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Sr Software Engineer – Embedded

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 4:01:50 PM
  • 2833399
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Chicago


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 Software Engineer – Embedded will be responsible for programming a component, feature
and/or feature set in an embedded environment utilizing C++. You will work independently and
contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business, in addition to contributing to
design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, you will:

  • 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
  • Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product
    requirements & vision
  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of
    user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards Work with
    product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software
    technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating
    duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide the development,
    sustaining & support activities
  • Coach, mentor and lead the team
  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to
    align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of
    products
  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also
    across leadership team and with PLLs
  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear
    understanding of business direction, strategy and results
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of
    complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean / Agile
    / XP, 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
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application
    performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement
    them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right
    audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness



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 embedded
    software development environment using C++ and C, including experience with QNX
    and/or LINUX Operating systems OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience
  • Familiarity with: -- Networking (TCP/IP/socket)
    communication protocols -- System administration of OS level components --
    Docker containers -- Message queueing communication protocols -- Web-based
    technologies -- Predix experience is a plus
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may
    sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
    opening.



Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • Master’s Degree / PHD in Computer Science Experience with
    Windows and Unix / Linux based programming
  • Experience working on software projects in the Transportation
    and analytics domain
  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner
  • 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 ; Illinois; Chicago

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.
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