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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/12/2017 6:50:21 PM
  • 3039711
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia, Ohio; Cincinnati, Atlanta


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 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:
You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development life cycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
  • 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
  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules
  • 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.
  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice

  • 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
  • Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM or 8 years of equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Development OR Master's degree with 6 years of experience in Software Development OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Development
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Experience with GitHub, agile methodologies, and a complete CI/CD chain tools chain including: Rally, Jenkins/Travis CI, Ansible Tower/AWX.
  • Background in Java and JavaScript.
  • Experienced with Scripting, Automation and orchestration (especially related to REST, API, Python)
  • Must have experience with one or more of these technologies: Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Python or similar
  • Understanding of network engineering principles like LAN, WAN technologies + wireless, routing and switching protocols is a plus.
  • Interest and ability to learn coding languages as needed.
  • Understanding of GE Network Team’s code deployment standards is a 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


Leadership:
  • 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

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Locations: United States; Georgia, Ohio; Cincinnati, Atlanta

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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