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Technical Consultant - Asset Management

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 8:55:59 AM
  • 2832623
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cambridge

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Role Summary:
This role is integral part of team responsible for delivering best-in-class consultancy services, working on a variety of technical projects and consultancy for the Asset Management Centre of Excellence primarily on the GIS (geographic information system based on GE Smallworld). The role is involved in the wider Asset Management product set, delivering technical solutions to match customer expectation, customer satisfaction and quality within the EMEA region of GE Grid Solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

As part of a team, provide the necessary technical expertise to help understand the customer business requirements and realize the business outcomes by delivering solutions built on GE geospatial and mobile technology.

• Build a strong understanding of the GE Asset Management product structure and functions;
• Work effectively with technical teams and suppliers, across multiple large-scale projects and diverse locations.
• Develop, test and implement software solutions with a strong geospatial component, including tools for (spatial) data migration, spatial analysis and small focused applications that constitute a mobile enterprise;
• Ensure the delivery of software components, test scripts or documentation as specified by senior members of a software development team;
• Participate in the delivery of a developed solution at customer premises or in a hosting environment;
• analysis, bug fixing and on site or remote operations;
• Develop the necessary tools to facilitate on-site or remote operations;
• Flexibility to travel to customer site when required, predominantly within the European region but on occasion within the wider region.
• Effective and accurate reporting of technical delivery status.

The role is based out of Cambridge, UK but with potential to engage on projects across the region which includes, but is not restricted to, Europe and Africa.


• Degree in Software Engineering or related discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Proven experience in a technical role within a system integrator or software development practice
• Strong background in spatial technology, graphical applications, real time systems, or other enterprise solutions
• Proficiency in software engineering tools and software development processes in general, specifically in object-oriented analysis, design and development (e.g. Java);
• Proficiency with web development tools and processes in general (e.g. HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript);
• Proficiency in database tools (e.g. Oracle) and database modeling;
• Proficiency in software testing, including planning and application of test tools;
• Proficiency with the Office suite of tools;
• Working knowledge of Windows operating system

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• Committed to maintaining the highest standards of service quality in all aspects of project delivery
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities
• Familiar with contract terms
• Experience working with global teams / partners
• Strong oral and written communications skills (In German)
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cambridge

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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