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Sr Manager - Software Engineering

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/30/2017 1:50:40 PM
  • 3028811
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): India; Hyderabad

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:
As a Sr. Manager of software engineering you will apply your knowledge of management, software development methodologies, data modeling/simulation tools, architectural aspects, automation, application monitoring, best practices and efficient processes to build, maintain and operate critical components or a whole application/product in its entirety for Application Connect which build on top of Predix, GE’s Industrial Internet platform.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Build a rock-solid and high-performance software engineering team that can support GE partners and customers globally
  • Demonstrate very strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product & solution development, successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution.
  • Influence decision making through active partnership with cross-functional teams
  • Contribute on technical aspects in strategic and day to day decisions and work, including dev ops/automation aspects, solution architecture and use case definitions.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Help lead strategic business partnerships and relationships through Technical, Budgetary, Contractual and Planning
  • Lead deployment (and related automation, monitoring, etc.) of GE Digital Applications in Predix instances across the world.
  • Coach, mentor and lead a diverse group of lean/agile software and user experience engineers
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Software Engineering & Technical team leadership OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience in Software Engineering & Technical team leadership.
  • 4+ years in an Agile, Kanban, Scrum or other development methodology.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an engineering leadership / management role.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Hyderabad

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Hands-on experience in Spring, RESTful,Web Services, Docker, REST APIs, Spring, KAFKA
  • Knowledge of communication protocols like Web socket, gRPC
  • Knowledge of Big databases (e.g. Cassandra, Elastic Search), Hadoop.
  • Strong knowledge of Multitenancy, OAuth, Micro services architecture, Spring Boot app, Cloud design patterns.
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools / automation and some understanding of application & solution architecture, application monitoring (using tools such as New Relic, Kibana/logstash).
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) or Manufacturing domain is a big plus.
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 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. Shows ability to effectively delegate work

Locations: India; Hyderabad

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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