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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:40:16 PM
  • 2911578
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


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 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:
You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will: 
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development m and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance to developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM 
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with CTO, Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers 
  • Leads impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy.
  • Subject matter expert in processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations. Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks. 
  • Expert level skills in design, architecture and development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands. 
  • Leads the architecture and design efforts across the product / multiple product versions and is an expert in architecting custom solutions off the base product. 
  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary – as a value offering.


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in software development OR Master’s degree with 1 years of experience in software development

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.
  • Must be willing to travel (5%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise: 
  • Extensive experience in cloud computing, distributed systems, object oriented design, relational and NoSQL databases, REST APIs, asynchronous programming, and micro-services architecture. 
  • In-depth knowledge in two or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Perl. 
  • Extensive experience in at least two of the followings: Cassandra, Solr, Apache TinkerPop, Apex, Spark, HDFS, graph database, big data 
  • Strong understanding and experience in agile methodologies such as Extreme Programming, Scrum, Kanban, BDD/TDD, pair programing, continuous integration/delivery. 

Leadership: 
  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test driven development in lieu of traditional QA practices).
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence. 
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization. Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure. 

Personal Attributes:
  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information. 
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.

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Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

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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