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General Electric Director, System Engineering in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

As a Director of a System engineering group, you will apply your knowledge of management, software development methodologies, best practices, and proven processes to lead teams to deliver a quality software product on budget, within planned schedule with superb quality.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

Build a world class software development team to consistently deliver complex software platforms and research projects of varying size and duration.

Design and execute on a well thought out strategy for the organization

Manage a team responsible for UX, front end and back end development using the latest technologies and methodologies adopted from industry wide practices.

Actively present leadership updates to GE executive sponsors and customers.

Work with others to define future technology platforms and architecture for products and services.

Quickly learn, internalize and develop a strong understanding of key priorities and the clients

Align with stakeholders to ensure that data and process changes required in systems are implemented in accordance with project objectives and timelines

Provide day to day work direction for team members engaged in projects and delivery.

Demonstrate familiarity with Design Controls \ QMS processes and ability to get system view requirements from user requirements – work with architecture office and establish holistic view.

Represent products in internal and external audits, ensure audit readiness for products throughout the year. Ensure teams follow processes that establishes traceability from User Requirements through System Requirements to Impact assessment and solution readiness.

Evaluate success of solution roll out, assist commercial solution architects with offering of solution and success of solution rollout / adoption with customers, incorporate feedback to product lines

Demonstrate familiarity in implementing systemic process and reviews to reduce recalls and improve product quality from ideation to implementation to rollout

Lead discussions, review existing processes, work with QA/RA organization, implement process to deliver quality products to incorporate scheduled releases as well as quick patches to achieve customer outcomes.

Drive a continuous learning culture to help guide continuous improvements.

Provide leadership on Lean/Agile principles and development practices.

Actively pursue new methods and practices to increase productivity

Assist in the resolution of conflicting priorities through the proactive communication of requirements, timelines and stakeholders.

Operate as a engaged leader who serves as a subject matter and technical expert for assigned programs and development initiatives

Work with system leaders and functional teams to ensure products and services adhere to compliance and controllership standards

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes