General Electric Aerodata Support Specialist in Kent, Washington

About Us:

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Role Summary:

The Aerodata Support Specialist will serve to support design & maintenance of GE Aviation Digital’s (GEAD) performance-based instrument flight procedures (IFP), and airspace-related tools and services. This position will reside in the Design Services Support Department and report to the Manager of Design Support Services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Obtain, process, format, manage, and update multiple forms of aeronautical data, geospatial data, and cartographic information.

  • Serve as a liaison to airport facilities management, operator’s airport/airspace personnel

  • Monitor relevant AIRAC and NOTAM reports, including external regulatory and industry standards and rules

  • Identify and understand changes to aeronautical and geospatial data and clearly articulate impacts of those changes.

  • Perform quality assurance responsibilities and ensure standardization and compliance of aeronautical products and services.

  • Support IFP maintenance, including tracking and communicating internal/external change management items in support of on-going operations rhythm

  • Support GEAD Navigation databases to include ensuring databases match “gold standard” within tolerances and coordinating data discrepancies both internally and externally

  • Performs other related duties, including special projects, as requested or required Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geospatial, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalentEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills. Desired Characteristics:

  • Significant experience with airline operators, aircraft OEMs, or air traffic control is highly desirable

  • Experience utilizing, implementing, documenting, and maintaining GIS applications, particularly tools such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS or equivalent.

  • Familiarity with aeronautical data including, aeronautical information publications, digital obstacle files, navigation charts, is highly desirable

  • Ability to work beyond comfort zone to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a programming language (e.g. C/C++, Java, Python, VBA).

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take ownership of specific tasks while working as an integral part of a dynamic team on larger tasks.

  • Distills information down to key points

  • Expresses the information clearly and concisely; projects knowledge of relevant data

  • Demonstrated awareness of how to leverage curiosity and creativity to drive business impact

  • Asks follow-up questions when presented with new data/projects; sees the broader implications of an idea

  • Presents new ideas and concepts; makes connections among previously unrelated ideas

  • Deep passion for learning #DTR Locations: United States; Washington; KentGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.