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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/13/2017 1:52:27 PM
  • 2978922
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Louisiana; New Orleans


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:

The Sr. Software Engineer-Front-End will work with the customer, product owner, UX (User Experience) designer, and development team to implement user interfaces. This includes Javascript, CSS, HTML and any other client facing technologies, such as Polymer, Node and AngularJS. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set.
  • Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business.
  • Contributes to design discussions.
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.
  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.
  • Helps drive pair programming practices and code reviews across the team.
  • Demonstrates awareness or product positioning and key differentiators. • Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.
  • Skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using appropriate chosen language.
  • Promotes transparency by proactively sharing design choices with appropriate audiences, with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness. • Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 3 years of IS, IT, Computer Science or Engineering experience with a concentration in front end design and development framework
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to work in our New Orleans, LA facility full-time
  • Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience with the GE Software Center of Excellence Predix platform.
  • Demonstrated experience (3-5 years) in developing using front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, database tools (JPA, Hibernate, JDBC, Spring Data); rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)
  • 3-5+ years experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years experience with AngularJS
  • 2+ years experience with NOSQL database
  • 1+ years experience with Cordova
  • 3-5+ years experience writing unit tests
  • 1-2 years experience using a CI system to automate builds.
  • 2+ years experience with TDD/BDD
  • Understanding of GitHub and Git pull requests
  • Experience with analytics frameworks
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Previous experience with Cloud Foundry/PaaS
  • Experience working with Polymer
  • Working knowledge of Responsive Design concepts and frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.
  • Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
  • Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.
  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently


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    Locations: United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

    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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