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Platform Software Developer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:27:24 PM
  • 2863497
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • 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.)



Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 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

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.



Desired Characteristics:
  • 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
  • Javascript Experience or familiarity with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS
  • 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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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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