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Lead Embedded Software Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:05:33 PM
  • 2757836
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

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Role Summary:

As a Lead (or Senior) Software Engineer you will be responsible for the design and development of real-time embedded software. You will demonstrate independence and sound technical judgment identify problems and formulate solutions. You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving and share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

Continuation of the Role Summary/ Purpose
Opening Date – 5th January 2017
Closing Date – 2nd February 2017
Salary – Competitive Salary Applies

Essential Responsibilities
• Provide technical guidance and leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project.
• Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments.
• Execute the requirements, design, implementation and verification of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures and product / programme requirements.
• Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews.
• Provide realistic estimates, hours and duration, to assist in overall project planning..
• Be able to identify and quantify Risks and their Mitigations.
• Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues.
• Support concept of working in an Agile Incremental Development environment.
• Assure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.


• Significant commercial experience of designing, implementing, debugging and testing real-time embedded software
• Hands on experience of software design lifecycle within Aerospace or similar regulated industry
• Experience of RTCA DO-178B/C / EUROCAE ED-12B/C or similar rigorous development standard
• Degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent level of knowledge and experience
• Experience of C Programming language and Assembler
• Experience of target hardware ( one or more of the following: PowerPC, Coldfire, PIC Microcontroller, TMS320, Freescale P1011)

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for software engineering.
• Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones.
• Good problem solving and solution building skills.
• Good communication skills to team, peers, and management.
• Experience in use of planning techniques to help plan the overall workflow.
• Ability to mentor junior software engineers.
• Exposure in dealing with Certification Authority activities, including SOI Audits.
• Experience in management of one or more Software Outsource ventures.
• Experience in leading small teams of 4-5 engineers (or larger).
• Experience of Timing Analysis, including worst case.
• Skills in use of: DOORS, TI Code Composer Studio IDE, WindRiver Workbench, LDRA (or similar), Rally and Jenkins.
• Appreciation of Systems Engineering and Hardware so as to be able to work with these disciplines for the appropriate allocation of tasks/changes.

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

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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