Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston
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 Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
About GE’s Automation & Controls: GE is a leading provider of automation and controls technology and services for power generation, distribution and adjacent applications across industry. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their machines, data, insights and people. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. To learn more, please visit: www.geautomation.com. 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: The Platform Software Developer will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of GE’s Edge Ecosystem. This entails building out a platform to enable other software developers to build, test, publish and manage Edge Apps on Edge Devices. Developers will also build their own Edge Apps leveraging the platform.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Platform Software Developer, you will:
Join the GE’s Automation & Controls Technology team and use your software skills to develop GE’s Edge Eco-system, the App Store and App Development Environment The software will work with Field Agent edge devices and Predix Cloud offerings. You will develop Edge Apps as well
Work in small, self-motivated teams collaborating with your Product Owner to translate customer needs into the platform
Be involved in all phases of software development from product definition to production release
Use Agile software development practices to test our products using Continuous Integration
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationships between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
Strong knowledge of Software Design Patterns. Hands-on experience in containerization and web services (Docker, Micro-Apps, REST, etc.)
Minimum of 6 months of related coursework or hands-on practical experience developing software with high-level software languages such as C/C++, Java, and Python
Minimum of 6 months of related coursework or hands-on practical experience in developing software in Linux
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.
Minimum of 6 months of related coursework or hands-on practical experience with containers and container engines such as Docker
Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Experience with Poylmer, Node or Angular is a plus
Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
Java, Bash and Python, C++
System administration with Linux
CI / CD infrastructure
Node js for web front end development
Embedded Linux & device drivers
Virtualization, e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.
Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes
Knowledge of Ethernet network communication protocols
Knowledge of application Security best practices
Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, Boot, MVC, Integration and Data)
Experience with building platforms and developer tools is a big plus
Experience with Big Data and NoSQL databases is a big plus
Able to work through ambiguous situations and get to answers on behalf of our customers
Can influence team members and management team
Comfortable managing time and bugets
Can present technical plans in voice of customer
Works well with commercial, PM, marketing, finance and entire extended business team
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