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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.
In this role, you will:
Apply 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.
Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
Trains and mentors more junior peers in software architecture concepts.
Participates in architecture implementation and modification activities, assures completion of tasks.
Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
Creates clear written communication.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in (include technical skill) OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in (include technical skill) OR PhD with 3 years of experience in (include technical skill)
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 opening
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Cincinnati OH
Must be willing to travel 5%
Experience with web services frameworks and related technologies such as Java, Spring, Springboot, REST, JSON, XML
Proficient in Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles
Strong understanding of Identity Management prinicipals. (Experience with Oracle Waveset, Sailpoint IdentityIQ, or other IDM platform preferred)
Experience with relational databases (preferably Oracle), database development (SQL, PL/SQL) and related technologies (such as ORM's - preferably Hybernate)
Experience managing and configuring web and application infrastructure including load balancers, apache, tomcat, etc.
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
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective team building and problem solving abilities
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