Location(s): United States; Virginia; Charlottesville
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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
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 Staff Software Architect will develop software & platforms that connect our customers' assets & systems to the Industrial Internet. You will also help customers optimize their operations by enabling them to monitor and analyze their systems at the Edge and in the cloud.
Essential Responsibilities: Our collaborative team develops software for our Predix Edge based Field Agents that allow our customers to run apps on the Edge, stream data the cloud, perform complex analytics, etc. This must be done securely with the highest quality and uptime that our users demand.
As the Staff Software Architect, you will:
Work in small, self-motivated teams collaborating with your Product Owner to translate customer needs into Internet-enabled products and infrastructure
Be involved in all phases of software development from product definition to production release
Use Agile software development practices to build and test our products using Continuous Integration
Use excellent communication skills to interface with customers and senior leadership with confidence and clarity
Break down problems, estimate work, and help build development plans
Be an ambassador for how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
Minimum of Associate's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 years of experience with Java, Bash and/or Python, C/C++
Minimum of 5 years of experience with Operating Systems, preferably Linux
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.
Passion for delivering high-quality software
Master's Degree Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Previous system administration experience with Linux and Windows
Experience with a Unit Test framework such as JUnit or CppUnit
Experience with C#/.NET development
Knowledge of application Security best practices
Knowledge of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery Software tools and processes (Propel, Jenkins, Bamboo, Cruise Control, Electric Commander, etc.)
Knowledge of Test Driven Development
Knowledge of Docker
Knowledge of Industrial network protocols (Ethernet, OPC UA, Modbus, etc.)
Experience with virtualization, e.g. VMWare, ESXi, Hyper-V, etc.
Knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns
Knowledge of web services (REST, SOAP, etc.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes
Demonstrated experience working on teams that use the Agile Scrum development methods
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Locations: United States; Virginia; Charlottesville
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