General Electric Flight Analytics Engineer in Shanghai, China

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

Flight Analytics Engineer works as technical and project contributor on providing customers with flight analytic service and project.

He/She will be working on:

•Developing analytic content for the flight analytic system;

•Managing and maintaining data configuration;

•Leading and conducting flight analytic project and consultation to the customers;

•Developing flight analytic algorithms, services to the customers;

•Providing analytical support and consultation to customers globally.

Essential Responsibilities:

Design and develop flight analytic algorithms for the flight analytics library

• Develop analytic algorithms in support of aviation industry safety and efficiency best practices

• Communicate analytic development to internal and external users through presentations, documentation and other means

• Train and assist airline customers in using GE’s flight analytics library

Manage and maintain the data configuration

• Maintain and improve flight data quality

• Flight data onboarding and configuration setup for QAR, flight operation and other type of data

• Parameter mapping management for flight data from different sources

• Serve as internal expert user of GE’s flight analytic system for ongoing improvement and development of the software offering

Flight analytic project and consultation

• Participate or lead in short and long-term aviation safety or efficiency projects

• Design and develop analytic algorithm and solution according to customer requirements

• Design and develop analytic product to meet the customer needs


• Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Computer Science

• 2-3+ additional years of aviation industry experience

Desired Characteristics:

• Willingness and ability to travel as required (minimal)

• Experience with aviation operations, ATC and/or pilotage

• Strong understanding of flight dynamics, avionics, and onboard aerospace systems

• Experience with data analysis, aviation data a plus

• Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and other data manipulation tools

• Strong math skills including vector calculus, regression analysis, and statistics

• Familiarity with ARINC 717 and 767 standards and digital flight data recording and readout methods

• Understanding of binary and other non-decimal numbering systems

• Ability to self-manage multiple simultaneous projects

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take ownership of specific tasks while working as an integral part of a dynamic team on larger tasks

• Demonstrated quick learner with exceptional verbal and written communication skills

• Highly organized, detail oriented and able to perform duties with a high degree of accuracy

• Demonstrated commitment to quality and safety culture, processes, and procedures


Locations: China; ShangHai; Shanghai