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Senior System Safety Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/20/2017 5:49:34 AM
  • 2926951
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cheltenham

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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 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 is diversity. We aim to employ the worlds’ brightest minds to help us create an unlimited source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles - people like you!

Role Summary:
In this senior role, you will help bring to market our next generation of industry leading Avionic and Power Distribution products by leading and performing system safety assessments across a range of projects. You'll develop and execute innovative development strategies. You will be a recognized expert and leader within this specialized field, demonstrating a passion for System design and mentoring others

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, you will:

• Promote a culture of Safety engagement across the organization which emphasizes shared responsibility in achieving safe and reliable designs
• Provide strategic technical leadership and maintain oversight of the System Safety engineering activities across multiple commercial and military development projects within the UK Avionics and Power Distribution Product Areas
• Lead projects to a successful outcome by setting the Safety plan, coordinating Safety support with internal and external customers, influencing emerging designs, driving proactive Safety team engagement, performing Safety analyses, and resolving technical issues
• Grow the Safety and Certification organization's capabilities by sharing knowledge of aircraft operations, aircraft-level Systems development, Systems engineering principles, and Safety engineering practices
• Steer future technology roadmaps by participating in technology / methodology trade studies and research / development programmes
• Engagement of internal and external customers
• Attend project meetings in support of Safety
• Maintain knowledge of industry standards

• Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent experience
• Extensive experience in the aviation industry or aircraft operations experience in related positions
• Direct experience performing System Safety engineering tasks
• Knowledge of the Safety assessment techniques in SAE ARP 4761, MIL-STD-882, DEF STAN 00-56 and FAR/CS 25.1309.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate 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 Border Agency website

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

Desired Characteristics:
• Knowledge of the following: ARP 4754, RTCA DO-178/254
• Strong experience aviation industry experience in System Safety
• Experience designing and analyzing aircraft systems
• Knowledge of processes leading to compliance with industry regulatory standards
• Ability to conduct detailed Safety analyses of complex Systems
• Ability to apply engineering fundamentals and System Safety engineering principles to a variety of product areas
• Ability to guide and influence others
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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