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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/7/2018 3:51:23 PM
  • 3054947
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston, Foxborough


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:
GE Digital is looking for an experienced, full-stack Software Engineer to work on the Predix Application Development team, building next generation HMI/SCADA applications that work on-premises and in the cloud.

You will be responsible for reviewing requirements, own the development of a feature or a small feature set, create automated tests, work on continuous integration and work as a part of a scrum team.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will contribute to the team and work independently, collaborating with the senior members as necessary.

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with technical product managers and system engineers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
  • 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
  • Lead technical discussions and create design artifacts, keeping in view the maintainability and sustainability of the software
  • Coach and mentor engineers on the team.
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Work across all application layers, including GUIs, middle-tier, messaging and the data persistence layer
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience delivering commercial software, either on-premises or hosted in the cloud

    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 (less than 10% of the time)
  • Must be willing to work in Foxboro, MA, & Boston, MA. (The position is located in Foxboro to start with, with the plan to move to Boston, working out of the new GE Headquarters.)

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Knowledge of C++ on the Windows platform is required.
  • Experience with source code control and build and continuous integration tools and virtualization (Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN, VSphere/HyperV) is required.
  • Experience developing web applications using Java (Spring Framework) using microservices is recommended
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, Polymer is a recommended
  • Experience working with relational or NoSQL databases is a plus.

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

    Leadership:

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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    Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston, Foxborough

    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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