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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 2:17:27 PM
  • 2839137
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States ; Massachusetts; Boston


About Us:

At GE Healthcare Digital in Boston, MA, we’re leveraging our leadership in software development, user experience, platform analytics, cyber security and cloud-based solutions to deliver our vision to drive quality and efficiency globally through digital health technology. This is not aspiration. It’s transformation. And it’s happening now. We help medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients, and we are proud to be improving lives in moments that matter.
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:
This is a Staff Software Engineering position with our innovative and fast paced Value Based Care (VBC) engineering team in Boston, MA. Our team uses Agile methodologies to provide world class Enterprise Financial Management products to our customers. You will work closely with other GE Healthcare Digital engineering teams to produce an integrated and innovative solution to meet our Healthcare customers’ rapidly changing needs.

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 applies 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 has the ability to 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 full cycle Enterprise Software development OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in full cycle Enterprise Software development OR PhD with 3 years of experience in full cycle Enterprise Software development.
  • 3+ years experience with Web Services and REST

    Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • 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 travel as needed (up to 10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • The best candidate would also have some experience in the following areas;
  • 3+ years experience with HL7 and EDI X12
  • Agile Software Development Methodology (ex. Scaled Agile Framework)
  • InterSystems Technologies (ex. Cache, Ensemble)
  • Test Automation Tools (ex. Selenium, Junit, Jasmine)
  • Centricity Business
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) Development
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, and Software Design Patterns
  • Web development using HTML5, JavaScript, Angular JS, jQuery, CSS

    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 ; Massachusetts; Boston

    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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