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Lead Staff Mobile Application Software Engineer

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/19/2018 4:52:08 PM
  • 3046175
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Business Innovations
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston


About Us:
GE Ventures is creating a new start-up, AIRXOS. This Start-up will have access to unparalleled resources through GE’s Global Research Center, GE Digital, GE Aviation Systems (GEAS) and GE’s IoT platform, Predix, NBC team leverages GE’s operational excellence, brand and scale to create options for breakout growth. The NEWCO is creating enabling infrastructure and robotics technologies that promote autonomy with persistent, geospatial big data stacks.

AIRXOS offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. AIRXOS 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:
The Lead Mobile Application SW developer is responsible for designing and implementing innovative mobile device and cloud based SW components to support scalable and safe operations of autonomous aerial systems. The mobile application software will provide users the ability to access information and plan operations in coordination with a cloud/web based airspace management system.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Application developer is expected to participate in the development of cloud/web based components. Geo-Spatial and location technologies are key to the services provided by our product, therefore experience developing software using such technologies is critical. Our application and product development is expected to fit within a security architecture framework that accommodates security features for client services and internal services; therefore, this position requires familiarity with developing security features into applications. A successful candidate for this position is expected to design and implement SW components delivers fast service response times, and can scale. This position expects that the candidate can work in teams, and integrate SW designs and code with others. The ability to define and fulfil SW development tasks, and delivering in accordance with fast paced development schedules is important. Familiarity with agile development principles and tools is also necessary.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for developing, and evolving mobile application software for either iOS or Android (preferably both) in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development and infrastructure
  • Development of software that uses map, location, and geo-spatial technology components
  • Participate as a team member with other developers in planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Support impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design / architectural considerations and implementation strategy
  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and can implement them using language of choice when necessary


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 5 years of technical experience along with established leadership track record across disciplines and functions within a product / project OR Master’s / PhD degree with 3 years of experience 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. 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
  • Must be willing to travel 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with development of map or geo-spatial software technologies
  • Experience with Java, Kotlin, Swift, and/or Objective C development
  • Experience with Xcode, Android Studio
  • Experience with JavaScript, Google Polymer, Angular, HTML5, CSS, SQL, NoSQL, RESTful APIs
  • Experience with DevOps and continuous integration using Docker, Maven and Jenkins
  • Experience with OAuth, SSL/TLS, AWS, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Experience with web services and cloud based software components to support mobile application
  • Experience with the practices and dynamics in Agile development process
  • Use of documentation tools
  • Ability to evaluate and select technology to drive features and roadmaps


Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

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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