Job Description Summary The Lead Development Quality Assurance (DQA) Engineer conducts independent assessment of engineering compliance to systems, rules, and processes to ensure fulfillment of internal and external requirements for control system software. They will ensure that projects and products are capable and will meet applicable standards and requirements. The Lead DQA Engineer has a comprehensive in-depth understanding of industry and regulatory requirements, standards, and practices in aerospace systems, software, and hardware.

Job Description

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assure that control system software but developed by GE Aerospace is the result of suitable, rigorous, and structured processes
  • Conduct assessments / audits of engineering development activities to gauge compliance with applicable regulatory, industrial, and company standards including, but not limited to:
    • RTCA / DO-178B/C
    • RTCA / DO-254
    • MIL-HDBK-516
    • SAE ARP4754A
  • Review technical documentation with a view to Quality and Compliance requirements
  • Generate Quality Assurance plans and work instructions for execution of Quality Assurance functions
  • Conduct root cause / corrective action investigations using appropriate procedures
  • Provide regular and thorough status reports and data to leadership
  • Ensure Quality records are maintained, metrics collected, and reports given back to the business
  • Interface with customers, suppliers and regulatory authorities
  • Provide technical guidance, mentoring and training to quality processes and requirements
  • Generate and maintain objective evidence of assessment activities for customer and regulatory review

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited university or high school diploma with a minimum of 7 years experience
  • At least 3 additional years of experience in engineering, quality, process assurance or compliance


  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Embedded Controls Experience
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to gain US Government Clearance

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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