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General Electric Advanced Lead Engineer - Embedded SW Development in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

The Lead Software Engineer will lead a team and participate in full software life cycle development including: planning, requirements, design, integration, verification & validation, certification, and delivery. They will execute assigned project tasks in collaboration with other team members under defined requirements and processes leading to final product deliveries of software applications and infrastructure (e.g., device drivers, boot loaders, board support packages, operating systems, built-in-test, etc.).

Job Description

In this role, as the Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for embedded real-time software development on various products and lead / participate in the following:

· Develop software architecture and design

· Define interface requirements and establish software APIs to hardware devices and software applications

· Define software requirements and respective test cases and procedures

· Perform software implementation, debug, and integration activities

· Develop software test applications

· Accountable for full project execution tasks including:

  • Scope definition

  • Schedule

  • Cost

  • Technical definition

  • Quality for the end software work product

· Measure and report on progress through defined metrics and earned value approaches

· Interface with team members as part of a global team with remote and local team members

· Execute software reuse strategies aligned to a product line development environment

· Execute trade studies related to software technologies such as operating systems, hypervisors, and development / verification tools

· Participate in selection of appropriate technologies, processes, and tools that meet product requirements and advance software architectures

The Lead Software Engineer will lead a team and participate in full software life cycle development including: planning, requirements, design, integration, verification & validation, certification, and delivery. They will execute assigned project tasks in collaboration with other team members under defined requirements and processes leading to final product deliveries of software applications and infrastructure (e.g., device drivers, boot loaders, board support packages, operating systems, built-in-test, etc.).

In this role, as the Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for embedded real-time software development on various products and lead / participate in the following:

· Develop software architecture and design

· Define interface requirements and establish software APIs to hardware devices and software applications

· Define software requirements and respective test cases and procedures

· Perform software implementation, debug, and integration activities

· Develop software test applications

· Accountable for full project execution tasks including:

  • Scope definition

  • Schedule

  • Cost

  • Technical definition

  • Quality for the end software work product

· Measure and report on progress through defined metrics and earned value approaches

· Interface with team members as part of a global team with remote and local team members

· Execute software reuse strategies aligned to a product line development environment

· Execute trade studies related to software technologies such as operating systems, hypervisors, and development / verification tools

· Participate in selection of appropriate technologies, processes, and tools that meet product requirements and advance software architectures

The Lead Software Engineer will lead a team and participate in full software life cycle development including: planning, requirements, design, integration, verification & validation, certification, and delivery. They will execute assigned project tasks in collaboration with other team members under defined requirements and processes leading to final product deliveries of software applications and infrastructure (e.g., device drivers, boot loaders, board support packages, operating systems, built-in-test, etc.).

In this role, as the Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for embedded real-time software development on various products and lead / participate in the following:

· Develop software architecture and design

· Define interface requirements and establish software APIs to hardware devices and software applications

· Define software requirements and respective test cases and procedures

· Perform software implementation, debug, and integration activities

· Develop software test applications

· Accountable for full project execution tasks including:

  • Scope definition

  • Schedule

  • Cost

  • Technical definition

  • Quality for the end software work product

· Measure and report on progress through defined metrics and earned value approaches

· Interface with team members as part of a global team with remote and local team members

· Execute software reuse strategies aligned to a product line development environment

· Execute trade studies related to software technologies such as operating systems, hypervisors, and development / verification tools

· Participate in selection of appropriate technologies, processes, and tools that meet product requirements and advance software architectures

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited university or college

· Minimum of 6 years of experience in related field

Desired Characteristics:

Experience leading technical teams

  • Master's degree in an Engineering related field from an accredited university or college

· Experience with software development processes and certification standards

· Programming languages: C, C++, Ada, Python, scripting languages, XML

· Model Based Design using UML

· Multicore

· Real-Time OS (RTOS): VxWorks, Integrity, Linux, and hypervisor technologies

· Tools: DOORS, ALM / RTC, Enterprise Architect (EA), GEARS, JIRA, GIT, Jenkins, Gradle, SIMICS, QA-C, KEPM)

· Automated SW build and test, Continuous Integration, SW Metrics

· Processor / FPGA Interfaces: PowerPC, ARM

· Electronic HW interface and IO interface / Drivers (CAN, A485, RS232, Mil-Std-1553, A664, A429, 1394, discretes, analog)

· Memory technology interface (NAND, NOR, RAM, Solid State Drives, SATA)

· Board Support Packages, Boot Loaders, Data Loaders, SDKs, Built-In Test, Production Test

· COTS and OSS integration

· Familiarity with DO-254, DO-297, DO-178C and ARP4754 certification standards

· Familiarity with Earned Value and Activity Based Management methods

· Demonstrated experience with real-time embedded software architecture and design working within a cross-functional team

· Application of Model Based Design (MBD) principles to software architecture, requirements, and design of real-time systems

· Experience in avionics, aircraft systems, and avionics software architecture development and integration processes

· Expertise in Continuous Build, Testing, and Integration solutions including integrated hardware in the loop testing and hardware emulation

· Knowledge of processing platforms, network products, real-time operating systems, and multi-core processor architectures

· Demonstrated expertise in ARINC-653 based operating systems

· Demonstrated ability to work with global and/or virtual teams

· Influential in software technologies and processes with peers, technical experts, leadership, and customers

· Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

Eligibility Requirements

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

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

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.

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 (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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 an employee is in a state where this requirement is temporarily paused for federal contractors. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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