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Staff DevOps Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 8:59:54 PM
  • 2840046
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; Louisiana, Oklahoma, California; San Ramon, Oklahoma City, New Orleans


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:
Responsible for building & supporting Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery framework for applications deployed into the Predix.io Industrial Internet Cloud. Responsible for environment management and support. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/He contributes to DevOps discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Build Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment software tools that will support, enhance and grow our CI and CD capabilities
  • Build Scripts: Utilize standard scripting tools to define the builds.
  • Create Reusable Artifacts: Reusable code base needs to be organized into libraries with
    versions and consumed from repositories during the build process.
  • Create Deployment Scripts: Configurable deployments need to be automated using the
    deployment scripts.
  • Develop Automated Tests: Unit tests & functional test needs to be automated using the test suites.
  • Develop Continuous integration: Aim for continuous integration builds and alert the developers when the build breaks with build report.
  • Maintain Separation of Environments: Create and maintain multiple non-polluting application environments with a clear separation (Dev, QA, UAT, Stage etc.,).
  • Develop Build Promotion and Demotion: Develop and execute the promotion process (Dev->QA->UAT->…etc.) and a process to remove builds that fail from the environment.
  • Assist the engineering teams by improving productivity in development integration and automation
  • Improve our knowledge base and provide thought leadership in development automation, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.

    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 DevOps or Build/Release OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in DevOps or Build/Release.

    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 travel (roughly 10% of the time)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA, Oklahoma City, OK, or New Orleans, LA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Significant experience with Linux/ Unix Operating systems and one or more scripting languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)
  • Significant experience working with Jenkins (including plugins) or other build automation tools
  • Significant experience with one or more of the following: GIT, GitHub, SVN
  • Significant experience in automation and scripting using Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Bash, CFEngine, etc. on Linux/*nix
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Artifactory, Nexus, or another artifact storage tool
  • Experience with Maven and/or other build tools
  • Applied experience with modern application technologies and design patterns including Cloud infrastructure, distributed computing, horizontal scaling, and database technologies
  • Proven success working with and optimizing applications for large scale enterprise performance
  • Embraces technology trends that drive intelligent automation

    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:

  • 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 ; Louisiana, Oklahoma, California; San Ramon, Oklahoma City, New Orleans

    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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