Lead Software Engineer - Test Equipment

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
1486473
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Engineering/Technology
Role Summary/Purpose:
    An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Software Engineer (C# or C++) to join our Power Systems and Software Test Equipment group. As a Senior member of the team you will be responsible for architecting and/or maintaining new or existing Test equipment software solutions for our Aviation Power product programmes. You will demonstrate independence and sound technical judgment, identify and breakdown complex problems and formulate solutions.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for architecting new test equipment software solutions and incorporating new requirements into existing solutions
  • Develop Test Equipment Software to Production standards complying with all regulatory and safety requirements
  • Responsible for the full software life cycle
    - from initial requirements through to formal software release and support
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Mentor junior / less experienced engineers
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organisational initiatives and engineering issues
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned project and/or tasks inline with engineering policies and procedures
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Code Development
    - Extensive C# or C++ software development experience
  • Software Architectural Design
  • Must be willing to learn new programming languages, including National Instruments CVI
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Experience with configuration / change management tools
  • Debugging/fault finding
  • Working on Production solutions
  • Hardware / Software integration experience
  • Experience working on engineering initiatives within the wider engineering business
  • Providing guidance to less experience engineers
  • Excellent communication skills to team, peers and all levels of management
  • 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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working 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 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience of using non specialty language for software development, either C++ or C#
  • Experience of using National Instruments Test Stand and/or CVI for software development
  • Agile Software Development
    - e.g. Sprint planning, Scrum, Retrospective etc

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