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Lead Systems Engineer - Flight Management Systems

Lead Systems Engineer - Flight Management Systems

  • GE Aviation - 500 jobs
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Job Description Summary The Connected Aircraft global engineering team is primarily responsible for executing engineering development programs and providing subsequent in-service for products related to GE's Flight Management Systems (FMS), Data Transfer Systems (DTS), Flight Recorders and Inertial Navigation and Vehicle Health Management. The team supports military and commercial projects working with external customers such as Boeing, Airbus, COMAC, etc.

The Flight Management System team is looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to lead the engineering in-service field support for our civil and military Flight Management System (FMS) products and for our associated FMS training products supplied to aircraft simulation companies for end-customer (airline) training. In addition, this person will contribute to requirements development and verification activities in our FMS update programs to grow their technical expertise in our various FMS products.

Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Record and track status of customer (e.g. Boeing) and end-user (airline) in-service FMS related questions and issues sent to GE for analysis and explanation and recommendations.
  • Record and track status of various sim-house (e.g., CAE, Flight Safety) FM product related support requests, questions, and issues sent to GE.
  • Lead a small team of organizationally matrixed engineers assigned to investigate and provide responses to these requests, questions, and issues.
  • Leverage additional technical expertise from other subject matter experts within the Connected Aircraft organization to assist in the investigations, when needed.
  • Report regularly the status the pending requests and issues to our customers.
  • Establish and grow relationships with GE Field Service Engineers, Boeing in-service support team, and airline customers
  • Report to CA program leadership systemic or potentially safety-related in-service issues to prioritize their correction in future product updates.
  • Seek and implement lean/continuous improvement opportunities in the in-service engineering support area.
  • Contribute to requirements development and verification activities in our FMS update programs to grow their technical expertise in our various FMS products.

Required Qualification
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM from an accredited university or college
  • 4+ years' experience in an engineering/technology related field, including 2+ years' experience in avionics systems or software development.

Desired Characteristics
  • 3+ years' experience in developing Flight Management Systems.
  • Experience in leading engineering project teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Eligibility Requirements
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
  • 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
  • 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.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunities 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 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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Posted 5 May 2022

Closes 3 Jun 2022

Ref: R3635897

This job was posted to: Flight engineer

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