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Sr. C Developer Network Protocols

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/26/2017 3:51:25 PM
  • 2975887
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver


About Us:

GE Digital Cyber Security is focused on protecting the critical infrastructure that you rely on in your daily life. We take our job responsibility seriously, love to play with technology, but we also believe in finding the right work-life balance by having flexible work schedules and providing a great collaborative work environment at a convenient downtown location in Vancouver. Being part of the GE family means we are in great company working on solving problems in energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing at a time where increased connectivity is creating new value and new opportunities. We are looking for passionate people to join us and be part of this exciting time as make infrastructure more secure and advance the industries critical to the world we live in.

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 designing and implementing an industrial network protocol dissection framework and associated plugins for our Linux-based DPI Engine, as well as improving our embedded scripting (Lua/Python) framework. You will actively support and continuously improve our best practices including Agile/Scrum, automated testing, and rigorous code review.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Break down feature requests into stories and acceptance criteria in collaboration with Product Owners and the development and QA teams
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimates and justifications
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle
  • Work closely with your peers and engage in technical discussions, design reviews
  • Seek and provide feedback on design, implementation, and task/project management in a highly collaborative environment
  • Understand the whole product, its modules and their relationship
  • Write excellent code that meets agreed upon coding standards with an emphasis on security and simplicity
  • Be an expert in data-driven decision making when assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and coding best practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence, impact assessment, and data-driven decision making
  • Be fluent in core data structures, algorithms, and design patterns.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 6 years of professional or open source experience in Linux network IPS development OR Master’s degree with 4 years of experience

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in Canada is required.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must be willing to travel less than 15%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Vancouver, Canada

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Expert C, embedded script language (e.g. Python, Lua, Ruby), and shell scripting experience
  • Expert-level Linux system API (sockets, process management) and in-depth understanding of Linux OS
  • Solid background in network protocols, stacks, security, DPI, IPS
  • Experience with compilers, parsers, DSLs a definite asset
  • Strong algorithm analysis and design skills, ability to debug complex systems

    Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing highly available, high performance embedded applications in a distributed network
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimating time for development tasks
  • Willing to evangelize how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

    Leadership:

  • Demonstrated clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Able to influence through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identify and remove project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Willing to share knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members, effectively delegating work as required

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    Locations: Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver

    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.


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