Staff Hardware Engineer - Technical Regulations and Standards
Posted 9/6/2018 10:56:46 AM
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids
GE Aviation Systems is looking for an experienced Airborne Electronic Hardware Certification Engineer to provide technical leadership on exciting and new software development projects that will have a major impact on GE's business.
The AEH Certification Engineer is responsible for finding compliance as a subject matter expert to civil regulations (RTCA / DO-254, Advisory Circulars, Issue Papers, CRIs, CFR, CS, CAR, CAAC, etc.) involving Intellectual Property, Commercial integrated devices, commercial subassemblies, and circuit board assemblies. The AEH Certification Engineer will also provide aircraft certification planning as well as regulatory compliance oversight for assigned projects and products.
Engineers demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In the role of AEH Certification Engineer, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, as well as have the ability to affect short-term & some long-term business goals.
Additionally, as the AEH Certification Engineer, key responsibilities will include:
Determine product certification strategy and certification basis
Support compliance planning and determination of means of compliance
Interpret aircraft regulatory material and determine project impact
Audit project / product artifacts and verification activities to assess compliance with the certification basis
Champion minimum effort solutions for meeting civil compliance
Assess changes to approved / certified products to determine minor or major classification
Provide technical leadership and technical direction for assigned organizational responsibilities, programs, and personnel including approval / sign-off of Certification documentation
Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues
Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 10 years of direct design experience (knowledge with ASIC, FPGA, CPLD technologies)
Minimum of 5 years working with regulatory compliance related to Advisory Circular 20-152 and RTCA / DO-254
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S): (Country Specific)
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
Ability and willingness to travel as required
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Grand Rapids, MI
Experience working directly with Advisory Circular 20-152, RTCA / DO-254, RTCA / DO-160 in safety-critical applications
Knowledge of ASIC design and fabrication (to include both the fabless and foundry aspects)
A strong understanding of the differences between RTCA / DO-178 and RTCA / DO-254 practices
Strong oral and communications skills
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
Direct DER and/or ODA unit member experience
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Locations: United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.