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General Electric Lead Software Engineer-Tools; Remote Option Available in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

As a Tools Lead Software Engineer, you will use your skills in software development and leadership to create and maintain a variety of tools used in Avionics certification, testing, integration activities, and demonstrations. You will join a growing team of managers, software engineers, systems engineers, and other lead software engineers dedicated to creating reusable software components.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead a small team of software developers

  • Design, create, fix, and review software written in C# and Python

  • Provide technical mentoring for junior software engineers

  • Analyze user needs to design and code robust solutions

  • Work closely with the simulation systems engineers to ensure application development meets product specification requirements

  • Work closely with other engineering teams, partners and vendors to ensure inter-operability and reuse

  • Propose and develop new technical solutions to difficult problems

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with software development

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in leading and/or mentoring a team

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software engineering principles

  • Experience in programming C#, C++, Java and/or Python

  • Problem solving skills to discover root causes and fix issues

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more!

This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA):

  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Remote work option

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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