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Staff Software Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/8/2017 9:49:22 AM
  • 3034888
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Glen Allen


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.

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. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial
company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower
operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software
solutions.
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 collaborate with a larger software engineering team to design and develop software for GE Digital's identity and access management solutions. They will be integral to defining the future of identities at GE while working in an agile development environment, building state of the art software solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Applies professional knowledge, skills and training to perform design related tasks for all project team members during the programming and design phase of projects.
  • Demonstrates understanding of software architecture fundamentals.
  • Provides assistance in evaluating design alternatives.
  • Understands design development through Schematic Design, Document Design and Construction Design Phases.
  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.
  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.
  • Promotes the enterprise architecture process, outcomes and results.
  • Current on emerging technology, industry and market trends and understands how they can impact projects and connection to business relevance.
  • Can identify options, risks, costs vs. benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities.
  • Participates in the design of systems and understands the opportunity for reuse.
  • Uses development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components.
  • Participates in architecture implementation and modification activities, assures completion of tasks.
  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals.
  • Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
  • Trains and mentors more junior peers in software architecture concepts.
  • Creates clear written communication.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 8+ years of professional experience in software domain
  • Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with web services frameworks and related technologies such as Java, Spring, Springboot, REST, JSON, Express, Jersey
  • Proficient in Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles
  • Experience with opensource authentication protocols and related technology including OpenID Connect, oAuth2.0, and SAML
  • Experience with UI front end development technologies such as Angular, Ember, React, or Polymer
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL database development and related technologies
  • Experience with directory based technologies and LDAP
  • Experience with common development practices including CI/CD pipelines, test automation, agile development, distributed version control, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
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    Locations: United States; Virginia; Glen Allen

    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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