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Director - Architecture

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/15/2018 1:51:27 PM
  • 3060335
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; Louisiana; New Orleans


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:
Works on multiple projects as a technical lead or internal consultant. Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth domain knowledge or two or more specialized architecture areas. Works across multiple technical or functional domains.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Leads and coordinates the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction across the product portfolio or product line.
  • Analyzes, designs and develops a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
  • Review and/or analyzes and develops architectural requirements at domain level within product portfolio or team.
  • Participates in the EA domain governance model.
  • Contributes to the development of software, data and technology platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
  • Leads the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives.
  • Develops, motivates and directs staff to create a team environment.
  • A Senior Manager is a leader that manages his/her product line. / major project or large portfolio.
  • The direct reports to this leader are technical leads and individual contributors …. other people managers can be led through indirect reporting relationships.
  • Leadership comes through technical depth within the product line and ability to lead/influence within business.
  • This leader will leverage his/her technical depth and broader business understanding to coach and develop the technical leaders that report to them.
  • May also assume budget management responsibilities and strategic inputs into S2 and other business activities.
  • May also have responsibility for teams in multiple geographies.
  • Develop peer, cross-functional and cross-business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness
  • Responsible for management activities including recruiting, development, performance management, compensation, organization and teaming
  • Select, train, develop, manage and lead the people

    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 in a technical area (Architecture, Software, or Information Technology) or (a high school diploma / GED with at least 8 years of experience in Information Technology or Software).

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel up to 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence across all organizational levels
  • Solaris, Linux and/or Windows experience with system administration skills
  • Knowledge & understanding of multi-tier system architectures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with complex Database environments including hardware and supporting infrastructures.
  • Administrative experience with one or more database technologies including Oracle, MSSQL,
  • MYSQL or DB2
  • Systems Administration background in Solaris, Linux, and/or windows
  • Experience with RAC, Veritas, or Windows 2008 clustering
  • Experience with virtualization technologies
  • Shell scripting or application design experience
  • Project Management experience & proven track record
  • Provide consulting support to ERP application teams, Solutions Architect in complex systems design
  • Provide level 3 and 4 support application teams to identify and repair performance and availability issues
  • Provide leadership to identify practical solutions to improve performance and availability for support applications and infrastructure
  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Quality and cost driven while working on projects
  • Ability to set own action plans
  • Ability to influence and build consensus with other Information Technology (IT) teams and leadership
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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    Locations: United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

    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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