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Looking for candidates: Lead Hardware Electronic Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/14/2017 12:52:19 PM
  • 3023906
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): Mexico; Queretaro


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.



Role Summary:

The Lead Hardware Electronic Engineer will provide technical expertise to support development of embedded Aviation products, project execution and design support. The primary design work will be in the areas of analog and power conversion circuitry used in aerospace products.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead design activities for electronic products and systems. Activities will include the development of product requirements and definitions, detailed circuit designs and component selection.

  • Support projects through design reviews and will be available to provide technical advice to other departments, customers and suppliers. You will also help prepare the technical content of new product proposals to support bid activities.

  • You will integrate and verify products and systems, and supporting products through environmental and EMC qualification test. Additionally, you will be available to diagnose and fix design problems in existing products.


  • Activities will include, but not be limited to:



  • Design for safety, testability, and manufacturability.

  • Define Hardware architecture.

  • Select electronic components for rugged environments.

  • Schematic capture.

  • PCB area estimation, power dissipation, component stress.

  • Troubleshoot electrical circuits.

  • Perform Circuit Worst Case Analysis.

  • Perform Electrical simulation.

  • Support PCB design with EMC and manufacturability guidelines.

  • Support mechanical design, software, test engineering, and manufacturing.

  • Support qualification and acceptance testing.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:
    We may not have a specific job for you today, but are interested in your expertise for tomorrow. We’re looking for experienced people, and we offer opportunities around the globe in Engineering.

  • 4-6 years of experience designing analog hardware for airborne or related applications.

  • In depth understanding of analog and power theory.

  • Experience defining requirements, developing specifications and selecting electronic components for power applications, and ability to work with suppliers to ensure technical requirements are met.


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.


  • Development to DO-254 and DO-160 standards.

  • Power electronics (FET’s, Diodes, Thyristors, IGBT’s) operation theory.

  • DC/DC and AC/DC converters design experience.

  • Understanding of thermal issues associated with electronic systems.


  • Locations: Mexico; Queretaro

    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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