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Senior Technologist for Autonomous Systems

**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.


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**Role Summary:**

GE Avionics and Digital Systems is looking for a Senior Technologist for Autonomous Systems to join its emerging autonomy team who can provide deep insight into emerging technologies - artificial intelligence, machine learning, autonomous vehicles, drones, etc. - for air transport. The Senior Technologist for Autonomous Systems will develop our autonomy technology road map and influence the investments and the opportunities we pursue.


**Essential Responsibilities:**


In the role of Senior Technologist for Autonomous Systems, you will operate as a partner and adviser to business leaders by leveraging subject matter expertise, by providing sound, practical engineering and business advice, and by employing a creative approach to problem solving.


Additionally, as the Senior Technologist for Autonomous Systems, your responsibilities will include:


+ Provide thought leadership on autonomy and autonomous solutions for the business


+ Develop, lead and grow new technology concepts with strategic impact focused on autonomy, cyber-physical systems, and air vehicle applications


+ Identify key technical issues and focus resources to produce cutting-edge technical breakthroughs in cyber-physical systems technology


+ Lead pursuits and projects, building relationships, and developing of new autonomous systems technology


+ Interface with business leaders and provide direction and guidance for technology roadmaps


+ Build strong partnership with government and regulatory bodies in forming policies that promote industry, customer and business needs


+ Actively participate in design and development of autonomous solutions


+ Collaborate with GE's Global Research Center, other GE divisions, universities and partners


+ **PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Grand Rapids, MI. However, this position may also be eligible at our Clearwater, FL location** **Qualifications/Requirements:**

+ Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited college or university

+ Minimum 4 years of experience in design and development of distributed cyber-physical systems, autonomous systems, robotic systems, simulation environments, and human-robot interfaces

+ Minimum 4 years of experience developing autonomy solutions for a diverse set of problems (e.g. planning, positioning, perception, etc.) and domains

+ Minimum 4 years of experience applying artificial intelligence models in real-world environments **ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :**

+ 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

+ PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Grand Rapids, MI. However, this position may also be eligible at our Clearwater, FL location

+ Ability and Willingness to travel up to 30%GEConnect04 **Desired Characteristics:**

+ Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline focus on autonomy or autonomous vehicles from an accredited university or college


+ Very strong understanding and experience in the fields of autonomy, artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and related technologies

+ Well connected with external thought leaders, technology providers, and users of robotic and autonomous systems


+ Strong track record as a thought leader and influencer


+ Demonstrated leadership in advancing the state of the art in autonomy


+ Ability to engage and interact effectively with senior management and with senior government executives, program managers, and contractors

+ Familiarity with systems engineering processes including requirements definition, aircraft integration, flight testing, system safety, and requirements verification


+ Familiarity with core robotics and autonomy concepts including path planning, kinematic and dynamic modeling of robots, perception, graphical simulation, and GUIs


+ Experience in C / C++ / Python / Java programming, with ROS or other robotics middleware, with OpenCV, OpenCL, PCL, and CUDA, and with Machine and Deep Learning toolkits such as MXNet, TensorFlow, Caffe and Torch.


+ Experience with sensor fusion, sensor integration, and wireless communication protocols


+ Superior problem solving skills, and independent decision making abilities, all while operating in an extremely demanding, fast-paced team setting

+ Strong presentation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills


+ Ability to work both independently and with a team

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


+ Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs


Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.


At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.


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**Locations:** United States; Florida, Michigan; Grand Rapids, Clearwater


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

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