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Staff Software Engineer

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2018 5:52:32 PM
  • 3047915
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting Current Powered by GE
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


About Us:

Current, powered by GE, a first-of-its kind energy company that integrates GE’s LED, Solar, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle businesses with its industrial strength Predix platform to identify and deliver the most cost effective, efficient energy solutions required by customers today and in the future. Current is focused on delivering custom outcomes for our Commercial & Industrial customers, municipalities and utility partners. www.CurrentByGE.com


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:
Responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Leads design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.
  • Shows ability to effectively delegate work.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.
  • Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module.
  • Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules.
  • Possesses advanced domain knowledge and shows great customer focus.
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.
  • Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes.
  • Helps define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design.
  • Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs.
  • Expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices.
  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language chosen.
  • Drives functional design and implementation on one or more major modules.
  • Serves as SME and works closely with support and infrastructure services in troubleshooting customer and operational issues.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in OR PhD with 3 years of experience in software development using front end technologies

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles
  • Hands-on experience with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS.
  • Good understanding of client-side scripting, JavaScript frameworks including jQuery and advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJs, ReactJs, Polymer web components.
  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.), SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, Web sockets and AJAX
  • Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

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    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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