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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2018 3:52:58 PM
  • 3041356
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Business Innovations
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


About Us:
Avitas Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. At GE
and Avitas Systems we are transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are
connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services,
technology and scale, Avitas Systems delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the
language of industrial inspection. 

Avitas Systems offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and
competitive compensation. Avitas Systems 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 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:
Avitas Systems is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join its emerging industrial inspections
team. 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. You will work
independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • 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 lifecycle 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 Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology,
    Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 8 years of 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)

Eligibility Requirement
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in
the United States for this opening. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa
now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

Desired Characteristics:
    Technical Expertise: 
    • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and progressive coding principles
    • Hands-on
      experience in web services (REST, SOAP, GraphQL.), using NodeJS, Apache commons, SQL & NoSQL Databases such as MySQL, Postgres, leveldb, redis, couchbase etc.
    • Hands-on experience visualizing Big Data using common tools and widgets using Angular, Polymer and other frameworks
    • Hands-on experience with modern web development using HTML5, Java Script, CSS, progressive web frame like ReactJS, and Polymer web components.
    • Experience with Play framework, Angular 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 

    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.


Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

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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