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Lead Software Design Engineer – Pressure Engineering

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/23/2018 11:53:19 AM
  • Job #: 3039579
  • Location(s): United Kingdom; Leicester

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Role Summary:
GE Digital Solutions has a vacancy for a Lead/Senior Software Engineer to enhance its Software Engineering function. This rapidly growing division is looking for the finest candidates to provide first class Engineering support to the Pressure sensing business. The team designs innovative pressure sensors and test and calibration equipment in response to Customer Product Opportunities (CPOs) and larger projects driven by organic growth and market demands.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Software Manager, providing technical leadership of small teams of software engineers.
  • Ensuring requirements are captured, specified & translated correctly into cohesive development & verification plans.
  • Experience of implementing embedded firmware with an RTOS (e.g. uC/OS, Free RTOS).
  • Development of embedded software/firmware (C/C++/C#)
  • Implementation of digital communications protocols (TCP/IP, CANBUS, MODBUS, RS485, SPI, I2C)
  • Debugging and problem investigation of software/firmware
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Proven years, solid commercial experience with effective project leadership using SW development full-lifecycle, including requirements and reviews
  • Developing drivers (C++/COM) for embedded systems.
  • Development of STM32 and similar microprocessor and microcontroller software
  • Strong knowledge of hardware level interfacing (e.g. device drivers)
  • Production of architectural and detailed designs
  • Interpretation and understanding of hardware datasheets and device capabilities
  • Strong time management skills, work to deadlines & respond effectively to demanding customer requests.
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team across sites
  • Awareness of cybersecurity related issues and potential countermeasures
  • Work within an Agile development environment – ideally seasoned Scrum Master qualified
  • Low-Level (Unit) Testing (LLT) using industry recognised software.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Software/Electronic Engineering

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:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Development of instrumentation and sensor/metrology related software solutions
  • Experience with Change and Configuration tools
  • Reviewing marketing information and creating design specifications
  • Supporting external customers, internal sales and marketing functions
  • Manufacturing support and ability to solve manufacturing related problems quickly

Locations: United Kingdom; Leicester

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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