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Software Engineering Specialist

  • GE Digital
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 2/9/2018 2:51:58 PM
  • 3060450
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha


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:
Responsible for programming a feature and or a small feature set. Contributes to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Awareness of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.
  • Ability to write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
  • Comfortable in building features such as web services and Queries on existing tables.
  • Understands performance parameters and can assess application performance.
  • Understands core data structures and algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice. Is eager to pair and learn.
  • Understands the importance of test-driven development and high-quality output.
  • Is open to receiving guidance and direction; asks questions and communicate challenges.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

    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 travel 20%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Waukesha, WI

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Comfortable in building features such as web services and Queries on existing tables.
  • Aware of Methods and practices such as Lean/Agile/XP, etc. May have prior work experience in an agile environment, or introductory training on Lean/Agile.
  • Aware of and able to apply continuous integration (CI).
  • Operates with general understanding of the impacts of technology choice to the software development life cycle.
  • Experience with at least one Object Oriented programming language (Java, C#, C++, etc.)
  • Experience building web/cloud based software applications

    Business Acumen:

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Understands the technology landscape, up to date on current technology trends and new technology, brings new ideas to the team.
  • Displays understanding of the project’s value proposition for the customer.
  • Shows commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework.
  • Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

    Leadership:

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale.
  • Uses data or factual evidence to influence.
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework.
  • Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision.
  • Completes assigned tasks on time and with high quality. Takes independent responsibility for assigned deliverables.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions.
  • Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present.
  • Implements clean concise solutions that address the requirements at hand.
  • Makes transitions to the new and different. Adapts to new environments and changing requirements.
  • Pivots quickly as needed.
  • When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources.
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas.
  • Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements.
  • Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

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    Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha

    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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