Electronics Design Engineering Manager

GE Aviation
Closing date
9 Jun 2021

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary Known internally to GE as Custom Logic Engineering Leader, this role demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop engineering practices that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, manage and develop teams, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Job Description Essential Responsibilities
The Custom Logic Engineering Leader is the functional manager to the Custom Logic (FPGA/ASIC/SoC) engineering teams engaged in the design, verification, physical test and qualification of hardware and custom logic solutions within Power Distribution and Controls products. You will:
  • Provide functional leadership and technical direction to your team - ensure adherence to prescribed regulatory, company and functional processes and procedures
  • Establish priorities for staff in your team that align with company and divisional objectives
  • Coordinate efforts within your team to assure technical quality excellence, timely and on-budget completion of work, effective use of resources and responsiveness to customer / program needs
  • Manage resource supply and demand for your team, including recruitment of permanent and temporary staff, placement of work at GE global sites and outsource of work packages to suppliers
  • Facilitate communication of technical and business information between organisations and within your team
  • Communicate with, and provide support to senior leaders on technical, organizational, resource and staff issues
  • Define roles and responsibilities for your team, and other assigned personnel
  • Conduct appraisals, performance management, and participate in salary planning
  • Promote professional growth through timely performance feedback and ongoing coaching
  • Ensure company compliance training requirements are implemented within your team
Qualifications / Requirements
  • Relevant degree or similar qualification
  • Demonstrable experience in a project leadership or new product introduction role across the full life cycle within FPGA design and/or verification field, ideally within a safety critical environmen
  • Demonstrable functional and line management experience
  • Working knowledge of FPGA design and verification for embedded systems applications
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills

Desired Characteristics
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for aerospace complex hardware design
  • An understanding of DO-254 as applicable to Custom Logic design and verification
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and safety requirements for safety critical products (ideally gained in an avionics or similar environment)
  • Formal Management training with effective team building or project management ability
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn ​
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes   constructively ​
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed   ​
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative ​
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker ​

Flexible Working
GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward
At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward.  Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;
  • Non-contributory Pension          
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection            
  • Private medical cover    
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance 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:  BPSS

Right to Work Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.  However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates  who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not  be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship 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 Visas and Immigration website .

Additional Information Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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