Embedded Software Engineer Job at GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation, West Chester, PA

  • GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation
  • West Chester, PA

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Embedded Software Engineer will report to the Embedded Software Manager within the GE Evendale Advanced Technologies Organization. The engineer will be responsible for the development and validation of flight critical subsystems that enable the safe operation of ground and flight test technology demonstrator vehicles. The maturation of these technologies is central to the realization of aviation industry sustainability goals in the first half of the 21st century.

Successful entry-level and early career GE embedded software engineers possess a diversity of educational backgrounds including, but not limited to: software, electrical, controls, systems, and aerospace engineering.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Embedded Software Engineer, you will:

• Participate in all facets of the systems engineering process - system architecture, systems engineering, and project management

• Lead the definition of software planning activities and ensure compliance with and maintenance of approved plans

• Define and formalize system, software, and human integration requirements; ensure compatibility of software requirements with hardware requirements

• Define and execute engineering lifecycle test, validation, and verification activities

• Apply Lean principles, GE best practices, and design standards to control system software designs

• Lead the application of configuration management tools to software designs

• Validate and verify software designs in a diversity of system integration environments - from local desktop computer simulations to fully representative flight tests

• Present designs and validation results to internal (GE) and external (customer, agency, government, ...) customers

• Collaborate effectively in a diverse, global, distributed work environment

Additionally, you will be responsible to continually mature your personal and professional development through training opportunities, mentorship, and formal career path definition.


• Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university

Desired Characteristics:

• Highly-motivated, self-starting, and passionate and

• Exceptional communication skills and willingness to continually improve communication and influencing skills in more-distributed work environments

• Coding experience in MATLAB, python, C/C++, SCADE, VBA, etc.

• Real time embedded software or firmware design experience

• Knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals

• Demonstrated team leadership, collaboration, and facilitation skills

• Flexible and friendly approach to working in teams

• Project planning and project management experience

• Keen listener and innate drive to succeed

Additional Job Description

Compensation Grade


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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 will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Job Tags

Local area, Relocation package, Flexible hours,

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