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Lead On Site Software Services Specialist

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:33:13 PM
  • 2882856
  • Job Function: Services
  • 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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



Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications

  • 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
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.
  • 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.



          Desired Characteristics:

          • Master's Degree in
            Computer Science or Computer Engineering

          • Experience with web
            markup, including HTML5 and CSS

          • Experience with
            Javascript

          • 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

          • Bias for action with a
            positive mental mind

          #DTR


          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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