Advanced Lead Engineer- Systems Engineering (Hybrid)

General Electric - GE
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Job Description

The Edison Works Avionics Engineering team is responsible for the pursuit and execution of business related to advanced classified military platforms, specifically in the new product and research and development areas. As a Advanced Lead Engineer- Systems Engineering in this organization, you will be responsible for the technical execution of multiple advanced cutting edge technology programs.

This role requires the ability and willingness to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance. Therefore, this posting is only for US citizens. Note, GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Edison Works (EW) Emerging Technologies Team focuses on early-stage pursuits and new technology introduction (NTI) in the areas of sensing, autonomy, artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), cybersecurity, and advanced edge hardware. As a Systems Engineer in this organization, you will work closely with peers both in Emerging Technologies and the broader Avionics organizations to define, develop, and prototype these new technologies.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform system engineering and provide technical / project support.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and engineers to provide complete and holistic solutions to unique and dynamic customer requirements.
  • Perform model-based systems design and simulation to develop and capture system capabilities, architectures, and performance specifications.
  • Allocate system functional requirements into efficient hardware, software, and firmware architectures.
  • Coordinate development across a matrixed cross-functional team (hardware, software, mechanical, etc.).
  • Identify enabling and discriminating technologies and Intellectual Property (IP) required to achieve technology objectives.
  • Support bid and proposal efforts.
  • Collaborate with both internal and customer engineering organizations to define and shape technology development for future platforms and systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related engineering experience in embedded systems development.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills.
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics

  • Technical / Project experience, particularly in the development of new avionics products and systems.
  • Experience defining and implementing avionics systems architectures.
  • Experience integrating AI/ML applications on embedded systems.
  • Experience designing and integrating Avionics Hardware.
  • Experience working low-TRL research and development programs.
  • Knowledge of GE Aviation systems development processes.
  • Experience with software tools such as DOORs, Dimensions, RTC, Git, Windchill.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a dynamic environment.
  • Active DOD Security Clearance.

Key Technology Areas

  • Cybersecurity algorithms and design such as encryption, zero trust, intrusion detection, key management, and secure boot.
  • High performance computing components such as Xilinx MPSoC
  • Open Systems standards such as Sensor Open System Architecture, Weapons Open System Architecture.
  • Model-Based Design using SysML, Cameo Systems Modeler.
  • Radio Frequency concepts, such as In-Phase/Quadrature signals and Software Defined Radios.
  • Machine Learning concepts, such as object recognition with deep learning.
  • Security standards such as Trusted Platform Module and Federal Information Processing Standard 140 series.

Relocation assistance Provided


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment
  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Bonus Plan Eligible
  • And more!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
  • Candidates must be able and willing to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance as needed.


At GE Aerospace, we invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. As key players in the aerospace industry, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. We’ve got an amazing team of exceptional people helping to solve increasingly complex challenges. Our Aviation Systems Engineering teams are comprised of diverse and experienced engineers who care about ensuring full-lifecycle readiness as it relates to safety, certification, and quality standards. Our teams are passionate about the aerospace industry and continuously strive to deliver innovate customer solutions through strong project execution, collaboration, and lean problem-solving. We are passionate about professional growth, developing an inclusive culture, and developing the technical capabilities our customers need. We seek to enable every engineer to reach their full potential through coaching, mentoring and professional development training. If this sounds like an environment in which you would thrive, we encourage you to apply!

Company Info.

General Electric - GE

General Electric Company is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York City and headquartered in Boston. As of 2018, the company operates through the following segments: aviation, healthcare, power, renewable energy, digital industry, additive manufacturing and venture capital and finance.

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    Manufacturing,Power Supply,Aviation,Healthcare
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    Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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