General Electric Sr Software Engineer-Operations Research in Gebze, Turkey

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.

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

Role Summary:

Full-time operations research position working in dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop optimization solutions for the commercial airline and aviation industry. The position requires innovative, creative and resourceful individuals to collaborate on the conception, design, implementation and maintenance of optimization algorithms.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Provide expertise within multi-disciplinary team of professionals to solve difficult industrial problems

• Interface with stakeholders to identify relevant industry problems

• Analyze industry problems

• Evaluate available data and existing methodologies

• Propose efficient solution methodologies

• Participate in implementation, test and evaluation of solution methodologies

• Support and lead in the ongoing evolution and maintenance of solution methodologies

• Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle

• Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team

• Maintain relationships with business stakeholders and project leads, providing regular updates regarding project progress and impediments


• M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in a quantitative field such as Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or other related Engineering/Scientific degree combined with strong computational modeling and algorithmic skills

• 5+ years building models and developing algorithms for mathematical programming

• 5+ years researching and building optimization-based solutions

• 2+ years object-oriented programming (particularly in C++ is required, including STL). Knowledge and proficiency in software engineering

• 2+ years utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio, IBM CPLEX and/or FICO DASH EXPRESS, and software engineering profiling and memory management tools

• Some experience in multi-process, multi-threaded optimization implementations

• Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant technologies

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

• Demonstrated awareness of multi-process, multi-threaded optimization implementations

• Demonstrated experience delivering and implementation of software projects in the Aviation domain

Domain Knowledge:

• Demonstrated awareness of airline, aviation, airport industry and technology trends in data science and optimization

• Demonstrated awareness of customer and stakeholder management and business metrics


• Demonstrated awareness of how to function in a team setting

• Demonstrated awareness of critical thinking and problem solving methods

• Demonstrated awareness of presentation skills

• Strong oral and written communication skills

Personal Attributes:

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

Locations: Turkey; Gebze