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Sr Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/23/2017 2:49:14 PM
  • 3013132
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): India; Bangalore

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.

Role Summary:
Drives efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse at a release level. Supports and improves tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management.Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Will be responsible for supporting,maintaining,upgrading databases on cloud. Will work closely with the APM DevOps team, Predix DevOps team, the Cloud Ops team & key architects.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Knowledge on applying principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring
and Testing Techniques.
• Helps businesses develop an overall strategy for maintaining enterprise databases on cloud.
• Contributes to planning and strategy with his/her ideas.
• Draws off experience in order to influence others.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
• A minimum of 8+ years of professional experience in database development/Support/functions process

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
• Strong Postgres database development skills (functions, triggers).
• Strong understanding of data modelling concepts.
• Good performance tuning skills.
• Solid troubleshooting skills for development and customer support.
• Some Oracle and/or SQL Server database development background.
• Experience in Java, github, Jenkins, Predix, Cloud Foundry, Amazon AWS/RDS, Cassandra/Datastax, data warehouse data modelling is desirable
• Significant experience with Linux/ Unix Operating systems and one or more scripting languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)
• Significant experience in automation and scripting using Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Bash, CFEngine, etc on Linux/Unix
• Experience with one or more of the following: Artifactory, Nexus, or other artifact storage tool
• Knowledge on Maven and/or other build tools
• Applied experience with modern application technologies and design patterns including Cloud infrastructure, distributed computing, horizontal scaling, and database technologies
• Proven success working with and optimizing applications for large scale enterprise performance
• Embraces technology trends that drive intelligent automation

Business Acumen:
• Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
• Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
• Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
• Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

• Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
• Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
• Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
• Shares 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 at all levels with confidence and clarity
• Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
• Demonstrate an appetite for taking intelligent risks and a willingness to try new technologies and methodologies

Locations: India; Bangalore

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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