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Lead Firmware Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:47:22 PM
  • 2877235
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden


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.
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.

Role Summary:
You will be part of a development team working in new product introduction and existing product sustaining/support. This team is responsible for long term development programs as well as short-cycle custom design tasks that leverage existing product platforms. Our engineers are involved in all aspects of product development ranging from system-level design and requirements analysis, feature development, through prototype generation and testing, and product release.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role as a Lead Firmware Engineer you will:

  • Own technical leadership responsibilities for product feature development. implementation, validation, and sustaining
  • Engage in all aspects of product development ranging from system level design and requirements analysis through code development and testing
  • Work with NPI and sustaining engineering teams in development and execution of product enhancements, product upgrades, and new product introductions
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to embedded product functionality and team processes
  • Design using object-oriented techniques and associated languages
  • Analyze embedded code to determine root cause of defects and implement corrective action
  • Develop systems using real-time embedded operating systems (VxWorks, QNX, etc.)
  • Develop and implement embedded software ranging from high-level application to low-level hardware device drivers
  • Perform Third Party Review of firmware development code

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related engineering discipline from an accredited university or college
    with 5 years of experience related to embedded product development.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using C/C++ programming language.

    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.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience
  • Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Demonstrated skills of C / C++ programming language
  • Experience creating an embedded application, deploying to an embedded target, and debugging from an embedded target
  • Experience troubleshooting customer issues
  • Green Belt certified and DFSS trained (GE Employees Only)

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    Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden

    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.

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