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Director - Software Engineering

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/4/2017 7:00:02 AM
  • 3015346
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
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:
This position will lead a team of engineers focused on Predix Data Fabric services and related areas focused on building cutting edge hosted platform solutions for GE PREDIX customers around the globe.
Responsible for leading and managing the development teams to ensure successful software program execution, managing the work deliverables of the platform/product/solution, large portfolio of products or multiple components within a platform product.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
• Demonstrate very strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution
• Responsible for building a world class software development team to support the system integration of the platform
• Responsible to aligning with cross-functional service team owners to understand initiatives and implementations
• Influence decision making through active partnership with cross-functional teams
• Manage strategic business partnerships and relationships through Technical, Financial, Contractual and Relationship Management
• Coach, mentor and lead a diverse group of lean/agile software and validation engineers
• Work with product owners across the businesses to understand market needs & vision; quickly translate that vision into demonstrable software
• Quickly define and deliver working software prototypes

In addition, you will be responsible for:
• Rapid prototypes: defining and de-risking opportunities through rapid cycle software innovation and demonstration
• Product, PaaS or SaaS development: driving innovation, value and growth through program execution
• Provide technical expertise to the team and review the product progress at all times.
• Progress: program velocity, burn-up, defect tracking & information dashboards
• Financials: program expenses (forecast/actuals), travel, supplies, contract and full-time labor
• Rhythms: agile & lean start-up rituals and artifacts
• Quality: defect detection, tracking and elimination; test frameworks and automation
• Teams: staffing, head-count, functional skill mix, expertise, training

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
• A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across product lines.
• Strong software development experience with understanding of public Cloud based software deployment, and running scalable multi-tenant software platform services.

Desired Characteristics:
• Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure platform services.

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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