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General Electric Software Engineering Director – General Imaging Ultrasound in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Software Engineering Director in the Ultrasound General Imaging (GI) Segment leads a team of software professionals to execute to business priorities and deliver products that delight customers. The successful candidate will be a people leader first while understanding the business and product strategy and working collaboratively with the global GI R&D management team and peers across the global GE Ultrasound organization.

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

Essential Responsibilities:

Leverage deep skills for people management in order to deliver team outcomes to business priorities.

  • People leadership of the GI software team at Research Park, including employee development, recruitment, team/talent/skillset development, and mentoring

  • Member of collaborative management team to set the strategy and direction of the global GI R&D team and deliver to business priorities

  • Driving continuous improvement of software systems, products, and processes through Lean/Agile with a focus on product quality

  • Resource assignment and prioritization including headcount and base cost budget

  • Ensuring software team compliance to Quality System and Quality Priorities

  • Leading change through creative solutions to unstructured product and business problems

  • Working with global peers and partners to improve GI and Ultrasound efficiency on development of global platforms

  • Optimizing team’s performance in all phases of product development

  • Supporting forward production and installed base of GI products

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Medical Physics

  • 10 years relevant software work experience

  • 5 years demonstrated experience in team leadership, project management and/or people leadership

  • Experience in software product lifecycle development

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree in an engineering or science field such as Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Medical Physics

  • 10 years of relevant experience ultrasound or medical device product development

  • Experience with IEC 62304 and FDA or other regulatory submissions

  • Ability to manage change in a dynamic environment

  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to contribute to a common purpose

  • Strategic thinking

  • Strong outlook in new technologies, digital innovations

  • Can-do attitude, self-drive, flexible, intellectually curious, willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges to meet business goals

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).

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.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes