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Web Applications Developer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:14:08 PM
  • 2856479
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Leicester

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Role Summary:
Come and join a growing and exciting Digital Team at GE Digital Solutions in Leicester as a Web Applications Developer.
The team are developing new Digital Pressure Sensors, Calibrators and Controller product lines, we truly are living the Digital Industrial Revolution. We are looking for candidates with a great imagination to help give our equipment a voice.

Salary: Competitive Rates of Pay Apply
Closing Date: 8/7/17

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Software Manager, provide technical solutions to enhance the current range of instruments and portable devices.
  • Ensuring requirements are captured, specified & translated correctly into cohesive development & verification plans.
  • Developing Applications using HTML5, Java, Maven, JSON, Restful-API
  • Developing lower level application code (C#/C++/COM) for desktop applications.
  • Writing of debug level software/firmware/user interfaces

  • Solid commercial experience with effective full-lifecycle development, including requirements and reviews
  • Java, C++ and C# software programming and development experience
  • HTML5/PHP5/ASP.NET developer capable of delivering solid OO design using Test Driven Development
  • Web Server admin, experienced in configuration, deployment & security on server platforms
  • Proven Web Developer with MVC/Frameworks and CSS experience
  • Production of architectural and detailed designs
  • Time management skills, work to deadlines and respond effectively to demanding customer requests.
  • Awareness of cyber security related issues and countermeasures
  • Work within an Agile development environment
  • Testing using industry recognised software (e.g. Selenium)
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Software/Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience

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:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Implementation of digital communications protocols (TCP/IP, CANBUS, MODBUS, RS485, SPI, I2C)
  • Web Server administration, installation and security
  • Database design, administration and optimization e.g. Postgres, etc.
  • Development of instrumentation and sensor/metrology related software solutions
  • Development of software architectural design and detailed design using UML including design for test
  • Experience with Change and Configuration tools, such as Github, Synergy, Clearcase, Serena Dimensions, etc.
  • Supporting external customers, internal sales and marketing functions
  • Manufacturing support and ability to solve manufacturing related problems quickly
  • High standard of documentation as evidence of conformity

Locations: United Kingdom; Leicester

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