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Software Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:31:17 PM
  • 2880175
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cramlington


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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.

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Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

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Role Summary:
Work as part of the algorithms and software development team to deliver pipeline inspection data processing, analysis and reporting solutions. The application team covers a number of areas including algorithms, signal processing, data visualisation and enterprise application development. The focus of development is currently in transition to encompass contemporary developments in Cloud Computing and Big Data

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering from internal users and other stakeholders
  • Design, development and on-time delivery of new functionality for the analysis and reporting of pipeline inspection data
  • Working to ISO9001:2008 and GE quality procedures.
  • Deliver technical support including software updates and maintenance to multi-discipline teams across GE PII’s worldwide operational bases
  • Contributing to continuous improvement and quality initiatives


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • A B.Sc. or equivalent, in Mathematics, Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Programming experience: Java essential, with experience in enterprise application development an advantage. Knowledge/experience in other languages specifically C++ is desirable.
  • Experience and understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) and use of design patterns
  • Strong engineering or mathematics background (desirable)
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience of working in heterogeneous computing environment particularly across Windows and Unix/Linux variants
  • Software design using Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Exposure to or experience of Cloud Computing, Web based development and/or Big Data technology
  • Oil & Gas industry experience


Locations: United Kingdom; Cramlington
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