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Sr Lifecycle Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/14/2018 5:53:39 PM
  • 3066180
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Alpharetta, Atlanta


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:
Sr. DevOps Engineer will be responsible for performance and availability of Compute infrastructure consumed by all business segments. The Site Reliability teams are composed of highly talented individuals obsessively focused with availability through operational excellence. The ideal individual is relentlessly technical, passionate for automating everything and totally committed to delivering amazing customer experiences.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Sr. DevOps Engineer, you must have an excellent understanding of standard IT infrastructure equipment and systems – reliability and failure causes, the ability to quickly understand the key operational characteristics of new equipment and systems, interview domain experts for failure mode knowledge, and assess how possible failure models will affect measured parameters and key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • In catastrophic situations available 24x7 to quickly respond and resolve critical service outages severely impacting consumers.
  • Establish performance baseline, capacity thresholds, correlate events, and define monitoring/alerting criteria.
  • Develop automated solutions to address potential problems before they result in a service interruption.
  • Build dashboards, bots, micro services to address the operational issues.
  • Utilize logging system such as Splunk (or ELK) and monitoring such as Sensu or similar to create a robust system.
  • Provide impact assessment and mitigation plan for changes going into the production environment.
  • Develop availability measures that align with consumer experience to accurately assess the usability of crucial services.
  • Programmatically monitor for and remediate configuration drift of critical devices.
  • Develop response plans to potential failure points and evaluate effectiveness during planned tests.
  • Perform comprehensive operational health checks of the entire services to identify areas of concern and track activities to drive improvements at all levels of the architecture.
  • Provide technical coaching and direction to more junior teammates Qualifications/Requirements

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, similar STEM degree, or in lieu a high school diploma with equivalent years of experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of Dev Ops experience in enterprise-wide deployments.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in AWS – creating payloads, using AWS tools for Dev Ops pipeline and data analytics
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in developing software systems using micro services architecture (Docker or NetFlix or Kubernetes)

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US 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.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working with Operating systems (Windows, Unix/Linux) from kernel to shell and beyond, with experience working with system libraries, file systems,
    and client-server protocols.
  • Networking: experience with network theory e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc., MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing

    Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrated experience scripting or developing software and services for the cloud with one or more of the following automation scripting coding languages (Shell, Powershell, Ansible, Python, Chef, Puppett, Bash, Ruby, Python, Go, Java, Node.js, .NET, etc.)
  • Experience managing version control systems such as Git
  • Experience deploying and managing infrastructure on public clouds such as AWS
  • Experience using an automated configuration management system (Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
  • Engineer should be able to design and develop large scale systems. Aware of design patterns and design practices
  • Knowledge of Network Management (SNMP, MIB)
  • Experience with configuring, customizing, extending
  • Monitoring tools (Datadog, Sensu, Grafana, Splunk, etc.)
  • 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
  • Knowledge and experience using Analytics Software Packages like Matlab, SAS, JMPro etc. Programming experience with open source scripting
  • Data analysis packages like Python, R is a plus
  • Experience writing automation PowerShell and other scripting languages for automation tasks
  • Ability to deliver results in a rapidly changing dynamic environment.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out and the ability to work independently.
  • Must be a team player with a strong desire to win.
  • Passionate about continuously learning and able to quickly adapt and pivot to win in dynamic environment.
  • Highly organized and efficient; able to balance competing priorities and execute accordingly.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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    Locations: United States; Georgia; Alpharetta, Atlanta

    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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