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Senior Staff Engineer - Military Systems

Company: General Electric Company
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Summary
The Senior Staff Engineer - Military Systems will report to the Cincinnati based Military Field Integration Team (FIT) Systems Engineering Sub-Section Manager and be responsible for engineering support of the GE powered large combat and trainer aircraft. In this role you will work closely with design, systems, product line leadership, product support and field service engineers as well as the USAF and foreign military allies around the world to solve challenging field problems to support customers objectives and warfighters around the world.
This role will have systems engineering responsibility for engine control components/ software/ flight manual and pilot awareness expertise and overall engine system field support and problem solving.
Job Description
As a Senior Staff Engineer - Military Systems, you will:

  • Execute, with limited guidance assigned projects using sound engineering principles while adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product & program requirements

  • Continue to develop expertise in own function. Influence policy and ensure delivery within area of responsibility while partnering with other parts of the organization.

  • Interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes, or services.

  • Utilize understanding of industry trends to inform decision making process.

  • Lead field problem investigations

  • Provide technical support for safety risk assessments

  • Provide engine troubleshooting expertise and tech data interpretation

  • Establish plans and coordinate activities of multi-disciplined teams to achieve technical requirements, schedules, and contract commitments

  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues and significant developments

  • Develop technical content and substantiation for field management plans

  • Analyze field reliability data to develop appropriate customer field action recommendations

  • Maintain broad awareness of efforts within section to assure technical quality excellence, timely completion of work and reviews, appropriate use of resources, and responsiveness to customer / program needs

  • Communicate complex messages and negotiate technical challenges with others to adopt different points of view.

  • Influence peers to take action and negotiate with external partners, vendors, or customers.

  • Be a key participate/owner in developing and executing customer funded improvement programs

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Mentor and coach colleagues with less experience


    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited university or college (or high school diploma/6 years of discipline centered GE Experience in Systems Engineering)

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with engine control systems

      Eligibility requirement(s):

      • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position

        Desired Characteristics

        • Degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering from an accredited college or university

        • Strong leadership, facilitation, and collaboration skills

        • Keen listener and innate drive to succeed

        • Established program management skills

        • Flexible and friendly approach to working in teams

        • Interest in being a self-starter with an eye constantly on problem solving and driving solutions

        • Strong technical PC aptitude and demonstrated acumen with various digital tools

        • Familiarity with Spotfire and SalesForce digital tools

          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 Information
          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.
          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).
          Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Keywords: General Electric Company, Cincinnati , Senior Staff Engineer - Military Systems, Other , Cincinnati, Ohio

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