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General Electric Systems Engineer-2 in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Systems Engineer works in close collaboration with a cross-functional team made up of engineers, scientists, product management, clinical applications, researchers, customers, marketing and other field teams to define and develop new product technologies to meet customer needs. The Systems Engineer position distinguishes itself through a high emphasis on implementing and evaluating new product innovations and a strong focus on image/signal quality, system safety, and system calibration to drive significant design improvements in product architecture.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description


  • Work with a broad cross-functional team

  • Working across functions and team boundaries to implement and optimize system level image quality and dose management features for new products and technology roadmaps

  • Use broad technical expertise and experience to evaluate and tune complex designs focusing on the areas of image quality, calibration and dose management

  • Providing domain expertise to own/lead technical design reviews, investigation of technical risks, as well as providing innovative solutions to achieve optimal system performance

  • Developing methods to quantify subsystem interactions and their effects on system performance and image quality

  • Developing requirements for key system performance parameters as they relate to image quality, system safety, performance and calibration

  • Driving system tradeoff discussions within new product developments by having a full understanding of system architecture and interfaces

  • Investigating customer questions and complaints to provide technical answers and solutions

  • Providing technical leadership for project execution

  • Implementing and teaching engineering principles and standards

  • Driving innovation for competitive technical differentiation

  • Mentoring junior engineers in area of expertise


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Medical Physics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field

  • Ability to develop timely and effective solutions for challenging design problems

  • Effective communication skills - ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

  • Ability to pursue tasks to completion

Desired Characteristics

  • 2 years relevant industrial or academic experience

  • Strong understanding of X-ray physics, CT physics, CT imaging and image/signal processing fundamentals

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Medical Physics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field

  • Demonstrated record of innovation in technology development

  • Proficient in the use of software tools for analysis, modeling and simulations

  • Experience with CT specific device operation and troubleshooting issues

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with research collaborations

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

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment

  • Excellent communication, influencing skills and ability to gain buy-in for initiatives

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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: Yes