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Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/6/2017 1:49:20 PM
  • 2824045
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Michigan, Ohio; Cincinnati, Van Buren Twp


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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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 independently developing build and release procedures for network products, especially advanced LAN solutions for offices and Brilliant Factories. Skilled in innovating, developing, and maintaining build and configuration management. Supports network product implementation at GE sites across the globe. Works independently and contributes to immediate and extended teams across GE. Leverages tools for continuous build, automation and release management.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Becoming skilled with various configuration management, build management and continuous integration tools and methodologies.;
  • Develop expertise and knowledge in writing automation scripts and using tools for automating network build and release processes.;
  • Document network standards, configurations and scripts for the repeatable implementation of network products;
  • Builds strong understanding of standard local network design for a variety of GE site environments including offices and factory floors.;
  • Hands-on and remote implementation of LAN products including switches, WLAN, access points, and firewalls.
  • Breaks down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks. ;Increases task capacity and takes on multiple projects at one time.;
  • Provides level 3/4 network product support to internal and external partners during implementation, changes and incidents.


Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or 4years of experience in lieu of degree.;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in enterprise network engineering role.;
  • Eligibility Requirements

  • Hands-on technical experience installing and configuring LAN and WAN infrastructure, wireless networking and firewalls.;
  • Strong team player and problem solver – collaborates well with others and actively incorporates input from various sources.
  • Consistently contribute opinions, ideas, and solutions in a technical team environment.;
  • Must be willing to work out of a GE Digital hub site.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.;
  • Able to contribute to problem solving and decision making in an ever-changing technical environment.;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and tight deadlines.;
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements, drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways and balances competing priorities accordingly.;
  • Strong interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities.;
  • Experience with network implementations in a manufacturing plant environment preferred but not required, including wireless and industrial network protocols.;
  • Proven ability to execute on large-scale global programs composed of multiple projects or work streams.;
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate preferred but not required.


Locations: United States; Michigan, Ohio; Cincinnati, Van Buren Twp

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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