Systems Engineer
GE Transportation 65 reviews - Melbourne, FL

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The work of the System Engineer will be used to guide teams implementing next generation software products and enhancing existing world class solutions for the Railroad Industry. The Systems Engineer will work closely with product managers, customers, software engineers, and test engineers to create innovative solutions. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

Develop high level concept documents to capture essential capabilities and behaviors of customer focused solutions; input to this work comes from product management, direct customer interaction, or contractual technical specifications

Be responsible for working with product managers and stake holders to create product requirements

Develop system architectures

Identify key interfaces and develop and maintain interface control documents

Conduct technical and peer reviews

Participate in software design reviews ensuring that design meets constraints with respect to requirements and interfaces

Work with test engineers to ensure that test plans will validate product at both component and system levels; full life cycle ownership between systems, software and test

Participate in bid and proposal activities collaborating with commercial team

May be required to help support field issues on current systems; investigating and researching field issues creates customer knowledge that we leverage in our product work

Provide input based on understanding of customer need / criticality of features / bug fixes into release management activities

Will be a technical lead and is expected to develop expertise in themselves and others

Mentor the growing team

Be required to articulate complex issues and resolutions in writing to a wide range of audiences


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, IT, Computer Systems or related technical discipline

Minimum of 5 years of professional systems engineering experience or software engineering experience

Eligibility Requirments:
Ability and willingness to travel as required

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Strong written and oral communication skills

Experience in distributed / complex systems, control systems, client / server, system communications

Experience with implementing & fielding multi-server solutions

Working knowledge of Service-Oriented Architectures and concepts

Experience with requirements management tools like RequisitePro, Doors, or Quality Center

Understanding of UML and UML editors (e.g. Rational Rose, Sparx Enterprise Architect)

Experience with Relational & OODB design, analysis & implementation

Experience in multiple software development lifecycle models include Agile Scrum

Proven capabilities to research and understand new technologies and analyze introduction of such technologies into a solution

Experience with Human Factors Engineering and software usability

Demonstrated strong logical and technical problem-solving skills

Experience in developing and maintaining formal interface control documentation

Experience with simulators and simulation environments

Experience with component based software systems in Java and/or C++

Experience with JBoss SOA, Red Hat Linux, and Java technology stack

Experience with Oracle, Versant, and other database solutions

Insight into new technologies that can drive product development

Ability to engage and build positive relationships with both customers and team members

In-depth understanding of Railroad operations

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GE Transportation, a unit of GE, solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and valueadded services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.

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GE Transportation solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail,...