleshooting an electrical power distribution system within our Electrical Power Integration Centre (EPIC) – key to the development of safety-critical software for the system. Alongside senior engineers, you will be mentored and guided into a Systems Engineer capable of delivering on both Safety of Flight and Certification verification activities over the next few years with exciting opportunities for growth within the organisation.

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

You will have active responsibilities on the Verification and Integration phases of a new electrical power distribution system.

Working to rigorous safety standards you will be authoring and executing system level tests to verify our product. In the event that the test fails to pass you will be able to apply your systems engineering knowledge to perform a test result analysis and either update the test procedure or enable the software team to de-bug software, design in modifications into the systems lab environment and perform hands-on testing to expand on your knowledge of test equipment and processes for working safely in high power environments.

By joining GE Aviation at Cheltenham, ultimately, as part of a healthy power distribution systems department, you will have the opportunity to move projects and roles to provide variety and grow your responsibility as your experience increases.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Awareness of different verification strategies and test equipment will aid in creating, updating and performing systems tests – be it script-based automated tests, or writing procedures for manual actions. Awareness of or an interest in test infrastructure and the design of test facilities is key to success in this role.

  • Experience of the system 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

  • A good appreciation of system baseline management is essential.

  • Awareness of development of real-time embedded software processes, and subsequent verification.

  • Awareness of target hardware and test equipment.

  • Ability to execute and solve problems autonomously.

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

Desired Characteristics

  • You will be working in a team environment, so good written and verbal communication skills are essential.

  • 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!

  • Our department actively encourages cross-functional skills therefore an awareness of systems and/or hardware or software design engineering is an advantage.

  • Prior experience working in a team setting and/or working with a customer.

  • A general understanding of electrical power distribution systems.

  • Awareness of Agile and Kanban techniques.

  • Awareness of lean methodologies for problem solving.

  • Familiar with ARP4754A, or similar.

  • A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for Systems 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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Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes