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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 12:57:21 PM
  • 2765173
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Barrington


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 Software, 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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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:
You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. You will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will lead design discussions, technical analysis & inputs to decisions, and mentor others.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and apply existing technology to designs
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and implement them using language of choice
  • 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 guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using Agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Engineering OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in Software Engineering OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Engineering

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • 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:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Hands-on experience in Java application container (Tomcat, WebLogic), Java web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL, etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, Relational Database such as MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc. Experience with .NET technologies a plus.
  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data), J2EE (JSP, Servlets, EJB, Hibernate), or similar frameworks. Hands-on experience with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS a plus.
  • Experience in developing scalable, high-availability, clustered, multi-node server systems and architectures. Experience in implementing Java OSGi modules using an OSGi container or cloud development a plus.

    Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

    Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

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    Locations: United States; Illinois; Barrington

    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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