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Software Architect - Test and Dev. Ops.

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/21/2017 12:50:21 PM
  • 3042592
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Clinical Care Solutions
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa


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:
Job Overview:
The Test and Dev-Ops Architect in the Diagnostic Cardiology business will be responsible for working with cross-functional team members to create, implement, and maintain the overall ‘Software Factory’ for continuous Build, Test, and Deployment of Software Application products. This role will also have the responsibility, in partnership with other technical leaders, for setting the verification and performance testing strategy for Software Application products.

Essential Responsibilities:
Essential Responsibilities:

Technical leadership of the ‘Software Factory’
• Set the strategy for continuous Build, Test, and Deployment of Software Application products in alignment with the Agile development process.
• Product Owner for the Dev-Ops scrum team as defined within the Scaled Agile Framework
• Drive continuous improvements in the Software Factory for maximizing product quality and productivity of the development team, and minimizing TCO of the Software Factory infrastructure.
• Drive ongoing investigation and evaluation of new technologies to support continuous improvements in the Software Factory

Automation test strategy for software verification
• Define the challenging verification strategy, including performance/load testing across all tiers of the software architecture stack, and optimal coverage of compatible operating environments
• Evaluation, tradeoff analysis, driving PoC and selection of various automation test tools available
• Selection of appropriate vendor and resources for automation support

Leadership in test execution throughout the product development lifecycle
• Develop, train and support the test and Dev-Ops resources
• Work closely with Scrum Masters and Product Owners on tight integration between development and test engineers in scrum teams
• Champion Agile testing processes and align to continuous testing and release train integration testing

Quality Specific Goals:
• Awareness of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
• Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
• Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
• Ensure compliance/closure of Regulatory and Quality requirements before approving Design Outputs /Program Deliverables
• Lead continuous improvement activities by driving the implementation of process and product quality improvement initiatives


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
• Engineering graduate with 8 years of software & product testing experience.
• Hands-on experience in implementing test automation in embedded medical devices.
• Demonstrated knowledge of software testing methodology / processes and software development life cycle.
• Hands-on experience with Software Dev-Ops tools for continuous build, test, and deployment
• Working knowledge of cloud based infrastructure technologies (IaaS/PaaS/VM) for software development
• Demonstrated knowledge in manual / automated testing methodologies
• Demonstrated knowledge of software application architectures
• Demonstrated experience in testing in a client server and web based applications
• Ability to work well with teams and across a global environment


Desired Characteristics:
Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:
• Experience in designing test framework/ Harness for large enterprise S/W applications
• Knowledge of clinical IT/IS environments
• Experience working within the Scaled Agile Framework software develop process and roles
• 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.
• Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.

Business Acumen:
• Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.

Leadership:
• Coaches and mentors team members.
• Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
• Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
• Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.

Personal Attributes:
• Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.
• Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
• Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.





Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa

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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