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Embedded Systems Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:01:28 PM
  • 2818361
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

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.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE is diversity. We aim to employ the worlds’ brightest minds to help us create an unlimited source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles - people like you!

Role Summary:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Embedded Systems Engineers to join our Avionics business area in Cheltenham. These positions are required to meet increased demand for embedded systems engineering activity on a cutting edge, safety critical programme. In this role you will utilise your experience and expertise to develop products for the next generation of aircraft.

Essential Responsibilities:

Continuation of Role Purpose/Summary
Opening Date – 10th January 2017
Closing Date – 7th February 2017
Salary – Competitive Salary Applies

Essential Responsibilities:
Whilst working in the development team, with the help and guidance of a Team Leader or Technical Lead is tasked with achieving any of the following:
• Capturing requirements & understanding the context of requirements
• Design and implementation of a technical solution
• Documenting the design and ensuring it is traceable to the requirements
• Validating, integrating, qualifying and testing.
• Reading and understanding Project Planning documents – inc. Development Plans, verification plans, certification plans
• Gaining knowledge of project tools and processes
• Understanding the product, its safety criticality and functions within an aircraft
• Producing clear, concise written reports and instructions
• Ability to work to timescales achieve personal deadlines and contribute to team deadlines
• Ability to contribute effectively to team-working
• Good problem-solving and creative, solution-building skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrating initiative, developing solutions with minimal supervision and guidance


• Science based Degree (or equivalent) in either Aerospace, Avionics or Systems Engineering, Engineering, Electronic, Electrical, Software Engineering, Computing for Real-Time Systems, Electronics and Software Engineering (but not IT-based degrees) or equivalent knowledge and experience.
• Working experience of Embedded Systems Engineering in Avionics or a similar safety critical environment.
• Appreciation of Hardware Engineering and Software Engineering.
• Ability to read, understand and adhere to mainstream Engineering Lifecycle Procedures.

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:
• Methodical approach, including checking of own work
• Interest in Aviation
• An understanding and an interest in applying solutions to aircraft systems.
• Able to work both in Office and Lab environments.

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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