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General Electric Engineer – Controls Engineering in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Control Systems Engineer is responsible for leading and supporting the design, implementation, and testing of application software for T901/FARA engine controls, including control algorithms and engine health monitoring/prognostics functions.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Software implementation using the SCADE Tool Suite, an integrated design environment for requirements management, model-based design, simulation, verification, and qualifiable /certified code generation.

  • Knowledge of requirements management tools like DOORS/DNG and configuration management (RTC/JIRA/Synergy/GIT)

  • Experience in developing and implementing linear and nonlinear controls design techniques.

  • Hands on experience using controls tools in Matlab/Simulink/python.

  • Experience in software / system verification through desktop simulation, hardware-in-the-loop lab tests (Dry Rig Controls Simulator), engine testing and flight testing

  • Develop models to evaluate system performance, engine and component control system response and conduct trade studies Support T901 Engine, Component, and System Qualification with the Army Customer

  • Develop, implement, and test algorithms for engine health monitoring functions of the engine control system

  • Support development and implementation of embedded engine cycle model

  • Manage data recording and/or transfer for onboard and/or offboard data processing

  • Integrate engine health signals with the rest of the control system and the airframe with proper documentation through interface control documents

  • Experience with military or commercial software development and certification process (DO-178C and related commercial software certification standards for safety critical embedded software)

  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and process improvements and communicate to leadership

  • Provide technical leadership to personnel / cross functional teams supporting assigned projects

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures with a path towards US Military qualification


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an engineering role

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This role is restricted to US Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to drive execution

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Early adopter of change, adjusting to find faster, simpler approaches that are impactful

  • Proficient with C or another coding language

  • Experience with Simulink and/or SCADE

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: No