Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston
About Us: 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 Lead On Site Software Services Specialist will support the implementation and configuration of Edge controllers, Field Agent and/or Edge Operating System at customer sites as part of the Edge Professional Services team.
This role is on the leading edge of the industrial internet of things movement and the primary function is to work with internal agile software teams to design, develop, implement and configure industrial apps for the Edge Operating System and to work within the Edge EcoSystem being developed by GE’s development teams.
As the Software Engineer, you will:
Join the GE’s Automation & Controls Professional Services team and use your software skills to develop, implement and configure software applications for our Edge EcoSystem. Examples could be porting customer Apps from legacy to the Predix environment, developing adapters for connecting customer equipment to the Predix EcoSystem, adding customer specific features & functionality to the Edge App Product Portfolio
Lead small, self-motivated teams to translate customer needs into Edge App products and infrastructure. Create customer solutions aligned to their desired business outcomes.
Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% to customer sites to implement and configure software applications on Field Agent devices, Edge Controllers and/or the Edge OS. Make recommendations to customers for best architecture inclusive of Field Agent devices, programming languages, bandwidth & security.
Work with the connectivity teams in A&C services to ensure customer satisfaction
Provide training to customers to enable them to write Apps or visualize data
Make technical presentations to peers and managers on the details of your design and project status
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 3 years of experience with developing software with high-level software languages or with web development
Minimum of 3 years of experience developing software in Linux or Windows environment
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.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites.
Location for this position is in Boston, MA.
Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Experience with web markup, including HTML5 and CSS
Experience with Java, Bash and Python
Experience in system administration with Linux and Windows
Experience with Embedded Linux & device drivers
Experience with Virtualization, e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.
Knowledge of Ethernet network communication protocols
Knowledge of application Security best practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes
Demonstrated experience working on teams that use the Agile Scrum development methods
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