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Staff Software Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/30/2017 9:49:29 AM
  • 2948504
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa


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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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:
As a Staff Software Architect, you will lead, consult or oversee multiple architectural engagements. You will work with on Predix based digital products that require in-depth knowledge within a domain: technical, solutions, business or information. Staff Software Architects lead domain specific architecture, working across multiple technical and functional domains.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction.
  • Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level.
  • Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model.
  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of practical technical experience
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

    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
  • Must be willing to travel up to 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Wauwatosa, WI

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular, Polymer, Git, Cloud Foundry, NodeJS, Grunt, Gulp, Nginx, RESTAPI, OAuth, UAA, OpenID, Bower, Express, SASS, SQL, NoSQL, Postgres, Git, Spring framework, Java, Maven, Cloud Foundry, NodeJS, Gulp, Nginx, RESTAPI, Jenkins, Hibernate, JPA (Java Persistence API), Sequelize, Swagger, OAuth, UAA, OpenID, Confluence, Agile Scrum.
  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.
  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.
  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.

    Business Acumen:

  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.

    Leadership:

  • Coaches and mentors team members.
  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.
  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.

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    Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa

    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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