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Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 9:59:53 AM
  • 2834378
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Barrington, Hoffman Estates

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.

About Us:

GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. GE operates in over 160 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide, finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance to build, power, move and cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing.

Business Overview:

At GE, 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. Stay connected with us. Join our Talent Community!

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Equal Employment Opportunity
GE Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

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:
GE Healthcare is looking for an experienced SQL Server Development DBA to work on several exciting projects that will have a positive impact on GE healthcare’s business.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a SQL Server Development DBA, some of the primary responsibilities of this role include developing database solutions, ensuring that new database code meets team standards for readability, reliability, and performance. The development DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned. The ability to work on multiple application development projects serving in a hands capacity. The ability to work in an agile team environment is critical.

In this role you will:

  • Write complex stored procedures, functions, views, triggers, and T-SQL
  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative data transformation packages and ETL jobs
  • Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Tune T-SQL queries. Conduct performance tuning query optimization reviews for projects
  • Perform production database administration tasks such as backups, restores and maintenance routines
  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance


    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience working on T-SQL/SQL Server experience working on T-SQL/SQL Server
  • At least 5 years’ experience administering SQL Server databases in development and/or production environments

    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.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Barrington, IL

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Agile/Scrum experience preferred.
  • Write high quality code using test-driven development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices
  • Experience with tools like sonar for handling static code violations in the code.

    Technical Expertise:

  • Experience working with Visual Studio Database Projects desired
  • Experience working in cloud environment such as Azure
  • Knowledge of both Azure SQL Database as well as IAAS SQL Servers are desired
  • Experience with tools like perforce and GitHub for source code configuration
  • Understanding of Simulation algorithms and statistical modelling is desired

    Business Acumen:

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application
  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry


  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

    Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present
  • 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


    Locations: United States ; Illinois; Barrington, Hoffman Estates

    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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