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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/20/2017 11:49:08 AM
  • 2941100
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Barrington; Chicago


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:
You will be responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
  • Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
  • Coach, mentor and lead the team
  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs
  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Software Engineering OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in Software Engineering
  • Three plus years of experience in multi-threading. Virtual classes, inheritance etc.

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 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.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of a Barrington, IL office through third quarter of 2017 and out of a downtown Chicago, IL office starting in the fourth quarter of 2017
  • Must be willing to travel (infrequent)

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Modern software development, including: microservices, fullstack development, dev ops, containerizing, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Hands-on experience in Java web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL, etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as MS SQL, Oracle MySQL, etc.
  • Use C++ programming language (with emphasize on performance, efficiency and flexibility) and other cutting edge technologies and frameworks such as .Net/C#,WPF, WCF, Java and Spring to develop the next generation of Healthcare IT systems
  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data), J2EE, or similar frameworks. Hands-on experience with web development a plus. Experience developing micro services a plus.
  • Experience with test automation technologies (e.g., Junit, Jbehave) & modern tooling (e.g., Coverity, SonarQube)

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

    Leadership:

  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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    Locations: United States; Illinois; Barrington; Chicago

    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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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