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Software Technical Lead

GE Energy
Cheltenham, England GL50 1
**Job Description Summary**

Are you ready to take your #engineering career to new heights? We are currently recruiting for exciting new Software opportunities on platforms such as Electrical Power Distribution Systems for Gulfstream business jets, as well engage with our R&D team for new generation technology of those systems. As a Software Technical Lead in our Software team, and alongside a team of experienced and developing Engineers, you will get hands on with the whole software lifecycle whilst also technically leading a team of software engineers. You will be responsible for developing and/or verifying safety-critical software for an aircraft electrical power distribution system, ensuring high-quality software requirements, and designing & writing efficient software to meet those requirements and stand the test of time. You will have significant experience of software development and verification & validation (including new / re-use / deltas), and youll thrive on solving technical software engineering problems, in collaboration with other engineering functions. You will also technically lead the team to help deliver the technical solution to the agreed scope, protect against scope creep, and maintain and provide metrics to monitor technical activities and project progress trends. You will own the technical direction and accountability for the software solution meeting requirements, support the project leadership in change management activities and identify risks and opportunities. All these activities will be done whilst ensuring adherence to project, company and industry standards.

You will be joining an inclusive and diverse team of experienced technical software engineers who care about ensuring full lifecycle completeness and consistency. We are committed to improving our project execution through taking a lean and innovative approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement. We share technical knowledge and lessons learnt with others in the team, the department and across the wider engineering organisation. We are passionate about professional growth and developing our team culture, capability & capacity to meet customer needs whilst enabling every engineer to reach their potential through continuous learning and coaching, mentoring and training of team members. The role will be based in Cheltenham with a hybrid working model. If this sounds like an environment in which you would thrive, then apply now!

**Job Description**

**Essential Responsibilities**

+ Technically lead a software team across the software lifecycle to ensure customer requirements are met

+ Capture, understand and document the software requirements

+ Create, update and maintain software architecture and designs for implementation

+ Implementation in the C programming language

+ Understand and implement software verification strategies, and create, update and perform software tests including in engineering labs on target hardware

+ Support analysis and updating of existing lifecycle artefacts for changes as well as helping to create new lifecycle artefacts

+ Support creation / maintenance of other software lifecycle artefacts where required (e.g. SECI, planning documents, change impact analyses, etc)

+ Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

+ Assure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and tasks are consistent with engineering policies and procedures

+ Perform baseline management and configuration control / change control activities.

+ Create / maintain traceability.

+ Work to rigorous development standards

+ Deliver on quality, schedule and cost

+ Liaise with other engineering disciplines such as systems engineering, and supporting functions such as quality assurance and safety

+ Contribute to the businesss software engineering strategy

**Qualifications / Requirements**

+ Hands-on experience of software design lifecycle within aerospace, automotive or similar embedded software development environment.

+ Experience of designing and implementing real-time embedded software, and subsequent verification.

+ Experience of technically leading a small group of software engineers.

+ Experience of RTCA DO-178B/C, DAL level A or B, or similar.

+ Experience creating and maintaining traceability.

+ Experience of baseline management, configuration control and change control.

+ Proficiency in C and assembler.

+ Awareness of target hardware

+ Ability to execute and solve problems autonomously.

+ A degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent level of knowledge and experience

**Desired Characteristics**

+ You will be working as part of a team so good communication, both written and verbal.

+ Awareness of systems and/or hardware design engineering.

+ Awareness of or experience with target hardware and test equipment / rigs.

+ A general understanding of electrical power distribution systems.

+ Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones.

+ Awareness of Agile and Kanban techniques.

+ Awareness of lean methodologies for problem solving.

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

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

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

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. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration (http://https/www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration) website.

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes


Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-06

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