Software Requirements Lead Engineer

GE Aviation
25 Oct 2020
24 Nov 2020
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. The change-bringers. We are all different, uniting to solve the world's toughest challenges. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people's lives. With every weld, every sale, and every code we write we keep the world in motion. It's time to stop dreaming about the future; let's build it together.

The Software Requirements Lead is responsible for ensuring that we define and follow a robust requirement driven approach to systems development within HVDC Controls Software projects.Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :
• Support the elicitation and management of Controls Software requirements, ensuring that they are feasible, testable and adhere to requirement standards
• Provide technical leadership, define and enforce standards on our approach to and production of requirements
• Provide training on requirements to our technical teams
• Review and provide constructive feedback on requirements that are being produced within the delivery projects
• Define how our tools are to be used in order to manage our requirements and how they should link to test coverage
• Understand the key milestones in a project plan, their financial impact and ensuring that adequate provisions for requirements engineering are in place.
• Drive continual improvement, raising the effectiveness and efficiency of the team through the introduction of tools, methods and process improvements and coordinating with the Continuous Improvement leaders
• Drive a standard product methodology mindset, seek opportunities to re-use solutions, improve quality and reliability whilst reducing the delivery timeline and associated costs
• Ensure Return of Experience is incorporated into all new and ongoing projects

Qualifications/Requirements :
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
• Experience in people leadership and meeting complex project needs
• Ability to understand customer requirements and lead technical discussions with customers
• Extensive experience in design, implementation and commissioning of high voltage DC control systems
• Experience designing, implementing and commissioning complex real time, safety critical, software systems
• Extensive experience of the software development lifecycle and common methodologies, with awareness of varied architectural styles and design patterns
• Experience in systems engineering principles and requirements management
• Extensive experience of model-based engineering and hardware in the loop testing
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation.
• Experienced in identifying technical risk using analytical tools such as DFMEA and devising and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies
• Understanding of cyber security concepts, identification of vulnerabilities and strategies to reduce cyber security risk
• Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships across functions and projects
• Experience with multiple programming languages, data modelling methods and target environments
• Proven champion of change management and continuous improvement
• Able to work to deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining the safety, quality and engineering integrity of the solution
• Must be flexible with working hours and willing to travel in order to support projects globally

Desired Characteristics :
• Knowledge of applicable electrical standards such as IEC 61850, IEC 62351, IEC 12207, IEEE 15288, IEC 25010, IEC 27032, NERC/CIP
• Process improvement or RCA experience or certification
• Experience in design and implementation of systems using Matlab Simulink, Enterprise Architect, Jira and IBM DOORS Next Generation
• Knowledge of the tendering lifecycle and associated technical gates
• Awareness of network architecture and communication protocols

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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