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General Electric LM2500 Senior Staff Engineer - Systems Engineering - Hydrogen Programs in Evendale, Ohio

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. The discipline that executes a robust process of design, creation, and optimization of systems, consisting of identification and quantification of system requirements, creation of alternate system design concepts, performance of design trade studies, selection and implementation of the best designs and verification that the design is properly integrated and executed. Process that proceeds from concept to production to operation.

Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role. The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.

Job Description

This job is for a Systems Engineer for the LM2500 Hydrogen Programs. The LM2500 is an industrial and marine variant of the aircraft engine CF6-80C2 that has been modified for to power oil & gas and electrical applications. The Systems Engineer will be the engineering leader for LM2500 programs and tests execution to support decarbonization. This includes the engine level engineering integration and customer communications. Each product validation effort has own uniqueness; hence every project will broaden your area of expertise.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Staff Engineer - Hydrogen Programs will develop alternate system design concepts

  • Perform trade studies as part of program preparations and execution to expected outcomes

  • Coordinate with design, systems engineering peers, evaluation and cross- functional test organizations to achieve cost, schedule and data quality targets

  • Establishing test requirements and plans, and assist resolving issues including production, instrumentation and assembly.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively drive technical excellence and learning throughout the organization.

  • Drive root cause and containment for field issues.

  • Develop expertise around unique design difference that have originated from our niche market.

  • Support engine assembly by quickly resolving technical issues

  • Determine and document instrumentation requirements for engine

  • Develop and execute overall engine test plans

  • Lead cost reduction strategy and drive design changes as required to realize cost reduction

  • Use LEAN toolset to improve our engineering team’s talent and ability to meet key metrics

  • Ensure proper use of engineering standard tools and adherence to GE Tollgate process.

  • Support other GE businesses, internal and external customers, and suppliers as required

  • Support Product Line and Design Team to ensure rapid resolution of quality and delivery issues

  • Provide technical consultation to cross-functional teams throughout the business to improve or resolve manufacturing, product center, supplier, or field issues

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation, and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers using reports, records, and letters


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

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in advanced engine design or engine systems integration

Desired Characteristics:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering position

  • Willingness to learn and explore new areas with every project

  • Systems Engineering experience with GTEs

  • Engine and component test experience with GTEs

  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage projects and operational process

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to guide and influence others

  • In-depth understanding of engineering technology and tools

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: No