Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids
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The Advanced & Special Programs (A&SP) team is responsible for the pursuit and execution of business related to advanced military platforms, and the evaluation of opportunities in emerging and adjacent markets.
The A&SP team supports three businesses: Power, Avionics, and Mechanical Systems.
As a Senior Technical Leader in this organization you will be provide the technical leadership of and market insight for multiple high-impact Advanced & Special Programs.
Key Responsibilities Include :
Identify enabling and discriminating technologies and Intellectual Property (IP) required to achieve business objectives
Perform project management and technical guidance on system and product pursuits and proposal efforts
Develop innovative technical solutions spanning Power, Avionics, and Mechanical Systems, utilizing the full capabilities of GE Aviation Systems on development programs and proposals
Interact with customer engineering organizations to define and shape requirements for future platforms and systems
Lead pursuit and capture of funding for key technologies.
Provide technical / project leadership on Research & Development and New Product Introduction programs
Provide technical guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers
Streamline engineering processes to effectively win and execute advanced technology demonstration programs
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer, or Aerospace Engineering from accredited university or college
Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in the aviation industry including the following:
Experience in the development and specification of military avionics systems
Knowledge of two or more of the following avionics subsystems: mission processors & networks, weapons systems, unmanned systems, payloads and sensors
Knowledge and experience architecting complex avionics software for two or more of the following: sensors, sensor fusion, SIGINT, image processing, communications, and cyber
Familiarity with military procurement processes including Science & Technology projects
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Ability to work in Grand Rapids, MI
Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance
This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
Knowledge of aircraft mechanical systems and electrical power systems
Knowledge and experience in military land vehicles, including vetronics, electrical power, and mechanical systems
Experience collaborating with military OEMs developing and specifying military avionics systems
Experience pursuing and executing advanced technology programs with government laboratories
Knowledge of GE Aviation products
Experience in writing and leading engineering teams developing complex proposals
Experience developing pursuit strategies and supporting the development of business plans
Technical / Project Leadership experience, particularly in the development of new avionics products and systems
Experience in an application engineering role
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills and experience presenting technical material to customers and senior leadership
Proven track record of innovation
Master's Degree in business administration or engineering
Experience working sensitive projects and
Active DOD Security Clearance
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