Lead Technologist - Emerging Technologies

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
15 Sep 2019
Ref
1505038
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Engineering/Technology
Role Summary/Purpose:
    We are looking for innovative development engineers to work within our Emerging Technologies Group based in Cheltenham, UK. In this role you will be responsible for developing system solutions and implementing new technologies which will define our next generation of avionic controller and display system products. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team building proof of concept demonstrators. The work will support our product development aligned with our product and technology roadmaps.
Essential Responsibilities:
    This role will be responsible for developing, guiding and demonstrating technologies to Technology Readiness Level 6 including advanced prototypes for the next generation of displays and controllers' products. The selected candidate will work directly with the Cheltenham product groups and alongside engineering groups as part of a multidisciplinary team. In this position you will be responsible for identifying and developing technical expertise, through the implementation of new and emerging technologies from avionics and adjacent industries. The selected engineer will use technical expertise, development skills and in-depth knowledge of software engineering to play a leading role as part of the advanced technology team developing next generation products. Some of the key responsibilities are:
  • Technical understanding the avionic product lines, specifically remote I/O and displays products
  • Maintain and grow system technical expertise
  • Understand and assess latest industry developments
  • Propose and implement technical solutions to project challenges within project budget and time constraints
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, scope and schedule estimation and risk and opportunity analysis for identified work packages
  • Interface with all engineering disciplines to ensure continuity, quality, and schedule adherence
  • Provide technical assistance and support to other team members and projects
  • Represent the company on collaborative projects and at industry events such as conferences and working groups
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in aerospace engineering, computer science, software engineering or physical sciences / engineering
  • Proven industrial experience
  • Capability to become a leading technical expert;
  • Enthusiasm and passion for new technology and innovation
  • Good problem-solving and creative, solution-building skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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/hmgpersonnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics:
    The preferred candidate will demonstrate the following characteristics
  • Ability to contribute effectively to team-working and group discussions
  • Ability to work to timescales, achieve personal deadlines and contribute to team deadlines
  • Methodical approach
  • Experience of working in an R&D environment
  • Ability to sort through information and make timely and sound decisions
  • Ability to consistently produce high quality work in a development environment
  • Able to prioritize work, and communicate openly in high workload situations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated Innovation and Imagination
  • Demonstrate imagination and courage in technical developments
  • Enthusiasm and passion for new technology and innovation
  • Aviation systems knowledge,
  • Familiarity with systems design tools (EA, Rhapsody, Matlab),
  • Software skills (C, C++, UML),
  • Appreciation of wider issues around aircraft system safety and certification

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