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Military Open Avionics Systems Architect

Company name
General Electric Company

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Employment Type

It, Engineering, Sciences, Chemistry, Military

Posted on
May 23,2019

Valid Through
Sep 05,2019

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Role Summary:The Military Systems Architect will demonstrate leadership by developing and communicating model-based systems architectures and setting technical direction to a team responsible for development and integration of avionic subsystems onto military aircraft platforms. In this role you will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, you will:

Support the full life-cycle of systems development for avionics products including concept design, system architecture, definition and management of requirements, modeling and simulation, managing suppliers, leading teams, managing cost and schedule, sub-system and aircraft integration, verification, and flight testing

Interface with customers, partner companies, suppliers, and other senior leadership within the company

Work as part of an Integrated multi-company Avionics and Sub-System development team to define, develop, verify and qualify an integrated systems solution for military application

Lead and participate in technical reviews of military avionics systems across the business

Support and coordinate with interfacing organizations such as subsystem avionics product groups and third party suppliers

Provide technical support for the system safety and certification processes for military avionics systems

Lead activities such as; failure Investigations, root causes analysis and implementation of corrective actions, lesson learned, issues and design standards updates

Provide Engineering support, within one’s specialty, to teams working on performance, cost reduction and quality initiatives

Protect the Intellectual Property rights of the Company

Develop and implement training modules as necessary



Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

Minimum 5 years of technical and/or project leadership experience in Military Avionics Systems or related Product design and development

Minimum 5 years of experience in Military Avionics Systems and sub-systems requirements definition, design, architecture, integration, verification, and qualification

Minimum 1 year of experience in dealing with customers and suppliers and interfacing with senior leadership within the company


Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

Desired Characteristics:

Prior experience in model-based engineering and architectures

Prior experience in defining architectures and requirements for Military Avionics Systems

Ability to guide and lead others not in a direct reporting relationship

Strong technical and project leadership experience in Military Avionics Systems development

Experience in sub-system requirements definition for mission systems, displays / crew interface systems, navigation sensors and radios, datalink, autoflight systems, on-board maintenance systems, and integrated surveillance systems

Experience with ARINC 661, ARINC 664 and ARINC 653 development standards

Experience with DO-178B, DO-254, DO-297, ARP-4754 certification standards

Experience using models to simulate and validate the system design and architecture

Familiarity with systems Engineering processes including requirements definition, aircraft integration, flight testing, system safety, and requirements verification

Experience in technical and project leadership for large military aircraft programs

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

Demonstrated leadership in advancing the state of the art in a technical specialty


About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re

manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation

teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest

problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in

research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our

culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber

About Us – Job 5 Thursday, April 04, 2019

talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products

or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re

passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and

advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for

generations to come.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;Florida, Michigan;Grand Rapids, Clearwater;

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GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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