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General Electric Senior Power Electrical Systems Architecture and Design Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Senior Power Electrical Systems Architecture and Design Engineer will have full responsibility from concept, requirements, design, development, and testing of an electrical power system. In this role, you will help in certifying electric power systems on commercial and military aircraft.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead Power Systems Architecture efforts

  • Utilize power electronics, power generation and distribution, controls, software, and simulation expertise to work with the customer in defining requirements

  • Work with subsystem leads in developing, allocating, validating, tracing, verifying, and documenting requirements

  • Perform system analysis, safety analysis, modeling, and simulation

  • Drive the development of system test plans and procedures

  • Lead system test execution and analysis of test data

  • Define safety of flight and qualification tests and ensure that critical safety aspects of electric system are tested and verified to enable flight test program

  • Work with both real-time and non-real-time systems such as: hardware-in-the-loop and computer-in-the-loop simulations

  • Lead project estimation, budgeting, planning, and program reviews


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in an engineering role

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering leadership role

Eligibility requirement(s):

This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in requirements development, verification and validation of avionics power systems (preferably on commercial applications)

  • Experience with avionics electrical power systems (Generator, Inverter, Converter), technical requirements, and certification requirements

  • Project management and planning experience

  • Experience with applicable engineering tools and systems (i.e. DOORs)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to contribute and lead in a team environment

  • Experience in program or project leadership in an engineering environment

  • Experience of RTCA DO-178B/C, DO-254, SAE ARP4754A or similar rigorous development standard

  • Understanding of MIL-STD-704, DO-160

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes