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Digital Technology Intern, Back-end/Ops Engineering

  • GE Digital
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 11/21/2017 5:51:14 PM
  • 3021348
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Francisco

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.

Business Overview
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. We are a well-resourced, rapidly growing team inside of GE Digital whose charter is to build machine learning powered applications on top of GE’s treasure trove of data assets. Our current team built a successful start-up business by putting sophisticated ML systems into production at scale. Now we are leveraging our ML application platform to drive massive value in a range of data-driven use cases across the various GE business units. Wise's application framework combines the latest virtualization and distributed systems solutions with leading web and visualization technologies in order to provide production-ready machine-learning insights to the enterprise. We are seeking individuals with a strong background in computer science and programming who have a passion to build (and learn to build) enterprise-grade applications. At Wise, you will help create full-stack machine learning applications, working closely with our top engineering team (including a number of PhDs and core contributors to open-source projects). You will also interface with our data science team. Wise@GE will be a great launching pad for your career.
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:
GE Digital is seeking sharp, personable, highly-organized interns who are looking for the opportunity to grow their technical and professional skills while building a career with unlimited potential. Interns will learn from the best in the industry and work on substantial projects with real world implications, getting hands-on with digital technologies!

Essential Responsibilities:
We offer meaningful, impactful work as well as a jam-packed events calendar for the Summer that includes team building, career development opportunities, hackathons, and more!

Interns are one of GE Digital’s pipelines to full-time employment opportunities either as a direct hire or as a member of one of GE’s world-class early talent leadership programs.

Program Highlights
Digital Technology Interns are hired to focus on a particular area of the GE business based on availability of positions, the interviewer's assessment, and the applicant's preference. Focus areas could include but are not limited to Predix/Digital Platforms, Aviation, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Energy Connections, Transportation, and Power.

Digital intern assignments, typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, are dynamic and challenging based on the business needs and the type of work required. Interns have significant exposure to key IT and Software business leaders at GE; as well as a global internship support network to accelerate learning and development. Interns also have extracurricular opportunities to engage in various activities both socially and professionally.

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program at an accredited university or credentialed software accelerator program
  • Program of study in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, IT Security, Informatics, Information Science/Technology, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Security and Risk Analysis, or other relevant STEM majors with Software/IT experience
  • Minimum cumulative or in-major 3.0/4.0 GPA or proof of satisfactory performance from software accelerator program
  • Graduating between December 2018 – June 2021
  • Must commit to working full time (40 hrs/wk) during the internship
Eligibility Requirements
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is preferred. We may sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to travel 5%
  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes, Redis, Cloud Foundry, Terraform, Postgres, Redshift
  • Strong git skills
  • Knowledge of building applications using RESTful back-ends
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in software, IT or relevant area
  • Leadership experience inside and/or outside the classroom
  • A strong commitment to a career in technology and passion/aptitude for both software and information technology
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with experience in software industry standards and development tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate clearly
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving and proactive learning.

  • A hard time sleeping when you know you don’t yet have full test coverage
  • Industry software engineering experience
  • Expertise with cloud-based platforms, such as AWS
  • Expertise with operations management tools

Locations: United States; California; San Francisco

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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